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Ms. Thate from Pacific MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy, Cozy Reading Corner!

Help me give my students a fun and comfy area to practice their reading! Help me build a deeper love for learning in each individual child and to develop life-long, successful learners.

  • $499 goal

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My Students

Remember how it feels to find a book that you just can't put down? A book that is always a little bittersweet to finish? As a 1st grade teacher, I am trying to teach my students not only how to read, but to learn to love reading! What better way to do it than creating a fun, comfy area to be in!

My students are growing up in a high poverty area in Missouri, where most of them live in a single parent home, or with a guardian.

They have a thirst for knowledge and a desire to be successful. Unfortunately, due to limited resources (at the school and their individual homes) and challenges beyond their control, many students find it to be a struggle to stay on pace. Even with all these distractions going on in their lives, they still manage to come to class with a positive attitude and a hunger for learning!

My Project

I want to create a fun corner in my classroom that is also comfy for my students to sit in. They are developing a love for reading, but they don't love having to sit on the hard tile floor. First grade is such an important year to develop the foundational skills in reading that are necessary to be a life-long successful reader. I want to be able to help spark their fire and build a love for reading! We would like to have a fun, cozy place to do this in.

These chairs will provide a comfy area for my first graders to practice their reading skills during center time.

It will create an inviting area that children will want to be in. I am hoping that by having a fun reading corner, this will help spark an even deeper love for reading within my students!

Ms. Thate
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Flash Furniture HERCULES Series Blue Fabric Rocking Chair with Storage Ottoman • Amazon Business $108.14 2 $216.28
Flash Furniture Contemporary Blue Vinyl Kids Recliner with Cup Holder • Amazon Business $85.78 2 $171.56

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