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Mrs. Hallowell from Cushing ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Cozy Literacy Spot

My students need a comfy spot to learn to read; the carpet, bean bag seat and couch will work together to make a marvelous area to kick back and dive into a great book.

  • $524 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my midcoast town come to me excited to learn. For many, kindergarten is their first formal school experience, the first step in their educational journey. It is my responsibility to give these children the very best introduction to learning.

I see these children as our future artists, musicians, scientists, engineers, authors, and mathematicians.

My kindergarten class is filled with diverse styles. Some children need to stand to learn, others like to bounce, and still more enjoy lying on their tummies while working. All of my students love to use their hands to work on projects. The classroom is always buzzing with the children engaging in their work.

My Project

Kindergarten is a magical year when children embark on a journey toward literacy. Reading and writing are skills they will take with them for the rest of their lives. Just as adults enjoy a book while sitting back in a recliner at home, my students need a cozy space that makes reading and writing a natural and comfortable practice.

By providing a calm carpet, beanbag and couch, I am setting my students up to view their literacy as something that is enjoyable.

They can grab their favorite stories and a friend as they head to the comfy, cozy literacy spot to develop their reading skills. They can bring a clipboard and paper to the rug as they write their own stories. This literacy spot will inspire and nurture my readers and writers.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Home Comfort Collection Sofa - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $212.46 1 $212.46
Branching Out Carpet 4' x 6' - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $127.46 1 $127.46
DD420SG - Calming Colors™ Little Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$389.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$445.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.58

Total project goal

$523.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$523.84

3 Donors

-$523.84

Donations toward project cost

-$445.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.58

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$0.00

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