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Mr. Toplikar from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Day the Readers Thrived

Help me give my students the love of reading with two of the best children's book collections!

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first-year kindergarten teacher! The student make-up is 81% Hispanic with many students being ELLs, and nearly all students come from low-income households.

We come together each day to be a community of learners, helping each other to grow and do our very best.

They love hands-on, active, and engaging projects and challenges that will allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They begin their love for learning in my classroom and continue throughout their educational career!

My Project

My kindergartners are beginning to read, and the best way to practice their reading skills is with some of the amazing books in these two collections. I know that with the collection of books I selected, my little kindergartners will gain a love for reading. I will be using these books during our read-aloud time to provide interesting ways to foster the love of reading. I will then provide the opportunity for students to also grab these to read during their free time. I know my students love these characters, and I cannot wait to see their faces when they arrive!

I always try to do what I can to help my students learn in fun and engaging ways, but my budget doesn't always allow for those experiences.

Mr. Toplikar
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection (An Elephant & Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $88.49 1 $88.49
The Crayons' Christmas • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $12.25 1 $12.25
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19

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