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Mrs. Kerrigan from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Library to Grow Amazing Readers!

Help me give my students a diverse library filled with books on their own reading level to help them learn to read independently!

  • $1,214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students are an amazing group of little learners. Many of them come from disadvantaged backgrounds, but you would never know it! Every day they come to school with happy faces and positive attitudes. Their enthusiasm and love for school make me ecstatic to be their teacher this year!

My Montessori kindergarten class contains such an exciting group of mixed interests, abilities, and goals.

Some of my students attended Pre-K at my school last year and are starting in Kindergarten at a first grade level. Some of my students are just coming to school for their first time and are learning the basics - letter names, sounds and how to hold a crayon or pencil. Even though they are on all different learning levels, all of my students love to learn new things, sing songs, tell stories, dance and play outside.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strived to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy. I read on the carpet to them every day and they also read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and the students are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of the books were chosen with my students in mind. Students will be able to choose from a variety of books that interest them, which will help them to continue to enjoy independent reading time. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more! These books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their learning experiences as they are exposed to more new and interesting books!

Mrs. Kerrigan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA714 - Paperback Classics Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
RA534 - Predictable Text Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
RA318 - Storybooks for Learning Centers Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $105.00 1 $105.00
TT557 - Lakeshore Nonfiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
BX700X - Heavy-Duty Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT235 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE667 - Lakeshore Word Family Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT933 - Lakeshore Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CR692 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
CR691 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
GG965X - Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
TT916 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level F (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
TT918 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level H (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT972 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level B (K) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT917 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level G (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT974 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level D (K-Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
TT915 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level E (Gr. 1) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
TT973 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 2 - Books Only - Level C (K) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00
LL112VT - Lakeshore Paper Tray - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LL112RD - Lakeshore Paper Tray - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LL112RG - Lakeshore Paper Tray - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LL112BU - Lakeshore Paper Tray - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LL112YE - Lakeshore Paper Tray - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LL112GR - Lakeshore Paper Tray - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$986.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,031.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$182.06

Total project goal

$1,213.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,213.74

1 Donor

-$1,213.74

Donations toward project cost

-$1,031.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$182.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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