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  • $586 goal

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Mrs. Danjanic
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Nothing Beats a Wonderful Book and a Welcoming Reading Corner!

Help me give my students an inviting reading area that has comfortable seats, a cozy rug, lap desks, and a terrific selection of wonderful books.

My Students

My students make me smile. They find joy in the small things, and are eager to share that joy with others. This is my first year teaching sixth grade, and these children have shown me how wonderful it can be. They are a very diverse group with varied abilities. I have many book-lovers, quite a few avid writers, and some very reluctant readers, but they have all come together to form classroom communities dedicated to learning and helping each other.

My students love to participate in class and try out new things.

They get excited when working with partners or in small groups, and they love to learn about topics that are new to them. One of their favorite stories this year has been Number the Stars. They are very curious, and they come up with some amazing questions. Many of them are determined to make a positive impact on the world when they get older. I look forward to watching them grow this year, and I know they will do fabulous things!

My Project

It can be hard to get lost in a good book when you're sitting in a hard desk at school. Some of my students have difficulty sitting in a desk at all. They would love a comfortable, inviting reading area within our classroom. The saucer chairs and bean bag chair could be used by students during our regular lessons with the help of the lap desks, and they can also be utilized for independent reading. The more students read, the better they get at it. I want to encourage them to read every chance they get! The fluffy rug would also be a terrific addition to our classroom. I have many students who like to sit on the floor if they had the option.

My students would feel more relaxed, and they would be much more likely to pick up a good book in an inviting reading area.

They are eager to read popular series like the Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Divergent, and the Maze Runner. Many of my students do not have a lot of books at home, and they don't go visit our local library so I want to bring these fantastic books to them. All children deserve the opportunity to visit faraway lands through the magic of books!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair, Navy • Amazon Business $45.93 2 $91.86
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Navy 3' • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
Harry Potter Books 1-7 Special Edition Boxed Set • Amazon Business $50.99 1 $50.99
LapGear Designer Lap Desk with Phone Holder and Device Ledge - Black Diamonds - Fits up to 15.6 Inch Laptops - Style No. 45421 • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
LapGear Designer Lap Desk with Phone Holder and Device Ledge - Navy Ikat - Fits up to 15.6 Inch Laptops - Style No. 45423 • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
LapGear Designer Lap Desk with Phone Holder and Device Ledge - Gray Argyle - Fits up to 15.6 Inch Laptops - Style No. 45438 • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set (1) • Amazon Business $28.28 1 $28.28
The Maze Runner Series Complete Collection Boxed Set (5-Book) • Amazon Business $27.19 1 $27.19
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Rugs Fluffy Anti-Skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Living Room Carpet Comfy Bedroom Floor 4- Feet by 5- Feet (Navy) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Divergent Series Four-Book Paperback Box Set: Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four • Amazon Business $26.10 1 $26.10
2Pcs Cute Pillowcase Kids Design Aqua Blue Background I Love Reading Girl Throw Pillow 18 X 18 Square Fox Cotton Linen Pillowcase Cover Cushion • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

Materials cost

$431.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$497.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.88

Total project goal

$585.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$585.87

1 Donor

-$585.87

Donations toward project cost

-$497.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 65 students.

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