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Ms. Lerch from Norfolk VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Nook with Books

Help me give my students a rich reading experience through a wide variety of texts, and read in comfort with new comfy furniture.

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of teaching 55 fifth graders in Norfolk, Virginia. My students range in all different abilities. These children are excited to learn and love reading. Our classroom library is in need of books for the upcoming school year.

Curious, excited, and anxious, my students are ready for challenging and meaningful text.

My students are constantly looking for new text. My students care about what is happening in our community and our world. I hope these resources will help my students get involved and become positive influences to our society.

My Project

To encourage students to read more, I am excited to give my students the opportunity to get cozy with a new book. This project will allow my students to read a variety of texts. Along with the books, students will get to enjoy these on new fluffy bean bag chairs.

Just imagine walking into my fifth grade classroom, seeing all of the students cozied up with a book in a big bean bag chair.

I cannot wait to see my students' faces the day they get the chance to sit in the big bag chair. With our new text and reading nook, I hope each and every one of my students will get hooked on reading.

Ms. Lerch
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Royal Blue 3' • Amazon Business $60.00 2 $120.00
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Blue • Amazon Business $34.97 1 $34.97
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
Hoot • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59

Materials cost

$178.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.31

Total project goal

$248.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.72

2 Donors

-$170.00

Donations toward project cost

-$144.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$78.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.81

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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