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Mrs. Macario from Kihei HI is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Class Library - Books and Reading Area

My students need books for the class library, a display to highlight new and intriguing books, a rug for a gathering place and comfy chairs and pillows for reading.

  • $947 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I want my students to love reading as much as I do. To help them find this love of reading, they need access to good books and a comfy place to read those good books. This project will give that to them.

I teach a highly diverse group of amazing third graders.

They are warm, caring and giving students. But, for many of them, reading is a dreaded chore. I'm hoping that by exposing them to great books and giving them cozy places to read, they will go from viewing reading as a chore and start to see it as a wonderful joy and escape.

My Project

My students gather on the floor frequently for short lessons. This rug will not only make that gathering place more comfortable, but also more inviting. Additionally, it will provide a comfy place for students to read a good book. I'm also asking for a book display so I can highlight new, different and interesting books to help tempt my students into trying new reading materials. Finally, these books will help create a robust library full of books designed to appeal to young readers.

Students can't become better readers unless they read.

But, they won't want to read unless they have interesting books to read. Therefore, this project will help tempt my students into becoming true readers and stronger readers. Hopefully, it will be one important part of helping them become better readers who love to learn.

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Mrs. Macario
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safavieh Cambridge Collection CAM140L Handmade Wool Area Rug, 8-Feet by 10-Feet, Rust and Ivory • Amazon $367.18 1 $367.18
JJ836 - Classic Birch Help-Yourself Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
Big Joe Dorm Chair, Spicy Lime • Amazon $29.88 2 $59.76
Shagalicious Bedrest, Lime • Amazon $24.99 2 $49.98
Bad Kitty's Very Bad Boxed Set (#1) • Amazon $16.01 1 $16.01
Ron's Big Mission • Amazon $14.72 1 $14.72
The Enormous Egg • Amazon $7.00 1 $7.00
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • Amazon $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Train Your Dragon • Amazon $6.00 1 $6.00
Freckle Juice • Amazon $5.99 1 $5.99
The Kid Who Only Hit Homers (Matt Christopher Sports Classics) • Amazon $5.99 1 $5.99
The Indian in the Cupboard • Amazon $5.71 1 $5.71
James and the Giant Peach • Amazon $5.71 1 $5.71
How to Eat Fried Worms • Amazon $4.22 1 $4.22
The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet (The Secrets of Droon, Book 1) • Amazon $4.08 1 $4.08
The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) (Boxcar Children Mysteries) • Amazon $3.38 1 $3.38

Materials cost

$731.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$804.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.04

Total project goal

$946.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$946.94

2 Donors

-$946.94

Donations toward project cost

-$804.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.04

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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