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  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Steward
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

We'd Love Books on CD for Our Listening Center!

My students need audio books for our listening center.

My Students

Do you remember asking to hear the same story over and over and OVER again when you were a child? Please help these eager readers learn in a literacy enriched environment.

These students are from an urban district, very close to a large city of Ohio.

Most students receive free or reduced price lunch and breakfast. The school itself is limited with technology and resources. Their current listening center consists of a boombox and a few pairs of head phones. We have about two books on cassette tape, that are very outdated. These children would LOVE some new audio books to listen to and enjoy!

My Project

My students need audio books for our listening center. A listening center provides an excellent opportunity for children to hear their favorite stories multiple times, which helps to build their vocabulary and decoding skills. With children so caught up in television and video games, an opportunity for their favorite books to come alive will help to increase their interest in reading.

Literacy is hands down the most important part of the early childhood classroom.

Getting children to enjoy and love reading is the main goal, and what better way than making the books come alive through audio!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Worm Doreen Cronin, Read by Harry Bliss • AKJ Books $26.96 1 $26.96
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Lap Board Book Eric Carle, Eric • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Brown Bear & Friends Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle, Read by Gw • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Where the Wild Things Are (Audio) • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia B • AKJ Books $8.75 1 $8.75
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Book & CD Bill Martin Jr., John Arc • AKJ Books $8.02 1 $8.02
Giraffes Can''t Dance • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? Jane Yolen • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Goodnight Moon Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrato • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed-CD Only • AKJ Books $3.65 1 $3.65

Materials cost

$102.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.70

Total project goal

$157.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.98

8 Donors

-$140.33

Donations toward project cost

-$121.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.80

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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