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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarteners Need to Read at Home, Too.

Help me give my students books and more books. My kindergarten need more easy readers to borrow to read at home.

  • $382 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self-control issues. Small group activities that let us get up and move help our ADHD tendencies stay under control. We need real reasons to move and stretch.

My students grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps them in so many ways. They get noisy, but they learn so much together. They need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. Our parents just cannot afford to supply these items. The students need to show the colors of their ideas. They also need ways to be active and help learn to control ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Kindergarteners are busy learning letters and sight words. We are matching sounds to the letters and decoding CVC, (consonant vowel consonant) words. We are building word families, too. We are gathering lots of skills, but need some great resources to apply these skills.

Beginning readers will give us the perfect chance to show all these skills in action.

These books will give us the practice we need to grow as readers. This book selection includes some of our favorite characters. We will read with Little Critter, Pete the Cat, Biscuit and the Berenstain Bears. We will learn about ourselves as we study these characters.

With these books, we will practice, learn and grow.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MerryMakers Biscuit Plush Doll, 10-Inch • Amazon Business $18.04 1 $18.04
Splat the Cat: Big Reading Collection (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Biscuit's Neighborhood: 5 Fun-Filled Stories in 1 Box! (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
The Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of Feelings • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Sticks • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
My Favorite Dog Stories: Learning to Read Box Set (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
Splatter • Amazon Business $13.02 1 $13.02
Funny School Stories: Learning to Read Box Set: 5 Fun-Filled Adventures! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Little Critter Collector's Quintet: Critters Who Care, Going to the Firehouse, This Is My Town, Going to the Sea Park, To the Rescue (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
Little Critter: Bedtime Storybook Boxed Set: 5 Favorite Critter Tales! • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Eraser • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Pete the Cat and the Itsy Bitsy Spider • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Pete the Cat's Got Class • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase: Includes 12 St. Patrick's Day Cards, Fold-Out Poster, and Stickers! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
If Animals Kissed Good Night • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods (Boynton on Board) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Little Critter: Just Saving My Money (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pete the Cat: Snow Daze (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pete the Cat and the Supercool Science Fair • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Little Critter: Just Helping My Dad (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Digger the Dinosaur (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete • Amazon Business $4.89 1 $4.89
I Want to Be a Police Officer (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Just a Little Sick (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat Checks Out the Library • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Little Critter: Just a Big Storm • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Biscuit Visits the Doctor • Amazon Business $3.92 1 $3.92
I Want to Be a Veterinarian (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
I Want to Be a Doctor (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.41 1 $3.41
Uni's First Sleepover (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Little Critter: Just a Baby Bird (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
Little Critter: Exploring the Great Outdoors (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Biscuit's Birthday • Amazon Business $2.79 1 $2.79
Pete the Cat's Groovy Bake Sale (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.49 1 $2.49
The Shy Little Kitten (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.48 1 $2.48

Materials cost

$289.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$324.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.18

Total project goal

$381.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$381.18

3 Donors

-$381.18

Donations toward project cost

-$324.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.18

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$0.00

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