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Mrs. Bales from Margate FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Comfy Classroom

My students need florescent light covers and floor seating to increase engagement.

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Second grade teacher in a Title I school in South Florida. My students are faced with challenges both inside and outside of the classroom. My students come from diverse backgrounds, educationally and economically. Many of the students do not have educational support at home. For this reason, I have the need to create an environment where students feel inspired and safe to tackle the rigors of the standards and educational challenges they are faced with. More then anything, I want to foster a love for learning.

My Project

Many of my students struggle with focusing so floor seating and light filters will allow students a cozy, comfortable learning environment. My classroom often times becomes a second home for my students, so a welcoming fun place to learn is necessary. Fluorescent lights are a staple in classrooms, but their harsh glare and flickering light can cause eyestrain, headaches, and anxiety in students. My fluorescent lights will be covered with these fabric panels to softens the glare and harsh lighting. During reading time students attend multiple learning centers. I would like to provide different seating option for them to increase engagement and interest at these centers to create more time on task.

Mrs. Bales
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FILTERS CLASSROOM MOOD TRANQUIL BLUE - SET OF 4 • School Specialty $30.31 5 $151.55
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97

Materials cost

$451.49

Vendor shipping charges

$15.16

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.84

Total project goal

$592.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.26

12 Donors

-$565.79

Donations toward project cost

-$503.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

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$0.00

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