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Ms. Brinser from Steelton PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Home Away From Home

My students need comfortable and flexible seating for learning in the classroom.

  • $690 goal

This project expired on October 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of energy and eager to learn. Most of my students view the classroom as a home away from home. They share many experiences, emotions, and growth in this one room and for that I hope to make the classroom a place of calm and comfort.

Our learning is often collaborative and requires different spaces for small group work.

The variety of furniture will allow for students to move as they need. I am a 2nd grade teacher at a Title I school. Our school is located in a high poverty area with a majority of students receiving free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

My students are in need of flexible seating options within our classroom. This will allow for students to move and have different choices when it comes to completing work, especially in small groups.

These bean bag chairs, balance ball seats, and rug will help to build a relaxed feel for reading times throughout the day.

Students will have an opportunity to enjoy their desired space while they explore the many books of the classroom library. A few of the flexible seating options will also provide a resource for some of my fidgety friends. They allow for the much needed movement that many of my students seek.

Ms. Brinser
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Read to Dream Pattern Rug Shape: Rectangle, Rug Dimensions: 6' x 9', Color: Primary • Teachers' School Supply $251.56 1 $251.56
CLASSIC BEAN BAG JUNIOR 26 IN - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $39.17 3 $117.51
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
ECR4KIDS CLASSIC BEAN BAG • School Specialty $0.00 3 $0.00
BLUE (BL) - SOFTZONE ECR4KIDS • School Specialty $0.00 3 $0.00

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