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Mrs. Alford from Pensacola FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Down the 4th Grade Rabbit Hole We Go!

Help me give my students a new reading carpet, pillows, trays, storage containers and a cart for organizing group work and ink to print materials.

  • $511 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is set in a small and quiet neighborhood. Right next to a Navy base, some of the families are military, while many come from low-income households. I have an array of ESE, RTI, gifted, and IEP identified students. Regardless of their label, each student is a sweet, shining star in my room.

My school is a Title I school, and 100% of the children receive free breakfast and lunch.

My students come from all walks of life; each of their stories are moving and intriguing. They are fun, creative, and hardworking kids that enjoy coming to school each day and are truly excited to learn.

This coming year I know I will have 20-25 of the sweetest kids you will find. While each one of my students learns in a different way, they love doing hands-on projects where they are collaborating with their peers.

I believe that students should be moving, laughing, and enjoying their learning. I want to give my students all the fun experiences that I can in school. With reading buddies and co-class projects (which include other grade level connections), I believe in facilitating their learning while they take the reins to steer their education.

My Project

I found out recently that I will be moving grade levels (YIKES!) After six years in second grade in the same class, I am moving up to fourth grade and to a much bigger room. I am excited and nervous all at the same time. I will get to have some of my former babies again. With a new grade level means my younger elephant themed classroom will no longer work. Needing to revamp my room and make it more age appropriate, I will use the ink print up many new materials for my reading nook as well as other new requirements needed for my incoming fourth graders.

My students will be able to use a comfortable area to explore books and do group work in my class.

My students have always been encouraged to find anywhere in my class to read a good book. Having a bigger room means I can finally have a designated reading and ELA nook that I have always want to give my students.

I am also looking for items to help contain and organize backpacks and recess equipment. The tubs and containers will help keep all of their book bags and our recess things together and out of the way to avoid having a trip hazard since this room does not have any cubbies or backpack storage.

Mrs. Alford
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nourison Passion Modern Abstract Colorful Sunburst Area Rug, 8' x 10' • Amazon Business $124.45 1 $124.45
Homz Plastic Storage, Modular Stackable Storage Bins with Blue Latching Handles, 66 Quart, Clear, 2-Pack • Amazon Business $35.33 2 $70.66
Seville Classics 10-Drawer Organizer Cart, Multicolor (Pearlized) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
HOMZ Plastic Utility Rope Handled Tub, 17 Gallon, Set of 2, Radiant Orchid, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Epson T502 EcoTank Black Auto-Stop Ink Bottle (ET-2700, ET-2750, ET-3700, ET-3750, ET-4750) (T502120-S) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Anbers Storage Baskets/Tray Baskets, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $17.55 1 $17.55
Epson T502 EcoTank Magenta Auto-Stop Ink Bottle (ET-2700, ET-2750, ET-3700, ET-3750, ET-4750) (T502320-S) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
HYSEAS Round Throw Pillows 14 Inch Kiwi, 3D Print Decorative Plush Funny Fruit Stuffed Cushions Toy Seat Pad for Couch, Chair, Floor, Sofa • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
HYSEAS Round Throw Pillows 14 Inch Orange, 3D Print Decorative Plush Funny Fruit Stuffed Cushions Toy Seat Pad for Couch, Chair, Floor, Sofa • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
HYSEAS Round Throw Pillows 14 Inch Grapefruit, 3D Print Decorative Plush Funny Fruit Stuffed Cushions Toy Seat Pad for Couch, Chair, Floor, Sofa • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
HYSEAS Round Throw Pillows 14 Inch Watermelon, 3D Print Decorative Plush Funny Fruit Stuffed Cushions Toy Seat Pad for Couch, Chair, Floor, Sofa • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Epson T502 EcoTank Cyan Auto-Stop Ink Bottle (ET-2700, ET-2750, ET-3700, ET-3750, ET-4750) (T502220-S) • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Fahrendom Be a Pineapple Stand Tall Wear a Crown Inspirational Quote Décor Spring Summer Farmhouse Decoration Cotton Linen Home Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover for Sofa Couch 18 x 18 in • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Epson T502 EcoTank Yellow Auto-Stop Ink Bottle (ET-2700, ET-2750, ET-3700, ET-3750, ET-4750) (T502420-S) • Amazon Business $8.24 1 $8.24
JES&MEDIS Flamingos Pattern Pillow Cases for Spring Home D¨¦cor Cotton Linen Decorative Cushion Covers,18" x 18". • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88

Materials cost

$398.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.64

Total project goal

$510.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$510.92

4 Donors

-$305.46

Donations toward project cost

-$259.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.82

match offer

-$205.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.82

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$0.00

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