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Ms. M. from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool Literacy Lounge

The cost of "literacy lounge" supplies such as bean bag chairs, floor pillows, and children's book sets is $878, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $898 goal

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My Head Start Preschool Classroom needs a "Literacy Lounge." With ONLY ONE rug in our entire classroom, you can imagine how hard it is to find a place to curl up and enjoy a book! This classroom serves 20 low income children between the ages of three and five years old. As the first teacher they will encounter on their educational path, I want more than anything to encourage them to love reading. My hope is that this "Literacy Lounge" will be full of soft pillows and bean bags, with a soft rug, as well as attractive books, so that it is inviting to children, parents and all adults who come into the classroom. The message to all will be that reading is a valued and important part of our day. In addition, these items will be used and loved by children this year and for years to come. When a child sits with an adult and/or another child to share a book, positive feelings and memories are developed about reading and learning that last a lifetime. Please help me create a comfortable area in the classroom devoted to fostering a love of literacy.

Ms. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Americolors: Clover • KidCarpet.com $143.99 1 $143.99
LIBRARY STARTER SET • Kaplan Early Learning Company $131.95 1 $131.95
CALDECOTT COLLECTION • Kaplan Early Learning Company $86.95 1 $86.95
LEARNING CENTER BOOK SET • Kaplan Early Learning Company $67.95 1 $67.95
EASY WORDS TO READ-BOOK SET • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.95 1 $40.95
Extra Large Back Jack Royal Blue • Highsmith Inc. $35.19 1 $35.19
BEAN BAG CHAIR - RED • Kaplan Early Learning Company $34.95 1 $34.95
BEAN BAG CHAIR - BLUE • Kaplan Early Learning Company $34.95 1 $34.95
Round Floor Pillow, 15 in. Diameter • Highsmith Inc. $20.01 1 $20.01
Square Floor Pillow, 3x15x15 in., • Highsmith Inc. $20.01 1 $20.01
Round Floor Pillow, 15 in. Diameter • Highsmith Inc. $20.01 1 $20.01

Materials cost

$636.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$735.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$161.55

Total project goal

$897.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$897.50

7 Donors

-$736.00

Donations toward project cost

-$736.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$161.56

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$0.00

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