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Ms. M. from Saint Louis MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nurturing a Garden

My students need modeling clay and 19 popular books to expand our classroom library.

  • $263 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hello! I am a first time teacher and I teach 19 kindergarten students. I teach in an early childhood school that serves students in grades preschool through second grade.

I came into a classroom that has a very small personal library. Many of the books in the library are torn or are falling apart. We cover many topics in the kindergarten curriculum and I want to include more books in the classroom that connect with our science and math curriculums.

I need more books for our library that will connect with our current subjects such as phonics, beginning reading strategies, shapes and animals.

My students would greatly appreciate some new and different books in the library. New books would give them more momentum and renew their interest in reading.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Basic Skills Helpers, Kindergarten School Specialty Publishing • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
CLAY, MODELING, GREEN, 1 LB • Carolina Biological Supply Company $4.37 1 $4.37
MODEL MAGIC , 75 CT., ASSORTED Binney & Smith Crayola Model Magic Clay; 75 1-oz. Packs, Assorted Colors • Quill $40.49 1 $40.49
My Friend Rabbit Eric Rohmann, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Goodnight Moon Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
Kitten's First Full Moon Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.59 1 $12.59
On Beyond Bugs: All About Insects Dr. Seuss, Tish Rabe, Aristides Ruiz (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 1 $8.09
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $8.79 1 $8.79
Circus Shapes (MathStart) Stuart J. Murphy, Edward Miller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
The Shape of Things Dayle Ann Dodds, Julie Lacome (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Presidents' Day Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Presidents' Day David F. Marx, Katharine A. Kane, Nanci R. Vargus • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Biscuit and the Baby (I Can Read Series) Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Biscuit Visits the Doctor Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator), Rose Mary Berlin (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Biscuit Goes to School (An I Can Read Book) Alyssa Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.38 1 $5.38
Adventures of Biscuit: Five Stories of Everyone's Favorite Puppy (I Can Read Series) Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.18 1 $7.18
The Shape of Me and Other Stuff (Bright and Early Books Series) Dr. Seuss, Seuss • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Biscuit's Valentine's Day Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Biscuit's Snowy Day Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator), Mary O'keefe Young (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Biscuit's Birthday Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
What Is Love, Biscuit? Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$169.51

Vendor shipping charges

$16.95

State sales tax

$7.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$215.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.20

Total project goal

$262.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$262.20

3 Donors

-$252.94

Donations toward project cost

-$215.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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