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Mrs. Arakaki from Las Vegas NV is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh, the Places We Can Go and Read!

My students need these literacy squares so that they can stay in their own space during whole group time. These will also provide extra padding for their little behinds.

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My second grade students are from Las Vegas and in a Title I school. They come from diverse backgrounds where most of them are English Language Learners who are building their reading comprehension skills and fluency.

My students come to school every day eager to learn new things and take brave chances on whatever is presented before them.

They are learning to become leaders and captains of their own learning to which will help them be better prepared for their future.

My Project

Since my students like to sit on the floor during reading time, these literacy squares, circles, and pillows will provide them an extra comfort. They can then focus on their learning and not constantly have to get up to move around because they are uncomfortable. Because they have different colors and letters, these will also provide them "a space of their own".

These materials will provide comfortable seating so that they can put their best effort into their learning without having to squabble for space and comfort.

I want to ensure that our learning space is a place that will give my students the ability to focus on their learning and gain the skills necessary to be successful.

Mrs. Arakaki
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kits on the Go 16" Rounds (Set of 24) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $127.46 1 $127.46
Round Soft Pillows (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $118.96 1 $118.96
Sequential Seating Literacy Squares (Set of 26) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $110.46 1 $110.46

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