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Mrs. Shiner from Allentown PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brighten Up the Book Nook

My students need a comfortable and cozy book nook. Building stamina in independent reading is the goal of an updated reading corner in our classroom.

  • $541 goal

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My Students

My students are energetic and curious children who live in a high poverty, high density urban area. They often have limited experiences outside of this urban environment. They love learning and need to widen their background knowledge to help them engage in challenging academic subjects. They come to school looking for us to provide many of the basics they need for success. My students are lucky to be in a school with many community partners and nearby arts and cultural resources. They love learning and embrace opportunity and adventure with open hearts and wide smiles.

My Project

My fourth grade students need a comfortable and good looking area that invites them to linger over a book. We are currently reading at a lovely oak table and chairs but need more options to keep us settled at our task. An inviting reading corner would add the final touch to a rotation of reading stations.

Comfortable saucers, soft seats and a cozy carpet will help my students to sink into a good book.

Fourth grade, one of those magical middle grade years, is a time of literary discovery. I would like to help my students in this process by providing an updated and comfortable nook for reading.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Antep Rugs Kashan King Collection Area Rug Blue and Grey 8' X 10' • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
ECR4Kids SoftZone Youth Bean Bag Soft Seat, Turquoise and Light Grey • Amazon Business $83.00 1 $83.00
Safco Products 9423MO Wood Adjustable Literature Organizer, 24 Compartment, Oak • Amazon Business $80.26 1 $80.26
Urban Shop Micromink Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $35.00 2 $70.00
Sofa Sack Bean Bag Chair, 3', Tangerine • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Pinstripe Gray (Fits upto 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96

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