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Ms. Hayes from Charlotte NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy, Cozy Couch and Cushions!

Help me give my students a form fitting, washable couch slipcover and a set of washable floor seat cushions to keep us comfy and clean.

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am 1 of 6 Kindergarten teachers at our school. Our students come from diverse linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. But more importantly, they are active, inquisitive, eager, and joyful learners every day. We are truly lucky!

These young years are critical to building early reading skills and building a love of learning and reading.

Our school provides a multi-sensory approach to learning while providing a balanced literacy program which leads to true engagement among students in reading. Our Kindergarten students are beginning to set goals for themselves as readers and are so eager to grow in their reading. Our school mission is to do whatever it takes to meet the needs of our students so they experience success, safety, fun and enjoyment, freedom and independence, valued purpose, and love and belonging.

My Project

My students love to read! But it can be a challenge for each student to find that "just right spot" in the classroom where they can settle in and immerse themselves in their books without distraction. They love to read on our couch so much that it appears just as loved.

With a class set of floor cushions, and a washable slipcover for our couch, each one of my Kindergartners will be able to cozy up in a clean, comfy spot.

This will help them to take ownership of their own reading experiences, and to build the stamina so vital to maintaining growth. Whether in the classroom, the hallway, or even the library, each student will have a self-selected spot to enjoy books independently, or with a reading buddy.

Ms. Hayes
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $61.99 1 $61.99
Great Bay Home Modern Velvet Plush Strapless Slipcover. Form Fit Stretch, Stylish Furniture Shield/Protector. Magnolia Collection Strapless Slipcover Brand. (Loveseat, Navy) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99

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