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Mrs. Miller from Fruitland Pk FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Cushions!

My students need 20 cozy soft seats and 3 flex-space beanbag seats on which to sit while they enjoy reading their books.

  • $525 goal

This project expired on September 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low-income/high poverty school district. My students are faced with challenges not only in school, but at home as well. Despite the many trials they encounter, I am looking to instill a love for learning and a sense of belonging.

Teaching these students is not a job, it's a joy for me!

I love coming to work and hearing about everything from their winning play in the baseball game to their dog's birthday party! They thrive on positive attention.

A number of my students come from a single parent household and receive free or reduced-price lunch based on their socioeconomic status. From the second they walk through the door of my classroom I want them to know they are loved, they belong, and they have control over their futures! I consider myself "blessed" to have the title of their "teacher."

My Project

My students are going to use the soft seat cushions and "flex-space" beanbag seats whenever they are reading by themselves or with a partner. I want my students to be able to pick a cozy spot in the room and enjoy a good fit book of their choosing. I didn't want chairs because I wouldn't be able to have a class set of cozy chairs. With these cushions, my students will be able to move them around the classroom to a spot of their choice. I believe that reading is the most important thing to teach young children. I always try to make reading a fun thing in my classroom.

This project will help my students by allowing them a chance to pick a cozy spot in the room, with a book that they can enjoy, and read, read, read.

I'm hoping that the students who don't particularly like to read will start to when they can read with a comfy cushion. It's important to be in a great spot to read.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573GR - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573RG - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD371VT - Soft Seat - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
DD371RG - Soft Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
DD371YE - Soft Seat - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
DD371RD - Soft Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96

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