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Mrs. Greenberg-Smith from Elmhurst IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Reading Friend!

Help me give my students small plush animals to read with in school.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am very excited to be working with students in second grade this year. An important goal in second grade is to help students read and comprehend text. But it is just as important to help them gain a love of reading.

My classroom is filled with readers at all different levels, one thing they all have in common... a love of animals.

My students are diverse in many ways, it is nice to find a common thread that all my students can share.

My Project

I want my students to learn to enjoy reading. I know it would be fun for my students to always have a reading friend! Second graders still love their stuffed animals and what a fun way to share a read to self-experience then, to read to a these requested monsters, wildlife, monkeys, dinosaurs, and bears.

I want my students to have access to a plush stuffed animal that can be their reading friend in school.

If I can combine reading and animals I know the students will want to read more.

I want to make sure that all students have access to a selection of plush animals that will help them to get excited about reading.

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wildlife Tree Mini Small Stuffed Animals Bundle of Arctic Animal Toys or North Pole Party Favors for Kids (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $27.98 1 $27.98
Prextex High Qulity Plush Dinosaurs 4 Pack 10'' Long Great Gift For Kids Stuffed Animal Assortment Great Christmas Gift Set for Kids • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Fun Express Plush Chenille Bears (1 Dozen) • Amazon Business $21.78 1 $21.78
Fuzzy Friends 1 Each Burnt Orange, Blonde, Cream and Dark Brown Plush Monkey with Velcro Hands Furry Stuffed Animal, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $9.40 2 $18.80
Fun Express Monsters Plush (1 Dozen) • Amazon Business $16.90 1 $16.90

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