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Mrs. Dix from Lewiston ME is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Comfy Book Nook

My students need a calm, inviting, and comfy space to fall in love with reading.

  • $736 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is home to 750 students in grades Pre-K to six. This includes special ed, gifted and talented, and ELL students.

We have a wide range of learners and socioeconomic backgrounds.

We also have multiple languages spoken in our school. Students walk into school every day ready and excited to learn.

Our school is a Title I school in Maine where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. We also receive a free fresh fruit and veggie snack daily available for all students.

My Project

People often say “reading takes your places.” But in order for that to happen, my students need a nice inviting space to curl up in and get lost in a good book.

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them.

During independent reading time, they will be able to choose a location in the space that works for them. With your help, they will be able to choose from big bean bags, giant comfy pillows, and padded, portable seats with a back.

Currently, my students will only able to sit at a chair and table or on the floor. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more completed than when they are just sitting at the table.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC570X - Calming Colors® Giant Pillows - Set of 4 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $269.00 1 $269.00
DD430SB - Calming Colors® Big Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD430SG - Calming Colors® Big Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$558.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$625.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.34

Total project goal

$735.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$735.62

6 Donors

-$735.62

Donations toward project cost

-$625.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.34

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$0.00

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