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Mrs. Burke from Mountainside NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Cozy Reading Nook

Help me give my students a cozy, inviting reading nook with lights and comfortable pillows.

  • $245 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children in my fourth grade classroom are enthusiastic, eager to learn, and are hard working students! I work in an inclusive and pull-out classroom setting with a range of ability levels and different learning styles. They enjoy hands-on activities, multi-sensory lessons, the use of technology, and working with each other.

No matter what the challenge is, the students are always ready to roll up their sleeves and dive right in.

The students are creative team players and are becoming more independent every day.

My Project

Imagine reading a book while sitting on a hard floor or in an uncomfortable classroom chair. These are some of the places where my students sit for an extended amount of time to read each day. Some comfortable pillows and reading lamps will make reading fun and relaxing since they are eager to read in class. They get excited when it is time to gather their materials, find a quiet spot around the classroom, and dive into their independent reading books. There are a few popular spots in the classroom, like the teacher's chair. The students have expressed that they enjoy reading in the soft chairs, but unfortunately there are only a few. I am hoping to create a comfortable reading environment in my classroom for my students.

By donating to this project, you will help make our classroom a warm, relaxing place where the children can sit back and enjoy a book.

With these pillows and lights, the students will be able to transform any spot in the classroom into a cozy reading area before going on a magical reading adventure.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
27" Cozy Floor Pillows - Dark Woodland Set of 3 • Amazon Business $149.18 1 $149.18
TIGOMOOV Mini Lantern String Lights Plug in 120v, Hanging Lantern String Lights Pack of 10 Nylon Lantern String Lights Outdoor Indoor Using for Bedroom Birthday Party Wedding Decoration • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98

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