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  • $1,173 goal

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Mrs. H.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Growing Great Readers

My students need soft seats, big comfy pillows, hear yourself headphones, and book bins to make reading make reading fun!

My Students

When you want to read a good book where do you go? Do you sit upright in a chair at your desk or do you prefer to sit in a soft comfy chair and relax?

My class is part of a school made up of approximately 560 students.

Of these 560 students about 220 of them qualify for free or reduced lunch based on their family income. I have found though that no matter what their background may be one thing is always true, 1st graders love to curl up with a good book in some place other than their desk.

My Project

I would love to give my first graders the opportunity to curl up with a good book, relax and enjoy reading! I am requesting a variety of cushions, chairs and comfy pillows that the students will be able to utilize each and every day during our Daily 5 reading time. Each student will store their own books that are leveled for their reading ability in their book bins. During our Daily 5 reading time the students will take their book tubs to a comfy place in the classroom to read. Also during this time students will be using the hear yourself headphones to work on fluency. As they read to themselves they will be able to hear their rate of reading and self check for understanding. What better way to enjoy a good book than curled up on a comfy pillow or sitting in a relaxing chair?

I can hardly wait to see how the addition of new seating for our reading time will impact the students love of reading!

You have the ability to transform an ordinary classroom into a classroom in which students are more at home while reading! Who wouldn't enjoy reading on comfortable new seats?

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH604 - Hear Yourself Headphones • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 3 $119.85
FF656BU - Indoor-Outdoor Big Pillow - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
FF656GR - Indoor-Outdoor Big Pillow - Green • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
FF656RD - Indoor-Outdoor Big Pillow - Red • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
DD371YE - Soft Seat - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
DD371RG - Soft Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
DD371RD - Soft Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
DD371VT - Soft Seat - Violet • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
VR322 - Small Classroom Caddy - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
VR321 - Small Classroom Caddy - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
VR323 - Small Classroom Caddy - Red • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
VR320 - Small Classroom Caddy - Purple • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
VR319 - Small Classroom Caddy - Orange • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
CS423 - Small Classroom Caddy - Green • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
BR302 - Backpatter's Seat • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 2 $99.90
TT927 - All-Purpose Teacher’s Organizer • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 7 $349.65

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This project will reach 32 students.

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