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Ms. Andre from Saint Paul MN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Third-Grade Reading Tent

My students need a cozy tent and rug to inspire Reader's Workshop time!

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in our classroom come from working-class families in St. Paul. Many are first or second generation immigrants to Minnesota and all are learning a new language in our school's dual immersion program.

My third-grade readers relish time to sit down with a book every afternoon!

We love to find corners in our classroom, cozy spots under the tables, and big chairs at the teacher's desk to read independently or with a friend. Students in my room would be thrilled to crawl into a little tent and read their hearts out! This tent would inject excitement into the final months of the school year and inspire us to continue practicing our strong reading habits.

My Project

This tent will inject excitement into our Reader's Workshop during the last months of our school year! We are ordering a cozy tent for students to read in during independent or partner reading time. We are also requesting a cotton rug to delineate the tent area in our classroom. The rug will serve two purposes. It will make sitting on the floor more comfortable and will also ensure safety and help to avoid overcrowding in our appealing new reading nook. Third graders will be thrilled to take turns enjoying the tent and rug!

The space will be motivational and promote strong reading habits for all third-grade bookworms in our classroom.

Research shows that building reading stamina is essential for students' long-term academic success. We know the rigorous literacy demands of secondary school and strive to develop a love of reading to prepare students for these challenges. Our new tent will be a lightening rod of reading inspiration for 22 third-grade learners!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Teepee Children Play Tent with Mat & Carry Case for Indoor Outdoor, Raw White Canvas, By Tiny Land • Amazon Business $71.99 1 $71.99
DII Contemporary Reversible Indoor Area Rag Rug, Machine Washable, Handmade from Recycled Fabrics, Unique For Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen, Nursery and more, 4 x 6' - Denim • Amazon Business $32.93 1 $32.93

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