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Mrs. Dorame from Magalia CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Always Better When Your Comfortable and Cozy.

Help me give my students a comfortable and inviting rug to sit on and myself a comfortable Glider to sit on so that we can enjoy our daily stories, comfortably and cozily, together.

  • $877 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are survivors of the very recent California Camp Fire in Paradise and Magalia. They have lost so much; their homes, families, pets, and their belongings. One consistent aspects of my students' lives is their school and teacher. They come to school in hopes of some normalcy and they get that, but unfortunately my students have had so much trauma from losing so much that they are not able to focus, function or feel comforted in school like they did prior to the Camp Fire.

My students often come to school with stress and sadness that they cannot even comprehend or manage, therefore these feelings are revealed through distractions, restlessness, and physical behavior.

I want the best learning experiences and opportunities for my students to have a quality education. I can provide many of those aspects for them but I need help in creating a space that will be calming for my students, a place that they can comfortably gather together, get caught up in wonderful and entertaining stories and just forget about their troubles for awhile.

My Project

Having an inviting and Comfortable rug for my students to sit on and a comfortable chair to sit on as I read to my students will make a big difference in our reading experience together. These items will create an inviting, comforting and designated space for my students to listen to fiction and non-fiction stories as a class, reading with a buddy, reading to one's self and even playing a game on the comfortable rug with a friend.

These items will bring a nice atmosphere to our classroom and motivate students to want to hear stories and read stories in that designated area because it is comforting, in turn making learning fun and enjoyable.

Mrs. Dorame
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 20 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC842 - Natural Accents Leaves Classroom Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00
Lennox Contemporary Style Glider Chair and Ottoman Combo, Espresso with Chocolate • Amazon Business $167.34 1 $167.34

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