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Mrs. D'Ambrosio from Arnold PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy, Cozy Learning

My students need areas to learn and grow! A little reading nook with a comfy couch, chair, and beanbag seats will give my students flexible seating and a place for learning to flourish.

  • $1,227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." ~ Dr. Seuss. Please help me fund my project for flexible seating in my classroom!

I teach first grade in a high poverty area of Pennsylvania.

There are 20 students in my classroom. Our building houses children in grades 1 -2. Every student in our building receives a free lunch and breakfast. These students are amazing and never stop fascinating me. They are loving, hard working, and always appreciate the simple things in life. School supplies are always needed and are sometimes hard to come by. The teachers in my building strive to provide comfortable, loving, educational work areas for every student. We say that our classroom doors aren't just doors that open up into a room, but doors that open to a home full of learning. Our classrooms are our homes.

My Project

I am asking for flexible seating for our classroom. A couch, chair, and bean bag chairs will create functional spaces in our classroom. These items will give my students a place to get away from their every day desks and chairs. These items will create a learning escape for all students to enjoy! Our comfy, cozy learning area will become an essential part of our classroom.

Our Comfy, cozy learning areas will give my students a place to read and will allow creativity to flourish!

Students will use our new seating space every day! Our new areas will be used during recess, reading, math, and morning meeting.

Mrs. D'Ambrosio
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC478 - Outdoor Comfy Couch • Lakeshore Learning Materials $499.00 1 $499.00
LC475 - Outdoor Comfy Chair • Lakeshore Learning Materials $399.00 1 $399.00
DD420SB - Calming Colors™ Little Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD420SG - Calming Colors™ Little Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

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