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Ms. L. from Norwich CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortable Students Are Happy Students

My students need comfort, choice, and flexibility in how and where they sit within our classroom!

  • $502 goal

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My Students

The students of Ms. Law's third grade class epitomize why teachers love their jobs. They are inspiring, beautifully complex, and fabulously unique. They are children who may not have a single role model at home or even a meal on the table. School is their happy place. It is a place where they grow, learn, and change all while staying safe, comfortable, healthy, and understood. For students like this, that is life changing. Thank you for thinking of these precious kiddos!

My Project

There is no greater feeling as an educator than being in a classroom where students are engaged, happy, and peaceful. Where their voices are buzzing with ideas, their eyes wide, their bodies comfortable, and their hearts happy. In our third grade class, students are encouraged to make responsible choices in where they complete both their independent and group learning. Some students are most comfortable standing at our high top table. Others are more comfortable leaning against the wall with a clip board.

Flexible seating in the classroom allows students to engage, collaborate, and be empowered by having a choice in their learning environment.

By taking ownership in where and how they learn, students will feel both physically and emotionally comfortable and safe in their classroom environment.

This year, I hope to expand their options for seating even further. The yoga mats, seat cushions, and area rug will provide more opportunity for students in flexible and responsible seating. I am looking forward to watching the students evolve as decision makers, problem solvers, and independent thinkers, all while feeling secure, safe, and happy!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 21 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Navy, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
Bean Products Kid size Yoga Mat 1/8" thick, 24" wide, 60" long - Non-Toxic - Premium Quality - Orange • Amazon Business $18.75 1 $18.75
Kid size Sticky Yoga Mat 1/8"x60" Thick 14 Colors SGS Approved Non-Toxic No Phthalates or Latex by Bean ProductsTM - Hot Pink • Amazon Business $18.75 1 $18.75
Kid size Sticky Yoga Mat 3/16" by 60" Thick 14 Colors SGS Approved Non-Toxic No Phthalates or Latex by Bean Products • Amazon Business $18.75 1 $18.75
Bean Products Kid size Yoga Mat 1/8" thick, 24" wide, 60" long - Non-Toxic - Premium Quality - Olive • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
COOL(31) - OPTION ONLY - COLORFUL CIRCLES • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

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