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Ms. Silva from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Child is Born a Genius!

My students need a reading pillow and seats to sit and to motivate them to keep reading!

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever sat on a hard surface and were expected to sit there and listen to a story or conversation, but the only thing you can think of is getting up and stretching because your body is in pain? Well that is how my students feel!

I have a first grade bilingual class with some struggling readers and I am focused on getting them motivated.

I encourage them to pick out books from our classroom library during independent reading and find a place on the floor and get comfortable, but it is hard when the only place to sit is a hard surface.

My Project

With these new sitting pillows and arm chair my student will be excited to find a seat on the floor and read! It will be exciting for their table to be the ones who get the soft pillows. No one wants to do something when they are not comfortable, and my focus is to make reading fun!

It is so important for my students to build their literacy skills.

Many of them are struggling and do not have access to books at home, so I am looking for ways to encourage them to pick up a good book, make themselves comfortable, and read! So help us out!

Ms. Silva
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD282RD - The Reading Pillow - Red • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$109.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$146.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.86

Total project goal

$172.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.41

7 Donors

-$172.41

Donations toward project cost

-$146.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.86

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$0.00

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