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

Cuddle up and Read

My students need a reading chair, a reading pillow, pillows, headphones (to drown out noises), and a pencil sharpener.

  • $208 goal

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My Students

Welcome to our Reading Cafe! Reading is exciting! That's what all my students say as they leave my class. In my urban school district the students struggle to master reading skills of comprehension (understanding the text) and decoding (sounding out large words). I try as creatively as possible to acquire as many resources as possible to assist my students to close their learning gaps and deficits and get them reading on grade level. All of my students are reading several grades below 6th grade. Some students go from reluctant readers to avid readers. It is very gratifying for me to watch their growth take off. Success is the only option.

My Project

My students have gotten hooked on books this year and look for comfortable places in our classroom to read. We need supplies to comfortably read in my classroom.

Are you a person who enjoys cuddling up with a good book?

Help my students achieve this too! In our classroom we currently have limited furniture. Not enough for each student to enjoy. This project will help more students in my reading classes be able to cuddle up and read.

I am asking for one reading pillows, two pillows, a reading chair, headphones (assisting some students in drowning out noise), and pencil sharpener.

With your help my students can CUDDLE UP & READ!

Mrs. Kilmer
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Urban Shop Microsuede Saucer Chair, Black • Amazon Business $39.00 1 $39.00
Brentwood 557 Corduroy Bedrest, Navy • Amazon Business $32.60 1 $32.60
Earmuffs Hearing Protection Noise Canceling Headset Adjustable Headband Ear Professional Ear Muffs Noise reduction for Women Men Adults,Safety Economy Headphones Anti Noise Earplugs ,Red • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Decorative Square 18 x 18 Inch Throw Pillows Grey Moroccan Quatrefoil Lattice Cushion Pillow • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
LINKYO Electric Pencil Sharpener with Automatic Smart Sensor for Kids and Home Use, Gray • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95

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