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Mrs. Thomas from Orange TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Advisory Down Time

Help me give my students a relaxing place to read and study during advisory time with the grassy interlocking blocks and stump pillows.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are, without a doubt, challenged. Many are economically disadvantaged with little parental support. Some struggle with emotional needs. Most have been displaced at some level by the flood following Hurricane Harvey. Several students are still displaced from the hurricane. However, they are beginning to live life again. School is a safe haven for many of my kids.

They deserve some personal space to chill!

My students would enjoy a place to relax and read during their advisory period each day.

My Project

My students have over an hour each day to utilize doing homework, reading, and writing. Since my classroom is a computer lab, I am working hard to make it more versatile so that areas around the room not taken up by computers can be used for pair reading, individual homework spaces, and private journaling.

These big kids love their own space.

Placement of a small carpet has helped some already, but another space would allow more students to move away from computer tables and be comfortable while reading and working on homework.

Why should all the little kids have the fun learning environments? Help my students make the most of their time during advisory.

Mrs. Thomas
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sorbus Grass Mat Interlocking Floor Tiles – Soft Artificial Grass Carpet – Multipurpose Foam Tile Flooring – Great for Patio, Playroom, Gym, Tradeshow, 24 Sq ft (24 Tiles) • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
HYSEAS 3D Digital Print Comfort Foam Throw Pillow for Home Decoration, Stump • Amazon Business $10.19 5 $50.95

Materials cost

$107.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.63

Total project goal

$164.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.19

3 Donors

-$81.00

Donations toward project cost

-$71.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.15

match offer

-$79.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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