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Mrs. Young from Lakeland FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy, Cozy Study Nook

My students need a relaxing place to study and read. These beautiful cushions and pillows will let them feel at ease. A study nook will change our classroom atmosphere from industrial to cozy.

  • $276 goal

This project expired on September 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school every day ready to learn despite their many challenges at home. I strive to incorporate hands-on activities in our math and science lessons to make learning exciting and meaningful! My biggest challenge is funding, so we need help!

My school is classified as a high priority Title I school that serves 100% free breakfast/lunch.

My students experience many hardships at home, which directly impacts their learning, and many do not understand the potential that the world has to offer. The education world is moving toward a focus on personalized learning, flexible seating, a positive behavior management plan and art/music integration into content areas. My students have begun to grow a deeper appreciation for learning, are engaged, and making massive learning gains because of the wonderful changes that are occurring! I believe that deeper understanding occurs through kinesthetic, creative, and higher order thinking activities, lessons, and collaborative projects.

My Project

These items will help me create an inviting atmosphere in my classroom. Tables and chairs definitely have their place but students deserve a welcoming, comfortable environment. Math class involves practice, practice, practice. I hope that my students can feel comfortable and confident while working.

Switch on the lights and grab a pillow!

Independent and collaborative work can be accomplished while sitting comfortably. My students spend many hours every week in my classroom, and I hope to get away from the traditional look of a classroom. String lights will help offset the harsh fluorescent lighting. I can't wait to see my students cozy up with their work!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 44 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bean Products EARTH - Round Zafu Meditation Cushion - Yoga - 10oz Cotton - Organic Buckwheat Fill - Made in USA • Amazon Business $29.95 2 $59.90
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Aqua Sky (Fits up to 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
BROWN - Round Zafu Meditation Cushion - Yoga - 10oz Cotton - Organic Buckwheat Fill - Made in USA • Amazon Business $19.95 2 $39.90
HOME BRILLIANT Fall Decor Pillow Covers Soft Decorative Striped Corduroy Velvet Square Throw Pillow Sofa Cushion Covers Set for Couch, 2 Pack, 18x18 inch (45cm), Dark Grey • Amazon Business $12.89 2 $25.78
28x35 Blue Super Value Pet Bed By Majestic Pet Products-Medium • Amazon Business $19.15 1 $19.15
Clear Christmas Lights, White Wire (50 Count) • Amazon Business $8.20 2 $16.40

Materials cost

$201.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.31

Total project goal

$275.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.42

3 Donors

-$275.42

Donations toward project cost

-$234.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.31

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$0.00

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