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Ms. Entzminger from Baltimore MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Feeling of Home

My students need wall decor, lighting, pillows, area rugs, and beanbag seats for a classroom where they feel safe.

  • $522 goal

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My Students

Every single one of my fifth grade students come in with DIFFERENT stories. They are going through a period of self discovery where they are looking for strong and trust worthy adults who can help them navigate through the journey and heading in the right direction. This year my kids are going to challenge themselves and break through ALL barriers (inside and outside) to become successful in EVERY aspect of their young lives. I believe in them and I hope you do too!

My Project

I am always thinking of what is the BEST way to make my students feel comfortable in an environment so learning can be EASY. This year my focus is on how I can develop a classroom that makes my students feel like they are Home. I started off changing my classroom environment with painting my room Orange. Orange is a color of Enthusiasm, Encouragement, Success, and HAPPINESS! This fits right with my theme this year which is Africa/Safari. I came up with this theme because working in a young African American populated school they do not know their history of where they came from. In order to bring my vision to life I need your help!

The decorations, the flexible seating, the "cool down" area, the organization are some of the most important things needed in the classroom to make students feel at home and feel comfortable with their learning environment.

With that being said, the bins, the different seat options, the wall decor, the lighting, the pillows, and the area rugs will be used to make the environment come to life.

I can feel it in my soul that this year is going to be a year for the BOOKSSSSS and I thank all of you in advance for helping me bring my visions to life. My students will remember this classroom for being a home away from home!

Ms. Entzminger
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC573RG - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.50 2 $45.00
Junovo Round Fluffy Soft Area Rugs for Kids Room Children Room Girls Room Nursery,4 Feet,4-Feet (Black) • Amazon Business $17.89 2 $35.78
RA587 - Foam Number Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Great African American Men by Wishum Gregory, Obama King Malcolm X Marshall (20x24) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
STERILITE 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $26.79 1 $26.79
VOGOL 4-Pack Cotton Linen Sofa Home Decor Design Throw Pillow Case Cushion Covers Square 18 Inch, Set of 4 Ethnic African Style Series • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
GS304 - Giant Soft Dice - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Asmader LED Fairy Lights, Battery Powered Multi Color Changing String Lights With Remote Control Waterproof Decorative Silver Wire Lights 16ft 50LEDs for Bedroom,Patio,Indoor,Party,Garden, Party(RGB) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Rosa Parks Poster African American Wall Art Womens History Month Poster African Wall Art | Empowered Women Empower Women | Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History | P013 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Amaonm Removable Vinyl Quotes Dr. Seuss Why FIT IN when you were born to STAND Wall Decals Home Art Decor Sayings Words Lettering Wall Stickers Murals for Nursery room Kids room Bedroom Classroom • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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