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Ms. Carastro from Deltona FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Nook Bungee Chairs

My students need bungee chairs for our reading corner. I would like to offer a cozy reading corner for my students to feel comfortable when independently reading.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at Title 1 school where about 80% of our students in the school are on free or reduced lunch. My students do not have access to things that I took for granted when I was in elementary school. I believe this should not be an excuse and they should get the same learning opportunities and materials as other students.

I have 22 thoughtful and excitable students in my class.

They are positive and engaged when I introduce new materials into my classroom.

My Project

In our reading corner we currently have one flat bean bag. Although the bean bag started as a comfy chair in the beginning of the year, it has not stood the test of time. I am requesting two bungee chairs for students to sit in while independently reading. I want to provide a place in our classroom where students feel they can go to get excited about reading.

Sitting in a plastic chair at a desk does not make kids excited about reading.

During reading center time, students are encouraged to read their independent reading books. By offering two new comfortable chairs in our reading corner, students will be more inclined to get lost in a good book!

Ms. Carastro
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Impact Canopy Web Bungee Chair, Lightweight Portable Folding Chair for Indoor and Outdoor Use, Purple • Amazon Business $58.95 2 $117.90

Materials cost

$117.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.41

Total project goal

$176.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.08

6 Donors

-$166.08

Donations toward project cost

-$141.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.91

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$0.00

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