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Mrs. Dewey from Sioux Falls SD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Comfort and Coziness in the Classroom

Help me give my students a soft and comfortable place to read and learn.

  • $639 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful, kind, and caring group of diverse second graders. Since day one we began building a community of caring for one another. These children are eager to learn about the world around them and how they can make a difference in this world.

Help them have a safe, comfortable environment to learn in.

We all have a need to feel safe and secure. My mission is for my classroom to be a place where students have a stable, secure, safe place to spend their day. When children feel safe they are able to learn.

My Project

When talking to my students about what they wish we had in our classroom library, they mentioned some book titles to start. However, the discussion quickly turned to how uncomfortable it was to sit on the hard floor. But imagine how inviting it would be to have this brightly-colored rug to sit on while enjoying a book by yourself! My students don't want to spend more time sitting at their desks; center time is their chance to choose a comfortable working spot all around the room. The problem is that right now we don't have many cozy spots. I know that if I fix this seating problem with a soft rug, my students will be flocking to the reading corner in no time!

A classroom should be a welcoming place where students are comfortable enough to put all their attention into learning.

With only straight-back chairs at desks and the hard floor as seating, my students often avoid tasks that require a lot of sitting still, like independent reading practice. With your help, I can transform our reading corner into our room's most inviting spot by providing a comfy seating option!

Mrs. Dewey
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$542.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.74

Total project goal

$638.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$638.26

10 Donors

-$611.19

Donations toward project cost

-$521.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.91

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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