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  • $283 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Baffico
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Comfy Chairs for Young Readers

My students need 6 soft seats, 2 beanbag chairs, and a reading pillow to create a comfy place to practice their new reading skills.

My Students

Do you remember your kinder class? It probably had a kitchen, blocks, and paint easels, right? Well, because of the new standards and the rigorous curriculum that face our new kinder kids, there is no time for "playtime." I want to make the class library a comfy and colorful place to read and imagine.

My school is located in California about 5 minutes from the Mexican border.

It has a multicultural student population with the majority Mexican. The students come from diverse economic backgrounds, ranging from middle class to low socioeconomic households. Most of the students at my school come from two-parent working homes. The majority of the students attend a 6 to 6 program where they can do their homework and have supervision. The students come into kindergarten eager to learn to read and write. Some have previous preschool experience but not many.

My Project

My students need 6 soft seats, 2 beanbag chairs, and a reading pillow to create a comfy place to practice their new reading skills. Since Kindergarten no longer provides students with the creative play and socialization time as in the past, I really want to make my classroom library a comfy and comfortable place where students want to spend their time. As we learn new letter sounds and reading skills, these students need time to practice so that they can build their fluency Having a colorful library with special seats will draw the children's attention and be inviting.

What was the last book you read?

How long did it take you to read it? You were able to read that book, comprehend it, and enjoy it because you went to kindergarten. I want to give my students the gift of learning to read so that they can later read to learn, read to travel to many places, and read to have enriching experiences through literature. It all starts here, in kindergarten, in our library, on our comfy colorful new chairs that YOU the donors will provide. Thank you!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
CK20GR - Little Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
CK20RD - Little Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DD282BU - The Reading Pillow - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95

Materials cost

$189.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.36

Total project goal

$282.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$282.38

1 Donor

-$141.19

Donations toward project cost

-$120.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.18

match offer

-$141.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and one other donor.

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