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Mrs. Starr from Washburn MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The More You Read the More You Learn!

My students need books to read that are on their reading levels and 4 soft seats that will offer them more flexible seating options.

  • $179 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom.

Despite the many challenges they face, I want to keep things simple and provide my students with a safe and loving environment for learning.

Many of them are being raised in single-parent households or by grandparents and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as typical. From the time they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their individual potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives; however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a loving and positive way, I am hoping to inspire each and every one of my kids to continue learning once they leave my care.

My Project

Our classroom library is very limited with accelerated reader books. I am requesting new books that are at my students' independent reading levels. Also, the 4 round soft seats will be comfy for them to sit on while reading. They will allow them to move and read in a space of their choosing!

Young readers must have reading materials available to them and on their reading level to allow them to become successful lifelong readers!

Young, beginning readers will benefit with these new materials. They will become more confident readers when having books available to them that they can be sucessful in reading. This will build self-esteem and a love for learning. Plus they will be comfy reading on their new soft seats.

Mrs. Starr
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371RD - Soft Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371RG - Soft Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
Biscuit Visits the Big City • AKJ Education $2.91 2 $5.82
I Like To Win! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
I Am Mad! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Hop, Skip, Run • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Pet Vet • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Big Ben • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
No New Pants • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
I Like Mess • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Camp-Out • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Scholastic Reader Level 1: A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Guppy Up! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Drip, Drop • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ice Cream Soup • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kit and Kat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's New Trick • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Puppy Mudge Has A Snack • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pal and Sal • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I See, You Saw • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mouse Loves School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: A Green, Green Garden • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What a Good Kitty • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Scat, Cat! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Oh, Cats! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Sid and Sam • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$119.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.77

Total project goal

$178.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.48

3 Donors

-$114.23

Donations toward project cost

-$97.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.13

match offer

-$64.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$54.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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