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Mr. VanVeelen from Indianapolis IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Rainbow Reading Project

My students need soft seating area and a canopy so they can have a colorful, comfortable, and cozy spot to read.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a school dedicated to preparing the next generation of world citizens in the most caring, thought-provoking, and responsible way.

We are an International Baccalaureate school which means our curriculum is always engaging, rigorous, and inclusive.

We are a classroom led by student exploration in topics of high interest. Students learn through experiences that excite and challenge them and incorporate multiple subject areas at once. Students may organize and lead a science experiment that also includes aspects of math, language arts, and social studies.

We never stop asking questions at CFI 27. We are led by our ever-growing curiosity and passion for the betterment of our world.

My Project

A good book can brighten a child's world just a like the most brilliant rainbow. However, sometimes the places students have to sit and read their books are boring or drab. Sometimes the lack of soft and comfortable seating means that reading is less fun and more like a (kind of painful) chore.

This colorful area will become one of the most valued spots in the room and the time spent reading in it will become precious.

The padding provides a soft space for students to spread out and enjoy their book. The colorful canopy invites the children in with its whimsy. With a reading environment like the one included in this project, reading will continue to be a magical avenue on which students journey into wonderful worlds of fiction and non fiction.

Mr. VanVeelen
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Constructive Playthings Rainbow Retreat Hollow Soft Seating Area • Amazon Business $396.65 1 $396.65
Rainbow Retreat Canopy For Kids (Shown with the Retreat Hollow- Sold Separately) • Amazon Business $52.50 1 $52.50

Materials cost

$449.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.75

Total project goal

$571.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$571.64

6 Donors

-$414.42

Donations toward project cost

-$352.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.16

match offer

-$157.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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