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Mrs. W. from Austin TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Cozy Corner for Comfy Reading

My students need saucer chairs, reading cushions, and pillows for flexible seating during reading time.

  • $269 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students struggle with a wide variety of issues, from language barriers to homelessness and everything else possible, and just making it to school can be a huge victory in itself. Despite all of that, my students work so hard to be successful so they can make their families proud.

Many of my students work around the clock: school, caring for family, job, repeat.

Their work ethic in class is admirable and impressive, and I want to do everything in my power to help them.

My Project

Flexible seating in my classroom will allow my students to have some choice and some comfort in my classroom. Although I currently have a cozy lighting setup in my room, my seating options for my students are limited to the desks or the concrete floor. When we shift into reading or writing time, I offer them the option to move to different locations in my room (next to a window, by a lamp, in a darker space, etc.), but it is still the same chair.

When there is a comfy space available, my students' desire to work and work well skyrockets.

I don't have a lot of space in my room, but a couple of saucer chairs will make it easy to provide more comfortable seating that is also easy to fold out of the way when I need the room, and the reading pillows will give my students a cozy spot just about anywhere in the room. The pillows are versatile and can be used to sit on or to snuggle with as my students are working - or as I am grading!

I have worked hard to make my room a warm and inviting place for all of my students, and these seating options would finally make my room complete and make my students and myself happier.

Mrs. W.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GOJOOASIS Folding Moon Saucer Chair Foldable Club Seat for TV Living Room Dorm (S, BLack) • Amazon Business $36.99 2 $73.98
ZIRAKI Large Plush Shredded Foam Reading And TV Relax Pillow - Perfect for Adults, Teens, and Kids - For Bed Rest, Arm, Back, Pregnancy Lumbar & Head Neck Coccyx Lower Back Support Cushion • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
WOMHOPE Throw Pillow Covers Cases Watercolor Animal Pillowcases Cushion Covers Decorative Throw Pillow Case Covers Canvas 18 x 18 Inch,Set of 4 (Cat A (4 pcs)) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
HIPPIH 2 Pack Pillow Insert - 18 x 18 Inch Hypoallergenic Decorative Square Sofa and Bed Pillow Form Inserts • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
HIPPIH 2 Pack Pillow Insert - 18 x 18 Inch Hypoallergenic Decorative Square Sofa and Bed Pillow Form Inserts • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$194.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$227.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.21

Total project goal

$268.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.06

6 Donors

-$193.06

Donations toward project cost

-$164.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.96

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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