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Mrs. Birt from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Adventure Awaits in Reading

Help me give my students a a fun and comfortable reading nook to increase their love for reading and develop their fluency skills.

  • $592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom is an exciting environment where students are encouraged to learn in many different ways. Each student faces difficult hardships in their lives and upon arriving at school, it is my job to lessen their worries and provide a quality education. Many students live in poverty, single parent families, and parents who work two or more jobs, that cannot provide the parental guidance our young students need. With our state budget cuts, we are in great need to ensure that our students receive the best.

Providing my classroom with fun, engaging centers will increase my student's reading and math skills and their desire to learn!

Teaching the students that learning is fun and exciting is very rewarding to myself and provides confidence in each student. Incorporating hands-on centers will provide my students the opportunity to master life skills.

My Project

These fun chairs will allow my students the opportunity to read independently in a comfortable and fun place during center time and take them on an adventure to another world, when they get involved in a book. The carpet and chairs will provide a cozy reading nook in my classroom, encouraging students to pick up a book and read.

This will increase their enjoyment of reading and develop those crucial fluency skills.

Reading is a life skill that is very important to instill the adventures one can take by picking up a book. In elementary, any encouragement to make reading more fun and enjoyable for my students will increase their knowledge and build fluency that will carry over into other subjects. Help me create an environment in my classroom that will encourage students to love to read.

Mrs. Birt
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories For Dorm Room - Charcoal 4' • Amazon Business $98.90 1 $98.90
Well Woven 09535 StarBright Bright Square Modern Geometric Multi 5' x 7' Kids Area Rug, Multicolor • Amazon Business $77.99 1 $77.99
Big Joe Aloha Chair, Ash • Amazon Business $72.40 1 $72.40
GCI Outdoor Waterside Beach Rocker Portable Folding Low Rocking Chair • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.74 1 $59.74
Heart to Heart Girls Flower Floor Pillow Seating Cushion, for a Reading Nook, Bed Room, or Watching TV. Softer and More Plush Than Area Rug or Foam Mat. 20" Hot Pink • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Echaprey Plush Stuffed with PP Cotton Sports Theme Round Shape Throw Pillow Back Cushion Decorative Pillows for Home Office Sofa (Basketball) • Amazon Business $21.98 1 $21.98

Materials cost

$430.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.69

Total project goal

$591.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.27

3 Donors

-$421.00

Donations toward project cost

-$357.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.15

Matching donations from our partners

-$170.27

Match offers toward project cost

-$144.73

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.54

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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