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Ms. Skyla from Holly MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students print rich books, interactive stories and hands-on literacy materials.

  • $764 goal

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My Students

My classroom is filled with energetic loving three and four year olds who are eager to learn. As teachers we strive to help children to prepare for their bright futures ahead! My students love to read and learn about letters and numbers.

Our mission statement at Head Start is to "support families and prepare children for success in school and in life".

Our school is located in the small village of Holly Michigan and serves the families in our area. Our school provides preschool education to families with low income or 'at risk' children. Children attend Head Start to reduce or eliminate the educational barrier that could interfere with the educational achievements in kindergarten and beyond. We strive to support, love and encourage both our families and children.

My Project

These books and literacy materials will help to create a print rich classroom to help children learn about letters, stories and writing. With whiteboards children will be able to explore writing in a whole new way. The felt board stories encourages imagination and allows children to be hands on with the story. Early literacy allows for more opportunities to build vocabulary and support cognitive development. These materials are going to allow us to support awareness of the sounds of language, awareness to print and the relationship developed by between letters and sound. We hope to build phonological awareness within our students so they can be successful in the future.

Ms. Skyla
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 17 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH651 - Mouse Paint Big Book Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $64.99 1 $64.99
JJ909 - What’s Inside? Soft Feely Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC126 - Alphabet Learning Locks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR514 - Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LA954 - Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LA956 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Board Geeks 25 Pack Dry Erase Lapboards 9 inch by 12 inch Large Whiteboard White Board Set Great for Teachers, Students, Children, Classroom Reusable, Durable, Portable, Single Sided Whiteboard • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
MN6 - Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
Bear and Friends: Bear Snores On; Bear Wants More; Bear's New Friend (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $23.60 1 $23.60
Days with Bear: Bear Feels Scared; Bear Feels Sick; Bear's Loose Tooth (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $22.34 1 $22.34
Rhyme Time Literacy Magnets (Set of 30) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
Snap 'N Learn Alphabet Alligators • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
If You Give a Moose a Muffin • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Crayons: A Set of Books and Finger Puppets • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $13.13 1 $13.13
Learning Resources Lowercase Alphabet Stamps, Classroom Teacher Accessories, 34 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $12.25 1 $12.25
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?. by Bill Martin, JR. • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
What Would I look Like If I were A Snowman • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
If You Give a Pig a Pancake • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
If You Give a Dog a Donut • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Book • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Bear Counts (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Birthday Cake: A Board Book • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Sneezy the Snowman • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Three Little Pigs (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Jack and the Beanstalk (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Little Red Hen (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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