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Ms. Valensi from Staten Island NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Classroom

Help me give my students the flexible seating they need to work in a cozy, comfortable, engaging and creative space.

  • $387 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of 19 amazing students who deserve the best. They are kind hearted, generous children and need people like you to be the same.

Every child has capabilities, talents, and strengths;

sometimes, all it takes is exposure or motivation...and a cozy place to read and do work!

A new library (with a great organizational system) and a cozy place to read, will provide the children with the additional motivation that they need to continue to grow as readers!

My Project

Flexible seating allows 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.

If children have seating options they are more comfortable, engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.

Comfortable pillows and seating arrangements will help them with that.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The comfy floor seats and pillows will allow for 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!

Please help us start to bring flexible seating to our classroom.

Ms. Valensi
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405GA - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 3 $164.97
LC199 - Calming Colors® Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$293.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$328.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.95

Total project goal

$386.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$386.33

3 Donors

-$206.00

Donations toward project cost

-$175.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$180.33

Match offers toward project cost

-$153.28

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.05

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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