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Ms. Reyes from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Oasis

My students need a new rug, beanbag chair, small furniture set, 6 soft seats, and pocket chart to share book recommendations!

  • $443 goal

This project expired on October 2, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students need a place where they can sit down with a good book and enjoy it in a peaceful, nurturing, and comfortable environment.

We are a class of emerging readers and writers who face many challenges, but none that we will not be able to overcome, with generous help from compassionate people.

Our school is considered high poverty with over ninety percent of our students qualifying for free or reduced meals. In our dual immersion classroom, we learn to read, write, and most importantly--to think in both English and Spanish.

My Project

I am requesting materials that will transform our run of the mill classroom library into a reading oasis. It is important that the students feel comfortable in their reading environment, so I want to provide them with bean bags, pillows, and chairs to give them the feeling that they are in their own personal reading nook. I also want to create a reading community wall where students can share their favorite books and make recommendations to their peers. I want this space to be truly inspiring and spark an everlasting passion for reading.

Igniting a passion for reading at a young age will stick with these students forever.

I am fortunate to have a classroom of emerging readers that I can introduce to the wonderful world of reading!

Ms. Reyes
Grades PreK-2
  • Edison Charter Academy
  • San Francisco, CA
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH677 - In the Garden Carpet • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
DT728 - Just-My-Size Furniture Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
CK20GR - Little Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DD524BU - Magnetic Small Pocket Chart - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$308.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$376.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.39

Total project goal

$442.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$442.58

6 Donors

-$424.93

Donations toward project cost

-$376.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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