You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Cook from Glendale AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stanley's Adventures Need a New Ticket

Help me give my students the opportunity to read the book Flat Stanley! For our Learning Fair, students create a Flat Stanley, mail it to family or friends to take photos, and create a poster about Stanley's adventures!

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very enthusiastic learners! They become excited and eager to try new projects. I have some students who are learning English. The majority of them speak English. I have 30 students.

These students are such a pleasure to encounter.

They are well-mannered and very honest! I engage them in conversation easily when we are talking about their pets and their families. They enjoy hearing about my cats. I have several students that love to tell me a story about their pets on a daily basis. Being with these students make me so happy!

Working on projects is their favorite thing to do. They love creating and brainstorming ideas. Students beam with pride when explaining their projects to the class. It really is a heart-warming experience to be a part of that!

My Project

In the book Flat Stanley, Stanley becomes flat by a bulletin board falling on him. His dad sends him to California for a vacation in an envelope to visit friends. As a class, we read this book, and then the students talk to their families about where to send "their" Flat Stanley. The students politely ask the letter recipient to take Stanley on adventures and take photos of what he does and where he goes.

Letter writing skills and geography skills are practiced.

How the postal system works is discussed. We bring out the map and point out where each student is sending his/her Flat Stanley. Creativity and writing are needed to create the poster and photo captions after the students receive the Stanley and photos. After the poster completion, each student proudly presents his/her project poster to the class. The posters are displayed in the school hallway during the Learning Fair for all to view!

Each year students look forward to this fun and educational project. Our current books have been lovingly used for many years and are very tattered and torn. New books would be the icing on the cake!

Ms. Cook
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Cook is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure! • AKJ Education $3.64 30 $109.20

Materials cost

$109.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.23

Total project goal

$174.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.88

6 Donors

-$172.24

Donations toward project cost

-$148.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Glendale","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3310779],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"AZ","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4195646,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/stanleys-adventures-need-a-new-ticket/4195646/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Cook","authorIds":{"3310779":{"owner":"Ms. Cook","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4195646],"proposalHash":"-895965706","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp3310779_orig.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1562891005380","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20692755,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzczMTg4MA==","NjU3Mzk5MA==","MzMxMDk3OQ==","NTEyNjgwNw==","NTQyNTY3Ng==","NDQ2MTg5NQ=="],"teacherId":3310779,"schoolCounty":"Maricopa","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"AZ","name":"Arizona"}}