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Mrs. Barnes from Tallahassee FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Cushioned Concepts

Help me give my students flexible seating during my small group instruction. I work with ten kids at a time for about thirty minutes. This will make the floor more comfortable.

  • $489 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love my challenging group of fourth graders. Most of them come from lower socioeconomic families which causes them to come to school lacking experience and exposure to some basic things. The challenges come from being able to reach every student and allowing them to learn and grow despite their deficiencies.

What makes them special is the ability to come to school and learn even after being treated badly or spoken to harshly by their parents as they're being dropped off to school.

Or worried that you're going to get in trouble because you don't have your homework because you had to babysit your siblings the night before.

They face so many things at such an early age yet they still come to school. I feel it's my job to do all that I can to ensure that the time they spend with me is rewarding and fulfilling.

My Project

These materials will help my students focus much better as we complete our guided instruction lessons. We spend up to thirty minutes on the floor and sitting that long can become a little unbearable. We use dry erase boards to show our work and using the seats will give them some support and a surface to work on.

Imagine sitting on a hard floor for an extended amount of time trying to write on a white.

After awhile, paying attention to the math becomes difficult because your bottom or back is hurting. Providing this support for the students will allow them an opportunity to stay fully engaged in the learning process.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf - Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Powder White (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Flexible Seating Classroom, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) (34cm New Red) • Amazon Business $17.99 10 $179.90

Materials cost

$379.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$415.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.34

Total project goal

$488.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$488.93

4 Donors

-$368.00

Donations toward project cost

-$312.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.20

match offer

-$120.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.14

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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