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Mrs. Carpenter from Bellaire TX is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Picture This: Rewarding Readers With Whole School Reading Challenge

Help me give my students fun incentives and prizes for active readers as a part of a whole school reading program.

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

Unlock the gateway to inspiration and knowledge for our students with your support for this transformative project. Picture a world where reading becomes an exhilarating adventure, where each turn of a page leads to new horizons of discovery. This is the vision we're striving to bring to life, and we invite you to be a part of it.

In today's fast-paced world, cultivating a love for reading amidst the demands of high school life can be a challenge.

Yet, we believe that every book holds the potential to spark imagination, broaden perspectives, and ignite the flames of curiosity. Our mission is clear: to kindle a passion for literature and literacy that will resonate throughout our students' lives.

At the heart of our endeavor is the creation of a captivating reading promotion challenge centered around this year's top Texas Young Adult Books: Tayshas. With your generous contributions, we've already been able to secure copies of the Name that Book list, skillfully curated from the Tayshas list, through DonorsChoose. This is just the beginning.

Imagine the joy that will radiate from our students as they dive into these compelling tales. But it doesn't stop there. We're crafting an environment where their reading feats are celebrated in grand style. Every page they devour brings them closer to exciting incentives, tangible rewards that range from cherished stickers to sweet treats that evoke childhood nostalgia. Our students' journey will be commemorated with polaroid snapshots, proudly displayed throughout the year, an enduring testament to their literary achievements.

The impact of your involvement is immeasurable. The specific items we're requesting - the enchanting stickers, the delectable candies, and the instant-film cameras - will infuse the act of reading with a touch of magic. These incentives will transform reading from a task into a delightful escapade, nurturing a

Mrs. Carpenter
Grades 9-12

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Polaroid Now 2nd Generation I-Type Instant Camera + Film Bundle - Now Black Camera + 16 Color Photos (6248) • Amazon Business $137.29 1 $137.29
Polaroid Instant Color I-Type Film - 40x Film Pack (40 Photos) (6010) • Amazon Business $59.77 1 $59.77
100 Pieces Motivational Stress Balls Colorful Foam Balls Inspirational Stress Relief Balls Quotes Stress Ball Pack Small Anxiety Balls for Relief Encouraging (Motivational, Bright Colors) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
120 Pcs Pop Bracelet Bubble Fidget Sensory Toys for Party Favors, Hand Finger Wristband Bulk for Classroom Prizes, Easter Egg Basket Stuffers Goodie Bag Stuffers Christmas Valentine Gift for Kid • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
120 Pcs Mini Pop Bubble Fidget Toys, Silicone Keychain Small Pop Bulk for Party Favors, Classroom Prizes, Reliever Hand Toy Goodie Bag Stuffers Halloween Christmas Birthday Gifts for Kids Students • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Candy Variety Pack - Pinata Stuffers - Bulk Candy - Parade Candies - Assorted Individually Wrapped Candy - Party Mix Assortment - 4 Pounds • Amazon Business $29.89 1 $29.89
CANDY VARIETY PACK - 2 Lbs Assorted Classic Candy Mix - Bulk Candy Care Package - Movie Night Supplies, Snack Food Gift, Office Candy Assortment - Gift Box for Birthday Party, Kids, College Students & Adults (2 lbs) • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
LENYOQIN 100 Pcs Kawaii Squishies, Mochi Squishy Toys for Kids Party Favors, Mini Sensory Stress Relief Toys, Goodie Bags Novelty Toy, Classroom Prizes, Birthday Gift, Christmas Stocking, Xmas Gifts (Random) • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
Ring Pop Colorfest Individually Wrapped Pink Strawberry 30 Count Bulk Lollipop Pack Suckers - Fun Candy Bulk For Party Favors, Color Parties, Pool Parties, & 4th of July - Summer Treats for Kids • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
200 Treat Bags with 200 4" Twist Ties 6 Mix Colors - 1.4mils Thickness OPP Plastic Bags (4'' x 6'') • Amazon Business $8.48 2 $16.96
URSKYTOUS 60Pcs Animal Erasers Desk Pets for Kids Animal Pencil Erasers Bulk Puzzle Erasers Toys Gifts for Classroom Prizes,Game Reward,Treasure Box,Easter Egg Fillers,Goodie Bag Stuffers,Party Favors • Amazon Business $16.13 1 $16.13
100 Pcs Reading List Bookmark Tracker 3 x 8" Personal Library Card Bookmark Book Tracker Reading Page Cards Reading Log Notecards for Student Kids Reading Lover Readers Literary Gifts Book Accessories • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
100 Piece DIY Inspirational Bookmarks for Kids, Adults, Teachers, Students Bulk, Bookmarks with Tassel • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Pllieay 20PCS Space Bouncy Balls, Space Bouncy Balls Bulk 32mm Space Theme Bouncy Balls for Kids Party Favors, Christmas Gift Bag Filling • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Ring Pop Individually Wrapped Bulk Lollipop Variety Party Pack – 20 Count Lollipop Suckers w/ Assorted Flavors - Fun Candy for Birthdays and Celebrations • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69

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