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Ms. M. from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Comfy Corner to Read

My students need a comfy place to read, we need a rug and two chairs.

  • $279 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Smiling faces, nervous hugs, and so eager to learn are my kindergartners as they enter the first day of school. I have worked hard in preparing a classroom that is welcoming and comfortable but need a rug and two chairs. One of my goals is instilling the love for reading, help me reach this goal.

I have kindergartners in a school that is located in Chicago, and 99% receive free or reduced lunch.

I have been working on creating a comfortable classroom that will help my students feel at ease when walking through the doors for the first time. Many of my students have not attended preschool, and this is their first time in a structured school environment and by making the classroom as comfortable as possible the transition will much easier for my students which will lead to more productivity.

My Project

Reading is such an important part for developing critical thinking and creativity. My goal as a kindergarten teacher is to teach my students to read, help my students develop the necessary reading strategies, but most importantly foster a love for reading. Your donation will help create a cozy space in our classroom where my students will be able to read books comfortably, we need a rug and two chairs.

Do you have a special place you like to read?

Or a comfy chair where you read a good book? This is the same type of environment I would like to create for my students. Help me construct a space that my students will feel as "snug as a bug in a rug" area! Your donation will be the foundation to a life long love of reading! Every amount is appreciated! The carpet and two chairs will be part of our reading area/library.

Ms. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH678 - In the Ocean Carpet • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
DT728 - Just-My-Size Furniture Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50

Materials cost

$198.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$236.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.73

Total project goal

$278.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$278.21

3 Donors

-$278.21

Donations toward project cost

-$236.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.73

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$0.00

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