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Ms. Cathy from Saint Paul MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization for Independent Reading

Help me give my students independent and organized access to their favorite books.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have both a morning and afternoon class of 4 and 5 year-old students. My students have a range of social, educational, and language needs. Many children speak a language other than English and come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Some children are identified with special needs including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. Most children at my school qualify for free or reduced lunch.

My students are engaged learners who love to read books, magazines, and poetry.

My Project

My students love looking at books - noticing details in illustrations, finding letters they know, and re-telling stories in their own words. They especially love our “book club” time where a group of students will each have their own copy of the same book. These storage bins will help them be independent and organized as they read with friends. Students will be confident in independently accessing their books - and they will know where to find them and care for them with these storage bins. Having portable bins that students can carry will allow them to have books accessible throughout the classroom.

Ms. Cathy
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG965X - Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.99 3 $107.97

Materials cost

$107.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.63

Total project goal

$164.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.22

2 Donors

-$164.22

Donations toward project cost

-$139.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.63

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$0.00

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