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Mrs. VanHalen from Garner NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexibility to Grow

My students need to feel comfortable and have flexibility while learning.

  • $670 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A Behavior support classroom is a flexible, safe and supportive space for students with mixed abilities, emotions, and goals. My students are energetic, determined and free-spirited. Each child in my classroom wants to succeed and have positive experiences in the school environment. Some of my students are learning how to appropriately express themselves using their words, while others are learning to control the impulsive verbal and physical behaviors that have the potential to negatively impact their education. Additionally, all students are welcome to visit my room by choice during independently driven times such as homeroom, Fun Friday and A.P with teacher permission.

All of my students have unique personalities and strengths that they contribute to our learning environment.

In order to best meet their needs and showcase their potential, we need a flexible learning environment that promotes learning comfortably. Students, particularly students that are high energy, learn best in environments that provide choices. I want to be able to offer my students the best atmosphere possible, with furniture choices that encourage enjoyable education. All students deserve a learning environment that offers comfort, opportunity and productive conversation.

My Project

The high table, freestanding portable lap desk, desk chairs and activity table with chair balls will allow my students to have options that meet their mental and physical needs as they learn. Empowering students to take control of their environment, will also encourage them to take ownership of their education. When students feel calm, comfortable and confident, they retain more facts and information.

Allowing my students the option to have a more dynamic classroom with multiple seating options, also allows them to cope with their wiggles and extra energy, in a productive manner.

It is necessary to allow students to be themselves, while also teaching them how to appropriately participate in the instructional setting.

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Winsome Hanley 3-Piece High Table with 2-High Back Stools, Black • Amazon Business $127.80 1 $127.80
Flash Furniture Mobile 24''W x 48''L Rectangular Grey Thermal Laminate Activity Table - Standard Height Adjustable Legs • Amazon Business $98.79 1 $98.79
GreenForest Children Student Chair, Low-Back Armless Adjustable Swivel Ergonomic Home Office Student Computer Desk Chair, Hollow Star Turquoise • Amazon Business $41.99 2 $83.98
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Green • Amazon Business $37.18 2 $74.36
Flash Furniture Gray Ergonomic Shell Chair with Left Handed Flip-Up Tablet Arm • Amazon Business $30.20 2 $60.40
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Green) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Blue) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$493.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$569.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.44

Total project goal

$669.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$669.62

6 Donors

-$559.62

Donations toward project cost

-$475.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.94

match offer

-$110.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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