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Mrs. McCallum from Folcroft PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Reading Nook

My students need 4 calming bean bag chairs for comfy seating when they read on their own.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade classroom is filled with classroom books, lively students, and an interactive SmartBoard. My goal is to have 100% of my students on grade level for reading and math. It's a difficult task, but I am willing to provide support, guidance, and teachable moments whenever possible.

My school is in a low socioeconomic area with many students eager to learn and teachers who are dedicated.

We see many students go through many hardships in their home lives all before they enter third grade. Many come from families with broken homes and their grandparents are raising them. The teachers are here because we love teaching and we want to offer guidance, education, and a future for these young, vibrant students.

My Project

My students in second grade are learning to read on their own. We have a designated time when we read quietly on their own and they choose books on their level. I have noticed my students did not like to sit in their chairs for long periods of time and I don't blame them.

I was thinking I could make a comfy reading nook with calming bean bag chairs.

We could take turns by having a different group of four students designated for the bean bag chairs for our quiet reading time. They will look forward to reading on their own because of the cozy and comfort of the calming bean bags.

The bean bag chairs would be a great idea and huge incentive in our classroom. I am looking forward to creating a comfy atmosphere while developing their reading skills. It is a win-win for everyone!

Mrs. McCallum
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD430SB - Calming Colors™ Big Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 4 $279.96

Materials cost

$279.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.44

Total project goal

$369.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.60

2 Donors

-$369.60

Donations toward project cost

-$314.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.44

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$0.00

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