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Mrs. Thurell from Buckeye AZ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Guided Reading Success

Help me give my students the resources needed to have a successful small group guided reading time such as stacking chairs and magnetic letters.

  • $212 goal

This project expired on August 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching first graders is one of the biggest joys a person can ever experience. These little ones have such tender hearts and minds like sponges.

My first graders have found a special place in my heart.

They are so eager to learn and love being in class. They are so kind and generous to those around them.

They have a love of reading and are always looking for a chance to get their hands on a book. Their obsession with science is motivation for me to make learning engaging and fun.

My Project

My students lack the seating and hands-on materials needed for successful guided reading groups. When my students come to me for small groups, we spend the first few minutes bringing chairs over to use. By having chairs already in place, we will no longer waste precious minutes of our reading lesson. Chairs, along with magnetic letters to build and manipulate words, will improve our ability to grow into successful readers. Small group guided reading time is the most important and rigorous time in our day. With your help, we can turn our first graders into lifelong readers and leaders.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids School Stack Resin Chair, Indoor/Outdoor Plastic Stacking Chairs for Kids, 12 inch Seat Height, Assorted Colors (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $87.86 1 $87.86
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$137.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$179.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.73

Total project goal

$211.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.51

5 Donors

-$202.00

Donations toward project cost

-$171.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.30

match offer

-$9.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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