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Mrs. Brown from Jones Mills PA is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Cozy Reading Nook

Help me give my students alternative bean bag seating and a carpet for a reading corner in the classroom. Help me with classroom decorations to create a bright welcoming classroom. We are located in a low income district.

  • 1 donor
  • $709 still needed

expires Oct 01

  • 1 donor
  • $709 still needed
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My Project

Please help me to create a bright, cozy space for students to learn. I teach learning support grades K-3 in the Mt. Pleasant Area School District. We are a Title I school district and are located about an hour outside of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Mountains of Pennsylvania.

I am asking for donations for alternative seating and a carpet to bring a colorful reading corner to my classroom.

By receiving beanbag chairs, and a carpet, the student will be able to move around the room and be engaged in learning activities throughout the day. The student may have quiet reading time in this area or engage in lessons.

The decorations I have requested are to create a welcoming environment. I chose the confetti them because they have motivational themes and “spread kindness” themes with this decor. Encouraging students to be kind creates an environment where all students are welcomed, they can feel safe and are valued learners within the classroom.

My students are identified with specific learning disabilities. Getting them up and out of their chairs into different parts of the room keeps them engaged. Students may use this area as a reward or just a cozy spot to finish classwork. Students will be motivated to earn the reading corner. I have seen students use cozy reading corners and they love these areas. Mt. Pleasant Area School District has a motto to move, engage and assess. This reading corner will help attain all three.

Mrs. Brown
Never Before Funded Grades PreK-2
  • Donegal Elementary School
  • Jones Mills, PA
  • More than a third of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 16 students.

    1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets Schoolgirl Style Rainbow Smileys in Black Criss-Cross Applesauce Educational Area Rug for Kids Room, Children's Classroom for Teaching and Playroom, 5' x 7'6", Black & Multi, Seats 20 • Amazon Business $159.99 1 $159.99
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs with Removable Cover for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 27 Inch - Heather Teal • Amazon Business $67.63 2 $135.26
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs with Removable Cover for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 27 Inch - Solid Pink • Amazon Business $47.99 2 $95.98
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs with Removable Cover for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 27 Inch - Solid Navy Blue • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs with Removable Cover for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 27 Inch - Heather Gray • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Teacher Created Resources Gold Foil & Confetti 8" Hanging Paper Lanterns, 6 Per Pack, 2 Packs (TCR77472-2) • Quill.com $24.29 2 $48.58
Teacher Created Resources? Confetti Calendar Bulletin Board Display, 84 pieces (TCR5443) • Quill.com $16.01 1 $16.01
Spakon 120 Pcs Happy Birthday Pencils Colorful Printed Birthday Pencils for Students Happy Birthday Teacher Pencils Classroom with Top Erasers for Kids Birthday Party Supplies Favors • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Teacher Created Resources Confetti Circles Mini Accents, 2-5/8 Inches, Pack of 36 - Teacher-Parent Resources - Adult • School Specialty $5.02 1 $5.02

Materials cost

$604.81

Vendor shipping charges

$0.50

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$644.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.71

Total project goal

$758.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$758.09

1 Donor

-$50.00

Donations toward project cost

-$42.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$708.09

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