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  • $524 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Parks
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Love Big Books!

My students need big books for our shared reading time during the day.

My Students

My school is a public Early Childhood Center in rural South Carolina. My students come from a high poverty area with over 80% of the school receiving free or reduced-price lunch. Our school teaches students using the Montessori method. In my classroom, I have 24 students between the ages of 3 and 6 years old. In our Montessori classroom, you will find students moving about the room as they please and choosing lessons throughout the day that help them develop a sense of order, concentration, coordination and independence. Our class is full of curious and energetic students who are excited about learning!

My Project

One of my students' favorite things is listening to stories being read aloud. The look on their faces as they are listening to a really great story is priceless. A good book can captivate an audience by taking them down on the farm, on a walk with dinosaurs, under the sea to swim with fish or to a land far far away.

A good book allows children to visit worlds they may never get a chance to experience in real life.

After we read a big book at line time, my students will go back and retell the story over and over with their peers. By donating to my project, you will give my students a chance to go to new destinations through new stories and books.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Growing Vegetable Soup - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.94 2 $45.88
BB816 - The Great Kapok Tree Big Book by Lynne Cherry • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.95 1 $26.95
BK723 - Caps for Sale Big Book by Esphyr Slobodkina • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BK1812 - It Looked Like Spilt Milk Big Book by Charles G. Shaw • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BK1968 - The Rainbow Fish Big Book by Marcus Pfister • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
In The Tall Tall Grass - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.79 1 $23.79
Three Billy Goats Gruff - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.94 1 $22.94
Mouse Paint - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.94 1 $22.94
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - Lap Board Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.04 2 $22.08
Freight Train (Big Book) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
Big Red Barn - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
One Duck Stuck - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
From Head to Toe - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
Owl Babies - Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.24 1 $21.24
Autumn Big Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 1 $15.26

Materials cost

$382.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.52

Total project goal

$523.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$523.45

9 Donors

-$261.72

Donations toward project cost

-$222.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.26

match offer

-$261.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The DonorsChoose.org Community and 9 other donors.

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