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Mrs. Messina from Houma LA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing STEM into our Literacy Learning

Help me give my students STEM resource kits that can be incorporated into literacy centers and flexible seating so that they can learn in a more comfortable space.

  • $988 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from an extremely high-poverty area. Many of them have difficult home lives and are not given the love and support that I wish all children could receive at home. Keeping this in mind, I try to do everything I can to provide them with a loving, supportive, a safe environment when they are at school.

My students deserve to have a welcoming and comfortable place to learn.

It is my hope that my students can escape their home lives while in our classroom. I want them to walk into our classroom and feel like they have everything they need (materials, support, love, confidence, knowledge) to succeed.

My Project

My students will use the table and seats to work in a more comfortable setting. It will provide much needed movement and flexibility that is so important for first graders! This flexible seating will be used across content areas and for a variety of lessons and center activities.

It is my hope to bring STEM activities into our literacy learning.

With the STEM kits I have requested, students will be able to solve problems, from familiar fairy tales, using STEM resources. This will help students build critical thinking skills and use their creativity to solve problems. It will also give students an opportunity to work together to plan and complete the tasks in the STEM kits.

Mrs. Messina
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA689 - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $436.01 1 $436.01
PP630X - Fairy Tales Problem Solving STEM Kits - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
PP640X - Fairy Tales Problem Solving STEM Kits - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00

Materials cost

$734.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$64.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$839.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.10

Total project goal

$987.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$987.35

1 Donor

-$987.35

Donations toward project cost

-$839.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.10

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$0.00

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