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Mrs. Monkman from Oceanside CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun Reading Area

My students need a round table to write on and a carpet to go underneath to help motivate them to read with a friend in various positions.

  • $457 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a classroom full of 21 inquisitive students! They are eager to read!

Reading is very important in first grade and I want to have an area to help motivate them with improve in their reading skills.

Many of my students don't spend a lot of time reading at home. I want to create an area in the classroom where they can practice reading with a friend, help one another with sight words, and be able to change positions easily.

Our school is located close to one of the largest military bases in the United States!

I have military students that move from city to city, state to state, country to country and I want to provide an environment they feel comfortable in while they are in my classroom.

My Project

I want to create an area for reading that will fit the needs of various learners. The table can be written on to help the visual learners with sight words. The carpet can be laid on for the learners that need space.

I want the students to have an inviting area to read in various positions.

Right now I have desks with stools around them. The desks make it difficult for students to sit next to each other. The carpet is bland and uninviting. My students would be more motivated to sit and read with a friend in a more appealing area.

Mrs. Monkman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TABLE - CS ACTIVITY ROUND 42 - MARKERBOARD TOP - SPECIFY T-MOLD EDGE/UPPER LEG COLOR - SPECIFY TABLE HEIGHT • School Specialty $156.77 1 $156.77
CARPET SUPER CIRCLE 6FT ROUND • School Specialty $139.97 1 $139.97

Materials cost

$296.74

Vendor shipping charges

$29.67

State sales tax

$27.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$388.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.47

Total project goal

$456.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$456.48

6 Donors

-$321.73

Donations toward project cost

-$273.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.26

match offer

-$134.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.21

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$0.00

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