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Mrs. Geist from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade Ready with Mrs. Geist

My students need a carpet and a dry erase easel to sit and read my messages each day.

  • $891 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My future 1st grade students are superstars! They come from many different backgrounds and all bring their individual personalities to school with them each day. My classroom is a safe haven and happy place for my students. Many of my students are English Language Learners as well as students with IEPs. My students love coming to school and especially love learning in a bright and cheerful environment!

I cannot wait to meet my brand new 1st graders and teach them how to love learning!

My Project

After 14 years of teaching 2nd grade, I am moving to a new school to 1st grade! I am SO excited and ready to meet my sweet first graders in August- but my new classroom needs a brand new rug so that my students can sit comfortably while I am teaching them. I also need a new dry erase board on an easel so that I can write my students and messages daily. The board will also allow me to teach Writing, Reading as well as Math lessons. This board and rug will be the central location where the majority of my lessons take place so it's important for these items to be in my room by the first day of first grade for my students. I hope that they enter their new classroom and see how these items will be the cornerstone of their learning for the year.

Mrs. Geist
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fun with Phonics Carpet Rectangle 8'4" x 13'4" • Kaplan Early Learning Company $399.46 1 $399.46
Classic Royal Reading Writing Center • Teachers' School Supply $285.71 1 $285.71

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