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Mrs. Walton from South Bend IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Reading Corner Needed ASAP!

Help me give my students a cozy reading area they will fall in love with!

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a cross-categorical teacher for kindergarten and fourth grade students, meaning I teach special education, in a district that is predominantly low socioeconomically. Our classroom is used for small groups of students to work on language arts and math at their own level, for students to take a break when they feel overwhelmed, for students to get one-on-one attention and focused instruction, for general education students who need a quiet place to work, for students to work on their IEP goals, and the list goes on.

Our classroom is a safe space.

Our classroom is for learning at our own levels. Our classroom is where we go when we need a minute before challenging ourselves to "catch up" to grade-level peers. Our classroom is where we spend a lot of time learning each and every day.

My Project

Do you love to read? We do too! My classroom has many eager readers looking for a cozy place to read a book. I believe having a reading area with twinkle star lights, a rug, floor lamps, and, most importantly, bean bag chairs, will encourage my students to take their reading to the next level!

My special education students need a special place to read at their own level.

A place where it doesn't matter that the book they can read is a D Level. A place where they feel comfortable spending time patiently sounding out each word. A place where their love of learning to read feels special.

Help me create a place that fosters a lifelong love of reading in these special kids!

Mrs. Walton
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 645602 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $35.00 2 $70.00
Floor Lamp, LED Torchiere Floor lamp, Tall Standing Uplight Industrial Floor Lamps Stepless Dimmable Modern Pole Floor Light for Living Room Offices Bedroom, TECKIN Daylight Floor Lights Black • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Ikea Holmo Floor Lamp + Led Bulb (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Antep Rugs Kashan King Collection Trellis Polypropylene Indoor Area Rug (Blue/Grey, 5' x 7') • Amazon Business $38.85 1 $38.85
Twinkle Star 100 LED 49 FT Star String Lights, Plug in Fairy String Lights Waterproof, Extendable for Indoor, Outdoor, Wedding Party, Christmas Tree, New Year, Garden Decoration, Warm White • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$225.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.74

Total project goal

$304.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.95

4 Donors

-$202.86

Donations toward project cost

-$193.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$76.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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