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Mrs. Williams from Yucaipa CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinders Love Science

My students need a books about science, insects, animals, and weather!

  • $342 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 25 Kindergarten students attend an excellent school where more 50% of the students come from low-income households. However, each student strives to learn and succeed in school.

My students are bright, willing and excited to learn each day they walk in to the classroom.

Myself and other teachers are dedicated to the students success by ensuring our classrooms are engaging, differentiated, and safe learning environments.

Our school takes kindergarten seriously, and we are passionate about setting a solid foundation for hard-work, and the love of learning so each student can take this wonderful and meaningful experience with them to the next grade-level. These young students have amazing minds and it is my job to get them ready for the future!

My Project

My kindergarten students are learning to read. They work hard to learn the basic skills of reading by using books. They learn to hold books, learn the different parts of the book, directionality, and most importantly, identifying letters and words. Finally, using pictures to decode words and learning fluency to read! Kinders make amazing progress in one school year, but can not do it if they don't have the books to read. In order to foster this learning, I have done my best to create an inviting classroom library with a good selection of books. I am asking for a variety of reading books of beginning Lexile reading levels that my students will be excited about reading. I have chosen non-fiction level 1, Level 2 and ready-to-read books on animals, science, insects, and weather such as rainbows. All of the books I have requested will be available to my students they will be allowed to take them home. Each of the books will be labeled by Lexile reading level, making it easier for my students to select books appropriate for them.

Mrs. Williams
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rainbow (Weather Ready-to-Reads) • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
My Hands (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 1 (Pb)) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
Michael Recycle • Amazon Business $13.17 1 $13.17
Germs Make Me Sick! (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Look, Listen, Taste, Touch, and Smell: Learning About Your Five Senses (The Amazing Body) • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
Earth Day Every Day (Cloverleaf Books: Planet Protectors) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
My Feet (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Wiggle and Waggle • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
My Hands (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) • Amazon Business $5.53 1 $5.53
What's for Lunch? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $5.07 1 $5.07
The Caterpillar (Reader's Clubhouse Level 1 Reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Endangered Animals: Level 2 (We Both Read - Level 2 (Quality)) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
A Look at Teeth (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Knowing about Noses (Rookie Read-About Science (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Ready to Read Mighty Machines (Ready to Read: Level 1 (Make Believe Ideas)) • Amazon Business $4.48 1 $4.48
My Five Senses (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Guinness World Records: Wacky Wheels (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Doozers Have Green Thumbs • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Black Out!: Animals That Live in the Dark (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader, Level 1: Noodles - I Love Snow! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers L1: Bugs Hide and Seek • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Guinness World Records: Remarkable Robots (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Bats - Creatures of the Night (All Aboard Reading: Level 2: Grades 1-3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Garden That We Grew (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
You Can't Smell a Flower with Your Ear!: All About Your Five Senses (Penguin Young Readers, Level 4) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers L1: Train Travel • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Barn Storm (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Bears Are Curious (Step-Into-Reading, Step 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Turtles • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Miss Bindergarten and the Very Wet Day (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Garden Project (Robin Hill School) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Guinness World Records: Fun with Food (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Rick Is Sick (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Oh My, Pumpkin Pie! (Step into Reading, Step 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Water (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
DK Readers: Animal Hospital (Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
DK Readers: Winking, Blinking, Wiggling & Waggling (Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
I'm a Caterpillar (Scholastic Reader Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Pumpkin Day! (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
The Secret Life of Trees, Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone (DK Readers) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Annie and Snowball and the Wintry Freeze • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
DK Readers L2: Sniffles, Sneezes, Hiccups, and Coughs • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Daniel's Pet (Rise and Shine) (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.46 1 $3.46
Snow Surprise (Green Light Readers Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.43 1 $3.43
Biscuit Visits the Doctor • Amazon Business $3.12 1 $3.12
Lana's World: Let's Go to the Moon (Green Light Readers Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.08 1 $3.08
Snow Trucking! (Jon Scieszka's Trucktown) • Amazon Business $2.51 1 $2.51

Materials cost

$235.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$290.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.30

Total project goal

$341.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.99

1 Donor

-$171.00

Donations toward project cost

-$145.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.65

match offer

-$170.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$145.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.65

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$0.00

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