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Mrs. Kilday from Davidson NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Take Home Books to Promote a Love of Reading!

My students need 60 books ranging in different reading levels to take home nightly to read to their families to reinforce and practice their reading skills.

  • $280 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” This quote, by Benjamin Franklin, describes the classroom environment that I create for my energetic and enthusiastic students. Kindergarten is a busy place with active hands-on learning and happy smiles from students who love to learn and have fun!

My students are engaged and successful learners.

I create a positive environment where every child feels loved, valued, and important every day! I work diligently to meet the social and academic needs of every student. My students love to be greeted every morning as they come into class. They see my smile, hear my laugh, and watch my ever-moving Converse sneakers, as I move around the room to start another day of joyful learning.

My Project

My kindergarten students meet daily in a small group with me for guided reading instruction. The students read a book a day at their level and then take that book home to read it again to their families. I would also like my students to be able to take home an extra book at their level each night to strengthen their skills. I'm requesting 60 books at different reading levels for my students to take home nightly to reinforce and practice their reading skills.

To become a stronger reader, students need to simply read, read, and read.

When students are just beginning to learn to read, there are not many, or if any, leveled books at the local library. By providing students with two books a night, I hope to see my kindergarten students, not only excel in reading, but also fall in love with reading and the magic of books!

Mrs. Kilday
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 25 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Turtles • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
Sleepy Dog • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Ballet Stars • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dancing Dinos at the Beach • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dancing Dinos Go to School • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Jack and Jill and Big Dog Bill: A Phonics Reader A Phonics Reader • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Robot, Go Bot! (Step into Reading Comic Reader) A Comic Reader • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Apples And How They Grow • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron is a Good Sport • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Too Many Dogs • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Berenstain Bears: We Like Kites • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Cat Traps • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Wheels! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Miss Bindergarten and the Very Wet Day • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron Loves Apples and Pumpkins • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Lion and the Mouse • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Sunshine, Moonshine • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron Has a Lazy Day • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Snowball • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron is Cool • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Snowman • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Big Egg • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
I like Stars • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Flip Flop! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dragon Egg • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Bear Hugs • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Hog And Dog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ready? Set. Raymond! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Chicks! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ducks Go Vroom • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Apple Picking Day! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Tae Kwon Do! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Dig, Scoop, Ka-Boom! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Monkey Play • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Silly Sara: A Phonics Reader A Phonics Reader • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Sleepy Dog, Wake Up! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Snowman and the Snowdog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Harry Gets Ready for School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Monster is Coming! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ponies • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Harry Takes a Bath • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
My Tooth Is Loose! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Jason's Bus Ride • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Nicky Upstairs and Down • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Who Stole the Cookies? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Teeny-Tiny Woman • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Snug Bug • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Cowboy Roy • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Turtle and Snake Go Camping • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
That Bad, Bad Cat! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Monkey See, Monkey Do • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Turtle and Snake's Day at the Beach • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pal and Sal • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Butterflies • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Pizza That We Made • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
My New Boy • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Wake Up, Sun! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Tiger Is a Scaredy Cat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I like bugs • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Hot Dog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$190.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$14.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$237.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.99

Total project goal

$279.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$279.94

3 Donors

-$271.12

Donations toward project cost

-$237.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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