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Mrs. Mullenax from Derby CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Dib of This and a Dab of That!

My students need flexible seating options such as bean bag pillows, portable lap desks, and a stand up dry erase table. They also need various board games to play and socialize during indoor recess.

  • $1,292 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher working in a low income/high poverty school district, I have students who face challenges academically and socially/emotionally both inside and outside the classroom. 

My students deserve to have the optimal opportunity for educational success in an environment that is safe, inviting and full of compassion and respect for mankind.

Despite the hardships these students face on a daily basis, they come to school eager to learn and most of all eager to be cared for by not only their peers but also the educators that they encounter day to day.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting will allow my students what they need to be successful learners in the classroom by providing hands-on, kinesthetic approaches to learning and flexible seating arrangements. I just need your help with attaining the materials to make that happen! The huge beanbag pillows and lap desks will allow students to choose where to work most effectively. The floor lamps and desk lamps with help create the home-like environment the children desire to feel comfortable and safe. The Flocabulary subscriptions and Storyworks subscriptions will help enhance classroom learning.

The donations to this project will help to make a comfortable and inviting atmosphere where ample supplies are available for optimal student growth.

As a teacher in a low income district, I know that supplies are limited and I know with your help I can make my classroom what I always dreamed it could be. A classroom that is stocked with supplies for students who truly deserve them!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Huge Bean Bag Pillow for Playing Video Games & Watching TV, Red • Amazon Business $67.02 4 $268.08
ECR4Kids The Surf - Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Light Grey (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
Learniture Structure Series Bow-Tie Mobile Collaborative Table w/Whiteboard Top • Amazon Business $189.02 1 $189.02
Flocabulary (12-month classroom subscription for one teacher) • AKJ Education $96.00 1 $96.00
Storyworks, Grades 4 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 4–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $8.25 10 $82.50
Crestline Products Teaching Supply Easel (17306) • Amazon Business $53.53 1 $53.53
Lava the Original 14.5-Inch Silver Base Lamp with Yellow Wax in Blue Liquid • Amazon Business $13.26 3 $39.78
Light Accents Medusa Grey Floor Lamp with Multicolor Acrylic Shades • Amazon Business $39.45 1 $39.45
Pacon Tru-Ray Assorted Colors Smart Stack Construction Paper, 12 by 18 Inches, Pack of 120 • Amazon Business $13.68 2 $27.36
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Hasbro Sorry! Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Continuum Games Checkers, One Size • Amazon Business $8.33 1 $8.33
SKIP BO Card Game • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Mattel Games UNO Card Game • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$1,044.04

Vendor shipping charges

$8.25

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,097.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$193.76

Total project goal

$1,291.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,291.71

1 Donor

-$1,047.95

Donations toward project cost

-$1,047.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$58.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$50.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$184.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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