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Mrs. Cole from Roanoke VA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Our Classroom Reading Spot Amazing! (and Cozy)

My students need bean bag chairs to make reading a pleasure! I want my students to truly be able to "curl up with a good book" in my classroom!

  • $444 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Studies estimate that children learn an average of 4,000 to 12,000 new vocabulary words each year as a result of reading! This is why students need a safe, cozy, comfortable place to curl up with a book in my classroom!

Most students in my school district have a home life where they are expected to be independent at a young age Safety, security, and consistency are a luxury to these students.

It is my job to provide those important factors to my students at school everyday; which is why I strive to provide them with the very best materials to make the classroom environment feel safe, secure, and consistent.

My Project

The bean bags will be a comforting and appealing part of reading centers. I love the phrase "curl up with a good book" and I know that most of my students are not actually able to do that at home. I want to plant a seed, and nourish their love of reading! I know that making a location in the classroom, specifically for reading, very appealing is one way to start nourishing a habit of reading for pleasure!

According to studies the highest achievers in 5th grade read more than 200 times as many minutes per day as the lowest achievers.

If I can help make my students the highest achievers by creating an appealing, comfortable, cozy, and safe reading environment in my classroom I will have changed not only their reading habits, but I will have also changed their lives. Reading is the answer to help my students succeed!

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Comfort Research 3-Foot Fuf in Comfort Suede, Steel Grey • Amazon $59.00 3 $177.00
Comfort Research 3-Foot Fuf in Comfort Suede, Blue Sky • Amazon $55.00 3 $165.00

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