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Ms. Nordyke from Sacramento CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Comfortable

My students need a comfy couch listening center to listen to stories.

  • $425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm a dedicated preschool teacher of 32 underprivileged children at a Title I school. The majority of the children we serve are living below the poverty level. Working in this area is very rewarding. I'm able to help so many children that are in desperate need. My students use my classroom to escape their troubles. No matter what is happening at home, my students know that they will loved and cared for at school.

Despite all of their struggles at such a young age, my students are eager to learn and experience new things.

Your donation would greatly improve my students' first educational experience. You would be helping to provide a lifelong love of learning!

My Project

My preschool students spend a lot of time in the reading area looking at books and listening to stories. Right now, the kids have to sit in a plastic chair or on the floor when they are in the reading area. I would love to give them a comfortable and relaxing experience while listening to stories. I believe a comfy couch would do the trick! I think this couch will make it easier for them to focus on listening to the book and help them enjoy the story longer. This couch will make the reading area an inviting, cozy place where children can explore their favorite stories. Reading and exploring books is a fundamental part of early learning.

My goal is to inspire a lifelong love of reading by providing my students with lots of opportunities to listen to stories and to explore books on their own.

I believe that having a comfortable place to sit will encourage more students to explore literature. Please help my students enjoy the time they spend looking at books by helping us get this comfortable couch.

Your donation will bring life to the reading area!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP344 - Comfy Couch Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00

Materials cost

$299.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.68

Total project goal

$424.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$424.52

3 Donors

-$422.75

Donations toward project cost

-$360.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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