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Mrs. Vilte from Santa Ana CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lounging and Falling in Love With Reading

Help me give my students the love of reading as they curl up with a good book in their Big Joe Bean Bag Chairs.

  • $375 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My class is an academically and ethnically diverse group of 28 fourth grade students. 80% of my students have a primary language other than English. 85% of those students are limited in their English proficiency. 100% of my class participates in the free meal programs. Additionally, several of my students need additional support and multiple modalities to support their learning. The excitement I see from them every time I add a new book to our classroom library is priceless. A plentiful, varied classroom library witha variety of seating choice is an essential tool that they all need to increase their literacy to become college and career ready.

My Project

By giving my students the freedom to sit around the classroom on different size chairs and rugs, I am able to encourage and nourish their thirst for reading. Adding new books to our classroom library opens up new opportunities for my students to fall in love with reading.

The use of flexible seating in the form of bean bag chairs and a basket full of new books in the class will open up the world of literature to my students.

My eager to acquire knowledge students will be given several opportunities throughout the day to choose where they want to learn and read.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 645602 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $39.88 4 $159.52
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Fur Rugs Fluffy Rugs Anti-Skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Room Home Bedroom Carpet Floor Mat 4- Feet by 5- Feet (Grey) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
EZOWare Storage Bins Organizer, Set of 3 Foldable Collapsible Large Cube Fabric Linen Canvas Storage Baskets for Shelves Cubby Laundry Playroom Closet Clothes Shoe Baby Toy with Handles - Black Gray • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 5: Petal to the Metal • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 4: Grown Sweet Home • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 2: Timepocalypse • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 3: Bully For You • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 1: Lawnmageddon • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Spotlight Soccer (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95

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