At this time of year we sometimes look around our classrooms and, if we’re being honest with ourselves, realize that they’re starting to look a little tired. Why not inject some new color, personality, and comfort to create a cozy reading corner your students (and you) will love?
We went on a quest and found a bunch of fun options. And while each seat might not fit every teacher’s space or budget, maybe you’ll be inspired to add something new.
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1. Lazy Man Couch
This comfy sofa chair offers five supported positions from flat to upright. I mean, how can you resist when the product description claims it is “fantastic for young and hip people?” Buy it for $30.
2. Mandala floor cushion
Your kids will feel like they’re reclining on a peacock when they use this at reading time. And for only $11, you might as well get two!
3. Zebra-print lounger
Another jazzy option that will encourage even the most reluctant reader to curl up with a good book. Bonus, you can create a cozy reading corner with an animal theme! It’s yours for $47.
4. Sapphire blue bean bag chair
Just the right combination of structure and cushy support. There are six color options starting at $34.99.
5. Hanging hammock
Your kids will be begging you for SSR (silent, sustained reading) time! Hang loose for $28.
6. Ninja Turtle pouf
If you teach the little ones, this pouf could be a special privilege seat they could earn. Buy it for $21 here.
7. Emoji backrest
Portable, comfortable, and on trend—smaller kids could even cozy up next to a friend for partner reading. It’s on sale for less than $26.
8. Hanging Nest
When you’re reading a great book and you absolutely do not want to be disturbed! Provide peace and quiet for $40.
9. Woven Tatami cushion
A simple way to get up off the cold floor and define your own space. Two sizes starting at $20 here.
10. Fuzzy Papasan
Create a cozy reading corner that’s like being inside of a cloud for $28.
11. Inflatable pod chair
How cool is this? Inflate it to use when you have space, deflate it when you want to take it home for the summer. This one does double duty for $25.
12. Adjustable recliner stadium chair
A simple option that lends a little back support. You can use it to create a cozy reading corner or for cheering on the school team at a game! Buy it for $28.
13. Long triangular cushion
This one would be great when kids are working on learning their readers theater scripts together. Grab it for $55.