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Mrs. Catanese from Kissimmee FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortable Seating Makes for Engaged Students!

Help me give my students comfortable seats to sit in for small group and collaborate or to use for independent work.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My energetic, full of spunk, 4th-grade class is made up of so many different personalities. I look forward each day to seeing them, coming in, and teaching them new math or science concepts. Their expressions, in math or science, when they accomplish, is priceless.

When receiving anything, be it a simple tangible item or a meaningful comment, the students really appreciate and light up in response.

Many are from low-income families and the littlest thing means the world to them.

My Project

How many of you love to find a nice comfortable chair to sit in or corner to complete your work? I'm looking to add that to our classroom through flexible, comfortable seating.

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them.

During independent work times the students choose a location in the classroom that works for them such as: at different tables, sitting under tables with clip boards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clip board. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating

I keep hearing from so many teachers how they have various types of seating in their classroom and how much their students love to work in the comfy environment. Please consider helping out my class by donating so we can create a more comfortable work environment. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98

Materials cost

$329.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.39

Total project goal

$429.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.28

1 Donor

-$429.28

Donations toward project cost

-$364.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.39

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$0.00

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