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Ms. Ziesig from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Beautifying Our Classroom

My students need furniture for an organized classroom where they can feel safe, loved, and free to explore while having fun.

  • $699 goal

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My Students

The students who come to our class all bring many diverse strengths and difficulties, but my goal is that every child leaves with a smile.

Each student in my classroom has something that makes them learn in a unique way.

My philosophy is that no matter what it takes, every child can and will learn with just a little bit of passion and organization on my part.

Every student in my class is incredibly talented, smart, caring, and has a ton of perseverance. My students know that when they put their mind to something they can achieve anything, especially when they help and seek help from those around them.

My Project

Our classroom is one of exploration and growth. It's a place where every student can feel safe to learn in a way that works for them by having many options for learning in both context and content.

To help bring this vision of our classroom into more of a reality, we need some furniture to help create a more organized, accessible, and comfortable space for students to have the freedom to learn whatever way they do best.

Over the summer, I will be working to paint, decorate, and reorganize our class in order to make it a more inviting, comfortable, functional, and beautiful space for all children to learn and grow. This project includes furniture that will help me create the best space I possibly can for all the students who currently work in our classroom and all those who join us in the future. In order to achieve this, we need more table space for children to work with teachers and collaborate with peers on assignments, as well as a larger rug for my entire class to be able to fit on at once. These items are just the start, but they will make a huge impact on the accessibility of my classroom.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture Adjustable-Height Horseshoe Activity 60" W x 24" D, Gray/Black, NOR-RCEHS72C-GBK • Amazon Business $285.50 1 $285.50
South Shore Kids Activity Table with Toy Box on Wheels, Pure White • Amazon Business $132.99 1 $132.99
Ottomanson Jenny Collection Light Blue Frame with Multi Colors Kids Children's Educational Alphabet (Non-Slip) Area Rug, Blue, 8'2" x 9'10" • Amazon Business $92.30 1 $92.30
Tot Tutors Kids 2-in-1 Plastic LEGO-Compatible Activity Table and 2 Chairs Set, Bright Colors • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99

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