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Mrs. May from Akron OH is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Bodies Are Growing Minds

My students need a carpet/rug to sit on and flexible seating options for their busy bodies so they can focus more on learning.

  • $619 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of energy and life and do better learning in a more comfortable atmosphere that fits their busy bodies. They have a hard time sitting in traditional chairs all day with no carpet/rug to sit on or any other seating options available. With a rug/carpet and other options around the room they could move around the room while still learning in a comfortable environment. Please help my students have a comfortable and successful year. Thank you so much!

My Project

The materials will help keep my students bodies busy while learning. I plan on having a carpet/rug area, so they can sit and/or lay on the floor to work without it being too cold and/or hard. I plan on having two ball type seats, so my really busy bodies can bounce while learning. Finally, I plan on having my portable seats around the room to relax close to the floor while working. My students have a lot of energy, and I want to set them up for success instead of failure. I know flexible seating options are just what they need.

Mrs. May
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE118-44A Dot Spots Seating Rug, Everyone Has a Spot on This Colorful Design, 7'6" x 12' Seats 30, 90" Length, 144" Width, Multi-Color • Amazon Business $303.99 1 $303.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $80.00 1 $80.00
ONIVA - a Picnic Time brand Oniva Portable Reclining Seat, Lime • Amazon Business $32.29 2 $64.58
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$488.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$525.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.80

Total project goal

$618.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$618.66

3 Donors

-$256.22

Donations toward project cost

-$217.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.43

match offer

-$362.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$308.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.37

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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