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Mrs. Kennamer from Lynchburg TN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Good Book Deserves a Good Seat

Help me give my students a place where they can academically excel in a comforting environment.

  • $684 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Did you always have a comfortable place to sit or lay to read when you were a kid? Many of my students have a place like that to retreat to and be engulfed in a book, but others do not. I want a classroom that feels comfortable for all my kids.

Their home lives may be different because they come from different backgrounds, but when they are in my class they all need to have a safe reading place.

I would like to purchase items for my classroom that my kids can sit and be comfortable on while they learn and have independent reading time.

My Project

We know not all students learn the same way, at the same time, and in the same location. But why can't they be comfortable while learning at their own pace? I want each student to learn in their best environment.

If that means bouncing on a ball or sitting on a pillow, then that is what needs to happen.

Each child can choose the preferred seating that they think will help them focus the best. They can sit, stand, or bounce on the furniture as long as it helps to expand their learning. This gives the student a sense of ownership and responsibility of what helps them achieve the most out of class. Those that need to move more in class can do so without disturbing the others if they choose a band at their chair or any other piece of equipment that I have picked because each is low noise. With these items in my class, I feel that each child will have a better opportunity at academically achieving more than would if these items were absent in my class. I appreciate any help with achieving this goal for my kiddos!!

Mrs. Kennamer
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE288-32A Handwriting Samplers, Children's Classroom Educational Rug, 6'x8'4", Rectangle • Amazon Business $193.63 1 $193.63
Active Kids Chair by Studico - Wobble Chairs Juniors/Pre-Teens (Grades 3-7) - Children Who Can’t Sit Still - Great 17" Wobble Chair Kids ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture | Blue - Age Range 7-12y • Amazon Business $57.99 2 $115.98
KinderMat, Purple KinderCrate, 6-Pack of 13.5 inch KinderCushions and Sturdy Storage Container, 2 inches Thick Squares Story Time Cushions, Alternative Seating, Yellow Blue Green Red Purple Orange • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Intex Inflatable Empire Chair, 44" X 43" X 27", Color May Vary, 1 Chair • Amazon Business $27.09 2 $54.18
Gaiam Balance Disc Wobble Cushion Stability Core Trainer for Home or Office Desk Chair & Kids Classroom Sensory Wiggle Seat, Grey • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Novelinks Photo Case 4" x 6" Photo Box Storage - 16 Inner Photo Keeper Photo Organizer Cases Photos Storage Containers Box for Photos (Multi-Colored) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Chair Bands (12-Pack) | Bounce, Kick, Fidget, Concentration, Therapy, and Sensory Bands - Relieves: Anxiety, Hyperactivity, Frustration, and Extra Energy | Helpful with Autism, ADHD, ADD, and SPD • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Wood Contact Paper 17.71" X 118" Self-Adhesive Removable Wood Peel and Stick Wallpaper Decorative Wall Covering Vintage Wood Panel Interior Film Leave No Trace Surfaces Easy to Clean • Amazon Business $8.88 2 $17.76
Garden Kneeling Pad Seat Knee Mat Cushion 7 in x 15 in, Assorted Colors, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79

Materials cost

$537.29

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$581.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.59

Total project goal

$683.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$683.93

4 Donors

-$99.00

Donations toward project cost

-$84.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.85

Matching donations from our partners

-$584.93

Match offers toward project cost

-$497.19

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.74

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$0.00

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