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Ms. Castillo De La O from Katy TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Reading through Comfortable Seating

Help me give my students comfortable and enjoyable seating during daily reading time.

  • $562 goal

This project expired on January 31, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from all over the world, and they are eager to learn from each other, creating a true cross-cultural exchange of ideas and perspectives. They vary in their English abilities, and they show lots of enthusiasm for practicing English, as well as sharing useful phrases from their own language, which I encourage in order to help grow more worldly students. We work together to create a more student-led classroom, which helps them to take risks in participating in class, which means they learn more. When they can teach another student something, it helps them feel more confident in their abilities and in their role as a student in my class.

My Project

My students fight for the few floor pillows I already have in my classroom, so I would love to add to their options through this project. I have chosen some of the best selling chairs and floor pillows from Amazon to add to my classroom to encourage my students to get comfortable as they settle in for our daily independent reading.

I know it sounds silly, but if it takes cozy places to curl up with a good book in order to get them to read, then I want to give it to them.

Research shows again and again just how important reading is, so anything that gets them excited to read helps them in the long run.

Ms. Castillo De La O
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Charcoal 3' • Amazon Business $80.00 2 $160.00
XI: Life Modern Stone Indoor Outdoor Plush Decorative Floor Pillows - Large Adjustable Boulder Camoflauge Bean Bag - Festive Giant Rock Throw Couch Cushions - Set of 6 • Amazon Business $124.77 1 $124.77
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $39.00 2 $78.00
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $39.00 2 $78.00

Materials cost

$440.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$477.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.24

Total project goal

$561.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$561.62

1 Donor

-$561.62

Donations toward project cost

-$477.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.24

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$0.00

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