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Ms. M. from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Where The Heart Is!

My students need bean bag chairs in order to be comfortable while they read. In addition, I want to grasp my students attention by having a read aloud text that we can all read together.

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Have you ever curled up to a good book in a space where your mind could dream? My students are seeking a space such as this. For some of my students, having the ability to read actively in an inviting and calm space at home can be very challenging. To better help my students, I want to create an inviting and calm space where they want to go each and everyday to read a good book.

Reading is a way to capture the mind of a child and engage them in another world or story from the past.

My students are caring, adventurous, and curious about the world around them. My goal as a teacher, is to continue helping them pursue their curiosities.

My Project

A library is a critical part of a classroom. Students should want to go to the library and seek out new books, share their favorites with their peers, and find answers to their curiosities. As a teacher, I want my students to have a place such as this in our room. By utilizing bean bag chairs, organizational bins, and texts that are important to the students, I can further nurture the love of reading my students hold.

Reading is a way for us to come together as a class family.

Through the use of a read aloud where the students each have a copy of the text, I can model fluent reading and engage them in a fun and exciting text.

Ms. M.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HIGHBACK BEANBAG CHAIR CHILD SIZE - SELECT COLOR • School Specialty $44.07 3 $132.21
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.56 20 $131.20
BOOK BINS INTERLOCKING ASSORTED SET OF 5 • School Specialty $12.77 2 $25.54
Miss Nelson (3 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $17.94 1 $17.94
Nelson Mandela • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
She Persisted • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Henry's Freedom Box • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Salt in His Shoes Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
OPTION CLASS - BROWN SALES BEANBAG COLOR CHOICES • School Specialty $0.00 3 $0.00
BLACK (BK) - BROWN SALES • School Specialty $0.00 3 $0.00

Materials cost

$352.84

Vendor shipping charges

$15.78

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.28

Total project goal

$475.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.19

9 Donors

-$470.78

Donations toward project cost

-$403.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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