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Ms. Wallinger from Columbia MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading to Save the Earth!

My students need read aloud books about nature and the outdoors as we learn to protect the planet and plan a camping trip.

  • $166 goal

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My Students

Explore, create, and play; these are just a few things my students love to do. They care a lot about each other and love making connections to our learning. They are truly a fun group to work with. We learn at a STEM school where we enjoy learning through discovery and applying new skills to real world learning opportunities.

My students are an energetic, compassionate, and imaginative group of kindergartners.

Many families in our school come from low income homes, so I want to help provide as many new learning opportunities as I can. I aim to have authentic learning experiences for my students, but providing these experiences requires resources we do not necessarily have. I love my students and their curiosity, so I appreciate your support to help further inspire these passionate learners.

My Project

These books will inspire students as we plan a camping day trip as well as make plans for families. As we learn about the needs of plants, animals, and the earth, we will also learn how to protect them.

These books will be great read alouds to support curiousity, understanding, and ideas as we learn about the great outdoors.

We will be planting in the garden, learning from plants hands-on and these books will aid in understanding. We will also be going on a day trip to not only experience camping activities but also learn about nature and how to take care of it. Again, these read alouds will help build understanding. We would love to have these books in our classroom to help inspire and build connections for our young conservationists.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crinkleroot's Guide to Giving Back to Nature • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Flashlight • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Magic Garden • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Who Will Plant a Tree? • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Tracking Trash Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Can We Save Them? Endangered Species of North America • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Recycling • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Little Cloud • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Be a Friend to Trees • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What's Alive? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Tree For All Seasons • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Recycle • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Reduce • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
I Can Save the Earth! One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Adventures of an Aluminum Can: A Story About Recycling • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
How to Help the Earth-by the Lorax • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Let's Take Care of the Earth • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Who Lives Here? • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55

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