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Mrs. M. from Darby PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Read is a Magical Experience

My students need more cushions for their Reading Center. They would love to sit in a quiet, comfortable place in the classroom. Some of our books are worn down and need replacement.

  • $627 goal

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My Students

My students are optimistic and eager to learn. They love all subjects, but they particularly enjoy working with numbers, Social Studies, Computer Skills, and Science. Their favorite time of day occurs when they are in small group activities.

My class is located in a financially distressed area, but our class has a passion for reading independently and finding creative ways of retelling it to others.

In addition, most of my students are hands-on learners who are learning how to overcome challenges during the learning process.

My Project

The Reading Corner in my classroom is in need of new books and comfortable cushions to sit upon. My students will get the opportunity to use the Reading Corner as a Writing Center too. Students will also have the opportunity to use poster board, crayons, markers, glue, and scissors to present their book reviews. It is a place for their imaginations to grow and let their stories come to life.

Plus, my students will get the opportunity to write original stories of their own and present their finished projects to others.

My students will get the opportunity to create their very own class anthology.

Mrs. M.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tufted Support Padded Boosted Cushion, Blue • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Tufted Support Padded Boosted Cushion, Chocolate • Amazon Business $18.49 2 $36.98
Tufted Support Padded Boosted Cushion, Burgundy • Amazon Business $18.49 2 $36.98
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 Pencils, Box of 24, Black (13926) • Amazon Business $6.29 5 $31.45
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $29.20 1 $29.20
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $12.75 2 $25.50
School Smart 1485755 Railroad Board, 6-ply Thickness, 22" x 28", Assorted Color (Pack of 25) • Amazon Business $25.25 1 $25.25
Peg + Cat: The Eid al-Adha Adventure • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
Superhero Instruction Manual • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Spy School Secret Service • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Expo 81045 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 16-Pack, Assorted • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73
Team BFF: Race to the Finish! #2 (Girls Who Code) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 Pencils, Box of 24, Black (13926) • Amazon Business $10.15 1 $10.15
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
How to Be a Supervillain • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • Amazon Business $4.86 2 $9.72
Febreze PLUG Air Freshener Refills with Tide Original (2 Count, 1.75 oz) • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids (Bucketfilling Books) • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 7.625 Ounces, 6 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $8.64 1 $8.64
The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Space Case (Moon Base Alpha) • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
Sideways Stories from Wayside School • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding (Girls Who Code) • Amazon Business $6.82 1 $6.82
Westcott School Left and Right Handed Kids 5” Scissors, Blunt, 6 Pack (16454) • Amazon Business $3.33 2 $6.66
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 4: Attack of the Swamp Thing (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 5: Mission Star-Power (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1: A Scare of A Dare (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Carnival Crime • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Midnight Visitor • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Sugar Plums to the Rescue! • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sugar Plum Ballerinas Dancing Diva • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #3: Perfectly Prima • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
The Mystery of the Stolen Statue (Third-Grade Detectives) • Amazon Business $4.09 1 $4.09
Classes Are Canceled!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #7) • Amazon Business $4.05 1 $4.05
Lots of Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Terrible Terrel • Amazon Business $3.63 1 $3.63
Toeshoe Trouble (Sugar Plum Ballerinas, Book 2) • Amazon Business $3.25 1 $3.25
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic • Amazon Business $3.18 1 $3.18
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $2.43 1 $2.43

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