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Ms. Wright from Kansas City MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cool, Calm & Collected Classroom

Help me give my students an warm, inviting and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere to read, write, or do group work while sitting comfortably on the soft rugs surrounded by inspirational throw pillows and world map.

  • $371 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in the urban core where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Most of the students come from low to mid-income​ families.

My students are creative, thoughtful, full of questions and deserving of an inviting, peaceful place to learn!

They love to get hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box. Critical thinking is a must in the world and we are intentional in this class. Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful.

My Project

A welcoming and encouraging classroom is what my students look forward to daily. An aesthetically pleasing room, with rugs, pillows, and bright decor will allow students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Day to day my students are able to choose where they want to work independently. Some will choose their desk, the floor, under a table, or in the corner. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating.

Being in charge and making a responsible decision, empowers my students.

They are increasingly engaged and ready to learn, participate and create.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional work space to make more effective learning choices. The rugs, throw pillows, and curtains will allow students to sit or lay on the floor and be comfortable. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. The comfy floor pillows and the plush rugs will allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!

Ms. Wright
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
IZO All Supply Square Sham Stuffer Hypo-Allergenic Poly Pillow Form Insert, 18" L x 18" W (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $36.99 2 $73.98
Yesland 4 Feet Ultra Soft Round Fluffy Black Area Rugs & Round Rug - Anti-Slip Shaggy Nursery Rug & Children Play Mat- for Bedroom, Living Room, Kids Room • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Riyidecor Vintage World Map Shower Curtain Wanderlust Landmark Spot Cultural Statue of Liberty Big Ben Decor Fabric Set Polyester Waterproof 72x72 Inch with 12 Pack Plastic Hooks • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Safavieh Amsterdam Collection AMS108P Southwestern Bohemian Black and Multi Area Rug (3' x 5') • Amazon Business $26.58 1 $26.58
Kenney Chelsea 5/8" Standard Decorative Window Curtain Rod, 48-86", Black • Amazon Business $12.32 2 $24.64
MIULEE Pack of 4, Gold Stamping Soft Solid Decorative Square Outdoor Throw Pillow Covers Set Cushion Case for Sofa Bedroom Car 18 x 18 Inch 45 x 45 cm • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
YOUR SMILE Geometric Cotton Linen Sofa Home Decor Design Throw Pillow Case Cushion Covers Square 18x18 Inch,Set of 4 (Black/White/Gold) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
NICROLANDEE Black Gold Party Decorations Tissue Paper Pom Poms Flowers Hanging Paper Lanterns Star Garland Tassel Graduations Wedding Birthday Decor Anniversary Party Supplies 28pcs • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
YNester 4Pcs Décor Throw Pillow Cover Super Soft Gold Foil Decorative Cushion Cover 18 x 18 inches Eyelashes Lips Love Printed Pillow Case for Sofa Chair Car Bed (Black) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Aremazing Insipirational Quotes Saying Throw Pillow Covers Super Soft Decorative Black Gold Lettering Cushion Cover Home Sofa Pillowcase 18''x18'' Set of 2,Follow Your Dream, Hustle Your Heart Out • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
New Gold hustle Bronzing Flannelette Home Pillowcases Throw Pillow Cover Hustle Black Gold Lips Pattern Design Rock Punk Neoclassical Style 18 Inches • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88

Materials cost

$280.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$315.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.62

Total project goal

$370.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$370.82

1 Donor

-$186.00

Donations toward project cost

-$158.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.90

match offer

-$184.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$157.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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