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Ms. Merwin from Lake Butler FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy via Listening

My students need books on CD to create an audio library.

  • $289 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of my students come from low economic households in a small, rural town in Florida. I have 20 sweet kindergarteners who are constantly moving around and always curious about new things. They love to be outside and are all very social.

We love to learn, and love to read in our class.

The students in our small town come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school is a Title 1 school, where 20% of the population is stricken by poverty.

My Project

It is imperative to create the correct learning environment in Kindergarten. Some students learn best seeing, others learn by hearing, and a few learn best by moving around. While children learn in multiple ways, when learning to read it is important to have access to both audio and visual literature.

Students need access to more than one type of literature in order to establish the needed basis for reading.

It is my goal to give my students access to all types of literature, but building an audio library can be a lot. With this project, I can provide the needed CD's and books for my students to follow along in a listening center.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jamaica's Find Book & CD (Read Along Book and CD) • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Disney*Pixar Read-Along Storybook and CD Box Set • Amazon Business $10.52 1 $10.52
The Pout-Pout Fish book and CD storytime set • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Madeline (Puffin Storytime) (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
Curious George Feeds the Animals Book & CD (Read Along Book & CD) • Amazon Business $9.26 1 $9.26
Iron Man Trilogy Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $9.03 1 $9.03
Skippyjon Jones: Puffin Storytime • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
LP Multi Headphone Splitter, 3.5mm Audio Stereo Splitter Cable, 1 Male to 5 Port Female Earphone Headset Splitter Adapter Compatible with iPhone, Samsung, Smartphones, Tablets, MP3 Players(Black) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
ONE FISH, TWO FISH.. • Amazon Business $7.91 1 $7.91
The Lion Guard Read-Along Storybook and CD The Power of the Roar • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
High-Flying Skye (PAW Patrol) (Book and CD) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Giraffes Can't Dance: Audiobook Read-Along (Paperback and CD) • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $6.62 1 $6.62
GREEN EGGS AND HAM B • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
CAT IN THE HAT BOOK • Amazon Business $6.35 1 $6.35
DuckTales: Woo-oo! Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
Star Wars Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.84 1 $5.84
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $5.73 1 $5.73
Beauty and the Beast Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66
Guardians of the Galaxy Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
Zootopia Read-Along Storybook & CD (Read-Along Storybook and CD) • Amazon Business $5.38 1 $5.38
Monsters, Inc. Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.34 1 $5.34
The Lion King Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.20 1 $5.20
Moana Read-Along Storybook & CD (Read-Along Storybook and CD) • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
The Good Dinosaur (Read-Along Storybook and CD) (A Disney Storybook and CD) • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
Peter Pan Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
The Little Mermaid Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
Coco Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $4.83 1 $4.83
Captain America: The First Avenger Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Aladdin Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $4.18 1 $4.18

Materials cost

$211.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.23

Total project goal

$288.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$288.19

3 Donors

-$263.19

Donations toward project cost

-$223.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.48

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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