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Mrs. Helm from Troy MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Our Best Reading Life

My students need flexible seating for independent reading time around the room so that they may create a successful and comfortable reading environment for themselves.

  • $316 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that I will have this year in my 3rd grade classroom, are energetic, curious, and fun loving students. They come to school every day and try their hardest.

My class will be a mix of roughly 25 students that come from many different backgrounds from well off to struggling, focused and family oriented, and even broken homes.

I want to make sure that I can create a learning environment for my students that not only makes them feel safe, but also loved.

My Project

These materials will make a huge difference in student learning in my classroom. I am a first year teacher and I am passionate about reading. I want to help students learn to love to read by creating a comfortable environment for them. This will hopefully help to spark the interest of my students, that think reading is boring. I want to use these materials to show them that reading can be comfortable (not just sitting at your desk) and fun.

These pillows and stability discs will help my students to start to build their best reading life.

I want my students to have different seating choices available to them during our private reading time, so that they can decide what type of seating is most successful for them.

Mrs. Helm
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acanva Hypoallergenic Pillow Insert Form Cushion, 18" L x 18" W, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $25.81 2 $51.62
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Acanva Hypoallergenic Pillow Insert Form Cushion Euro Sham, Square, 18" L x 18" W, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $15.81 1 $15.81
YOUR SMILE Cute Cartoon Anamal Cotton Linen Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover Pillowcase for Sofa 18 x 18 Inch, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Fjfz Good Vibes Only Motivational Sign Inspirational Quote Cotton Linen Home Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover with Words for Sofa Couch, Teal and Turquoise, 18" x 18" • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
LYN Throw Pillow Case • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Ogiselestyle Believe in Yourself Motivational Sign Inspirational Quote Cotton Linen Home Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover for Sofa Couch, 18" x 20" • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Encouraged saying Somewhere Over The Rainbow Sky Are Blue And Dream Come True Cotton Linen Square Throw Waist Pillow Case Decorative Cushion Cover Pillowcase Sofa 18"x 18" • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
YOUR SMILE Inspiring Quote Cotton Linen Square Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover 18x18 Inch Mint • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
YOUR SMILE Phrase Square Decorative Throw Pillows Case Cushion Covers Shell Cotton Linen Blend (18''x18'', Color #8) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Nursery Decorative Be a Unicorn in a Field of Horses Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover 18" x 18" Inspirational Quote Sign(#B) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$234.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.33

Total project goal

$315.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.54

3 Donors

-$291.00

Donations toward project cost

-$247.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.65

match offer

-$24.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$20.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.68

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$0.00

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