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Ms. Armenta from Carson CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Relaxing Reading Nook!

My students need a book display and bean bags to read in a more inviting and relaxing environment.

  • $376 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I will be teaching 3rd grade in a public elementary school in Southern California. A majority of the students on campus come from low-income households and some of my students will be English language learners. Although I have not met my students for this school year yet, I am expected to have around 25 students in the classroom.

I anticipate that my students will have curious minds and be enthusiastic about learning.

My students will be visiting the classroom library to discover great stories and learn new things in every book!

My Project

I am requesting a book display and two bean bag chairs in order to make our classroom library more inviting and relaxing for my students. Currently the books are only on bookshelves, so the book display would highlight some of the books and encourage the students to read books that they might have otherwise overlooked. The bean bag chairs would provide the students a further incentive to visit our classroom library when they finish their classwork. After they select a book they are interested in, they will be able to relax on the bean bag chairs. This will make their reading time an even more enjoyable experience.

My goal is to encourage my students to enjoy reading as much as possible.

Reading will help them expand their vocabulary and increase their content knowledge. The items that I am requesting would be great tools in helping my students achieve this goal!

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Birch Single-Sided Book Display Stand, Wood Book Shelf Organizer for Kids, 5 Shelves, Natural • Amazon Business $144.98 1 $144.98
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 27 Inch - Heather Teal • Amazon Business $58.13 2 $116.26

Materials cost

$261.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$319.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.30

Total project goal

$375.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$375.36

7 Donors

-$375.36

Donations toward project cost

-$319.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.30

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$0.00

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