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Mrs. Padilla from Whittier CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex Those Learning Muscles

Help me give my students comfortable seats to do their work, as well as stands for their Chromebooks so they can more safely and comfortably work on the floor.

  • $459 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, engaged, and ready to learn! They absolutely love when they are able to get up and find a fun and comfy place to sit. This is when they are the readiest to learn, doing the most collaboration and enjoying learning. Additionally, some of my students have special needs and would greatly benefit from the ability to choose where they sit and to have seating options where they can meet their needs.

These eager 4th and 5th grade want to get flexible and comfortable as they dive into the curriculum and engage in learning!

My Project

Flexible seating is one of the best ways to help students be more comfortable while they are working and learning, ultimately ensuring that they are engaged, focused, and doing their best work. For example, when the student is able to read laying on the bean bag, their body is at rest, and their minds are quiet. When sitting on the floor, in their desired space, on comfortable seats, using laptop stands to help with their posture, again students are going to be more focused and ultimately learning more.

Not all students can do their best in school sitting in a desk and chair.

Most need to be able to get up and move, sit on the ground, lay on their stomachs, or sit high up on stools. When students are comfortable, they are more able to reach their full potential in school. When given flexibility, simply put, students will achieve.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 5 $125.00
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
Urban Shop Oversized Saucer Chair, Black • Amazon Business $44.98 2 $89.96

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