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Mrs. Mathews from Saint George UT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

It's a Jungle! We Spy a Fun Reading Corner!

Help me give my students a safe, happy reading corner in our jungle classroom with a new rug and flexible seating!

  • $508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are awesome! My school is a Title One school. My students have not had a broad range of opportunities and experiences in their young lives. When we talk about the world around them, they do not understand because they have not experienced many things outside their home. Many of our students' parents work multiple jobs and are not home with their families. Students come into my first grade classroom lacking social, physical, and emotional skills that need to be taught. Please help me provide experiences and learning opportunities for my amazing students.

My Project

1st Graders are so excited about learning to read! It's not easy for a six year old to commit to such a task! They are involved all morning long in centers and teacher instruction! But it's all worth it when they are able to choose free time every day...just to read! No one interrupts them, talks phonics to them, or questions their comprehension. They just get to read with a buddy or by themselves! This is a time when they find a special place in the classroom where they feel happy! They love it!

By donating to our project, you will be saying "Yes" to a child's reading enjoyment!

Students will love reading in a Jungle Corner with carpet, fun seating, and animals to snuggle with! It is amazing how quickly my first graders learn to read when they become a part of exciting surroundings with books just waiting to be opened and shared! Please help us enrich our 1st Grade Classroom by adding a reading corner for our excited students!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jungle Friends Primary Colors Rug - 5'4" x 7'8" Rectangle • Kaplan Early Learning Company $233.96 1 $233.96
Bilibo • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 6 $161.76

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