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Mrs. Raiford from Du Bois PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dump the Desks for Flexible Seating

My students need a carpet for whole class instruction, a couch for a collaborative workspace and comfy floor seats.

  • $1,060 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am looking to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences with flexible seating choices this year.

I feel that flexible seating will contribute to a collaborative learning style in my classroom.

From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I plan to focus on their potential and growth. They will have the ability to decide where they learn best with flexible seating. My goals is to inspire lifelong learners that are capable of making good choices.

My Project

I have been researching flexible seating this summer and would like to get rid of the desks! My students must keep up with the latest advancements in education. Flexible seating allows them to find a comfortable way to learn. I am hoping this will spark an interest in reading and learning. I think flexible seating is the way to go! Flexible seating allows for students to learn best when they have control over their environment. Flexible seating allows for collaboration so students can pair up and work together. I feel flexible seating will motivate my students to earn and work towards keeping their favorite spot to learn in the classroom. With the purchase of the couch, rug, and seats, I feel that I can start my flexible seating classroom.

Mrs. Raiford
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC697 - Flex-Space A Place for Everyone Carpet for 20 Kids - 8' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
LC347BU - Flex-Space Comfy Couch - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$857.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$900.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$158.97

Total project goal

$1,059.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,059.80

3 Donors

-$1,056.27

Donations toward project cost

-$900.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$155.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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