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Mrs. Salvatoriello from West Orange NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Book Nook

My students need a bookshelf, rug, flexible seating options, and books in order to have a cozy spot to read.

  • $930 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are so inquisitive and curious about the world around them. They love to cozy up and look at pictures, read books, listen to stories and learn about the world around them!

My classroom is filled with Special Education students on the Autism Spectrum.

They have specific wants and needs and will be overly excited by the addition of a cozy book nook to our classroom. These students light up my world and I can't wait to see their curiosity continue to grow.

My Project

In my classroom, the students need a cozy space to read their books. I need a rug for that space that is bright and colorful so that the students are enticed to go to the cozy book nook area. I also need a child-sized bookshelf that the students can engage and take books out when wanted. The comfy couch, pillows, and bean bag chairs will provide seating in this area. I am also asking for guided reading level A books to start my library in this new classroom. This area will be inviting to all the students in my class and will be an excellent place for them to go to when they need to relax and unwind and be able to self-regulate.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC347GR - Flex-Space Comfy Couch - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC558X - Flex-Space Giant Comfy Pillows - Set of 3 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
Guided Reading Collection: Level A Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $92.80 1 $92.80
KC CUBS Playtime Collection Animal Educational Learning Area Rug Carpet For Kids and Children Bedroom and Playroom (Old McDonald's Farm Animal Sounds, 5' 0" x 6' 6") • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
DD420SB - Calming Colors™ Little Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD420SG - Calming Colors™ Little Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Tot Tutors Kids Book Rack Storage Bookshelf, Natural/Primary (Primary Collection) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$748.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$789.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.41

Total project goal

$929.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$929.40

20 Donors

-$814.99

Donations toward project cost

-$696.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$118.50

match offer

-$110.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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