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Ms. T. from Ironton MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Chill Out and Read

Help me give my students Big Joe bean bag chairs for alternative seating options.

  • $302 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! Even though most come from poverty, they come to school excited to learn and to work hard. However, the students I work with are struggling readers and tend to have difficulty feeling comfortable in a regular classroom setting.

My students yearn to be successful.

Unfortunately, many have struggles in their daily lives and do not have access to resources to aid in their success. By being able to provide alternative seating, choices within the classroom, and a level of ease and comfort for my students, they are much more likely to be successful.

My students are special. Each student has some strength or talent that makes him or her special. By allowing my students to be individuals, even in seating choice, they become more comfortable with reading and other areas of struggle. Their success is essential.

My Project

By adding alternative seating to my classroom. my struggling students will have an opportunity to choose an area of comfort while working on reading. When students feel relaxed in their environment, they are more likely to take risks and become involved in their own learning process.

Being able to "Chill Out and Read," is essential for my struggling readers.

They feel the pressures of reading in the regular classroom, so they need an area to be able to feel comfortable to take risks, make mistakes, and learn without added pressure from peers.

Because most of my students come from poverty, a luxury, such as a bean bag chair, is often unattainable. By providing such a small luxury for my kids, I can enhance their reading experience, and hopefully take away some of the pressure and help them become successful readers.

Ms. T.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 45 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 0002658 Media Lounger Foam Filled Bean Bag Chair, Fog Lenox • Amazon Business $116.04 1 $116.04
Big Joe 0010657 Fuf Foam Filled Bean Bag Chair, Large, Cobalt Lenox • Amazon Business $106.65 1 $106.65

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