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Ms. Perez from San Pedro CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozying Up to Literacy

My students need a library equipped with storage bins for classroom books, book shelves, and flexible seating so that they become avid readers now and forever.

  • $650 goal

This project expired on December 8, 2018.

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My Students

My students attend a Marine Science Magnet school in the San Pedro Peninsula. Surrounded by the ocean both in the class and out, the students are given opportunities to learn, observe, explore, and critically think about marine life and science. To get there, my students dive deep into reading, writing, and math by way of workshop teaching and methods. This allows every student to grow and learn at their own pace, and to become captains of their own learning.

My kindergartners become avid readers yearning for independence in selecting what, where, and how they read.

Reading then becomes not only a necessity for them to understand and make sense of the world around them, but also a joyous time for them to cozy up to great books.

My Project

Students in my kindergarten class begin to learn reading strategies, develop skills, stamina, and independent reading habits from the first day of school. Fostering and engaging their love of learning and reading requires them to freely take control of their own reading habits and hone in on their own reading practice.

A great classroom library is essential to communicating the importance of literature.

Book bins and shelves to easily browse and organize books, as well as flexible seating for reading practice allows kindergartners to become independent readers. This not only develops lifelong reading skills and strategies, but more importantly a lifelong love of reading.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tot Tutors Kids' Primary Colors Large Storage Bins, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $20.79 4 $83.16
Linenspa Shredded Foam Reading Pillow - Perfect for Adults, Teens, and Kids - Velour Cover - 3 Year Warranty • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Textured Pillows Set of 6 Each with a Different Sensorial Experience • Amazon Business $61.98 1 $61.98
Storex Book Bin with Label Holder, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7 Inches, Assorted Colors, Case of 6 (70110U06C) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Simple Designs LF1014-BLK Floor Lamp Etagere Organizer Storage Shelf with Linen Shade, Black • Amazon Business $38.39 1 $38.39
BeanBob Bean Bag Chair Cushion (Steel Grey) 2ft - Bedroom Sitting Sack for Toddlers & Small Children w/Super Soft Foam Filling • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
BeanBob Bean Bag Chair Cushion (Green w/Polka Dots) 2ft - Bedroom Sitting Sack for Toddlers & Small Children w/Super Soft Foam Filling • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
Sweet Home Stores Cozy Shag Collection Solid Shag Rug Contemporary Living & Bedroom Soft Shaggy Area Rug, 39" L x 60" W, Turquoise Blue • Amazon Business $29.37 1 $29.37
Furinno 11208EX Pasir 3-Tier Open Shelf, Espresso • Amazon Business $28.33 1 $28.33
BeanBob Bean Bag Chair Cushion (Purple w/Polka Dots) 2ft - Bedroom Sitting Sack for Toddlers & Small Children w/Super Soft Foam Filling • Amazon Business $25.90 1 $25.90
Silver Wire Easel Display Stand - Smooth Chrome Metal - 3 Inch - Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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