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Ms. Brenner from East Haven CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Comfortable Classroom Library

Help me give my students a small couch, flexible seating, and books for our little classroom library.

  • $498 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing group of young learners. I couldn't have asked for a more enthusiastic, thoughtful, and caring bunch. They come into the classroom every day with smiles on their faces and are ready to attempt anything and everything that comes their way!

My first-grade students love to learn, grow, and explore through reading every day.

My classroom is part of a high needs school and low-income school district. Our diverse classroom community includes students with a wide range of abilities and skills, as well as many students that are bilingual in English and Spanish.

My Project

As a first-year teacher, I have been striving to create a classroom environment that is engaging, welcoming, and inspiring to my students. I consider my classroom library corner to be one of the most important and most used areas of the classroom. I would love for my students to have a comfortable space that they can use to dive into their favorite books.

A library is a place for students to explore, think, grow, and use their imagination.

The couch, floor cushions, and bean bag will be used in our library area for comfortable and flexible seating during independent and partner reading. The addition of leveled books for emergent readers and books with Spanish text for bilingual students will give my students more options to choose from for their daily reading.

Ms. Brenner
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DHP Ariana Kids Sofa Futon, Converts from Futon to Bed for Kids, Lilac • Amazon Business $109.00 1 $109.00
SoftScape 15 inch Round Floor Cushions with Handles for Flexible Seating Classrooms, 2 inch Thick Deluxe Foam (6-Piece) - Contemporary • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black - • Amazon Business $40.00 1 $40.00
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level B: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Levels E-F: 12 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level C: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level A: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level D: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Scholastic First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Levels E & F • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level D: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $12.33 1 $12.33
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
La llama llama rojo pijama (Spanish language edition) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Dragones y Tacos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
¡No Dejes Que la Paloma Conduzca el Autobus! (Pigeon) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Un Pez Dos Peces Pez Rojo Pez Azul (One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Spanish Edition) (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Goodnight Moon / Buenas Noches, Luna (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Jorge el curioso visita el acuario /Curious George at the Aquarium (bilingual edition) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$387.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.66

Total project goal

$497.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$497.71

6 Donors

-$420.06

Donations toward project cost

-$372.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.01

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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