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Mrs. Cruz from San Leandro CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Choices for Reading and Writing

My students need a reading couch, bean bag, and floor pillows!

  • $775 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kind, creative, intelligent children who are talented in both English and Spanish. They understand and celebrate the importance of being bilingual. Despite some of them coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, they come to school ready to learn and full of enthusiasm. They consistently practice our school's motto of R.O.A.R.! That means have Respect, Organization, an A+ Attitude, and be Responsible. They are not only wonderful students, they are humble teachers as well.

"We are all pupils and we are all teachers." -Gilbert Highet

My Project

My students will joyfully appreciate these alternative seating choices when it's time for reading and writing. The hard plastic and metal desk chairs are hard to sit in all day long. Many of my second graders need alternative seating to be able to get comfortable and get focused.

A comfortable and welcoming classroom environment in the beginning of the year is so important to building a reading and writing community; if my students have multiple options for seating, that will give them a great start!

The couch will be a comfortable area for partner reading and writing, and the bean bag and cushions will allow students to give themselves a little more focused space in other areas of the classroom for silent reading and freewriting.

Mrs. Cruz
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC347BU - Flex-Space Comfy Couch - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC574GR - Flex-Space Jumbo Beanbag Seat - 41" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
LC555BU - Flex-Space Giant Comfy Pillow - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC555GR - Flex-Space Giant Comfy Pillow - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$567.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$658.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.20

Total project goal

$774.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$774.67

9 Donors

-$774.67

Donations toward project cost

-$658.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$116.20

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$0.00

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