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  • $224 goal

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Mrs. Meyer
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Reading Group Supplies and Books

My students need interactive and encouraging books, such as the bucket anti-bullying books, as well as reading group tubs.

My Students

"Everyone carries an invisible bucket..." Carol McCloud says, in her book, "Have You Filled a Bucket Today?". My students need to learn that people have feelings and we need to treat others with kindness, too.

My kindergarten students attend one of the lowest socioeconomic schools in our district in Oregon.

The majority of them have not attended preschool and have little academic support at home. Over half of them do not speak English at home, many of them come in to school not recognizing any letters and many cannot write their own name.

My Project

I read to my students every day; whether it is interactive books for the whole class, or decodable books during small reading groups. I would like to incorporate more character education in these books, and the "bucket books" are an excellent way to teach my students how daily acts of kindness can make everyone feel good. I also divide my class into four small groups each day so that I can work more closely with each student at their own reading level, and the reading group totes are an easy way to quickly divide up and organize each groups' books and supplies.

Not only do these "bucket books" teach character education, but they have a great anti-bullying message.

Through these books, my students will learn that when they make others feel bad, not only does it hurt others, but it also makes them feel bad, too. I can not wait to teach and encourage my students to fill others' buckets each day!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL169 - Carry-All Teacher’s Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 4 $79.96
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? • AKJ Books $16.16 1 $16.16
Press Here • AKJ Books $14.39 1 $14.39
One • AKJ Books $13.10 1 $13.10
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids Tom Rath, Mary Reckmeyer, • AKJ Books $13.10 1 $13.10
Will You Fill My Bucket? • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Fill a Bucket • AKJ Books $8.06 1 $8.06
Buckets 6" Mini Designer Cut-Outs • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$157.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.48

Total project goal

$223.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$223.21

1 Donor

-$223.21

Donations toward project cost

-$189.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.48

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$0.00

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This project will reach 30 students.

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