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Ms. Pond from Philadelphia PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Reading Time

My students need opportunities to use flexible seating in our class independent library.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are inquisitive, compassionate, and creative. There is a variety of student abilities in my class ranging from English language learners to special needs. Books are so important to my students and are truly valued. I am a third grade teacher in an impoverished urban area. Our school does not have a librarian so my class library is an essential resource for my students. Many of my students do not have access to books at home and rely on my class library to check out high-quality books. Students need to be exposed to the many different genres of reading. Each day students engage in independent and partner reading and I would love to create a home environment in my class library and class. There is a buzz about books and an excitement for reading in my class.

My Project

My students need the opportunity for enjoyable reading by using different types of flexible seating. Hopefully they will have opportunities to get comfortable and read while sitting on bean bag chairs, portable chairs, cushions, stools, wobble discs and a balance ball.

My students will find reading more enjoyable and begin to read more for pleasure while using flexible seating.

This will help increase their knowledge and their levels. Helping students begin to learn that reading is fun is a perfect way to build better readers. My students will love sitting in the different types of flexible seating while reading independently.

Ms. Pond
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $60.17 1 $60.17
Big Joe Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $40.39 1 $40.39
Big Joe Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Spicy Lime • Amazon Business $36.85 1 $36.85
KC CUBS Playtime Collection USA United States Map Educational Learning & Game Area Rug Carpet for Kids and Children Bedrooms and Playroom (3'3" x 4'7") • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Pacific Play Tents Go Anywhere Teacher Chair - Orange • Amazon Business $29.91 1 $29.91
Stansport "Go Anywhere" Chair (Blue) • Amazon Business $26.92 1 $26.92
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$280.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.48

Total project goal

$369.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.88

4 Donors

-$369.88

Donations toward project cost

-$314.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.48

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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