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Ms. Nestler from Springfield IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Here I Come!!

Help me give my students books about Kindergarten when for when they leave Early Childhood.

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is changing! Beginning next school year, I will have an Inclusion Blended classroom. My students will still be aged three to five years. I will have 15 students in the morning and 15 in the afternoon. Rather than being a self-contained ECSE room, my students will also consist of typically developing kiddos without IEPs! I am so excited for this new experience.

I teach in a high-poverty Title I school.

More than three-quarters of the students in our school are from low-income households. My classroom will be the first school experience for the majority of my students and I want it to set the tone for their future education. Therefore, I do all that I can to make their experience one that is exciting and motivating for them.

My Project

Most of my students are in my classroom for two years and some I have for three years. It is difficult for them to get used to the idea that they will be going to a different teacher when they go to kindergarten.

A book about kindergarten is just what they need to feel better about switching to their new classroom!

Most of my students will attend a different school building when they go to kindergarten. They will have to adjust to a new building, classroom, teacher, and friends! That is a lot of changes! These books will help to calm their fears about heading to kindergarten.

Ms. Nestler
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Night Before Kindergarten • Amazon Business $4.99 7 $34.93
Clifford Goes to Kindergarten • Amazon Business $3.99 7 $27.93
Kindergarten, Here I Come! • Amazon Business $3.99 7 $27.93
The Night Before Kindergarten • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Clifford Goes to Kindergarten • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Kindergarten, Here I Come! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$103.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.88

Total project goal

$159.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.20

3 Donors

-$80.00

Donations toward project cost

-$68.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

match offer

-$79.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.88

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$0.00

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