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

Flexible Seating and Engaging Materials

Help me give my students flexible seating options and engaging materials to use in the classroom!

  • $663 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our class of 34 fifth grade students is filled with support and respect. Morning meetings and closing activities, allow the students to connect and create a home away from home with one another. Their collaborative nature and care for one another enables them to find joy in celebrating when someone takes a risk in learning and the successes one another achieves.

They are thoughtful, creative, and enthusiastic.

They immerse themselves in challenging work and persevere. They work hard to grow their brains and push each others' thinking. The students love working in pairs and small groups. Their inquisitive minds politely challenge each others' thinking and delve deeper to strengthen their understanding. There is a quiet buzz of learning that permeates our room.

My Project

All of my students are accustomed to flexible seating. I want to make this change for them! Some of the items I have already purchased and now I need a little more help to make it happen for them!

Flexible seating and engaging materials make learning so much fun!

I have included materials that the students like to use while learning such as erasable, colored pens and squishy balls. Lastly, I would like to continue to grow as an educator and have included a professional book about how the brain learns.

I can't wait to use these items in the classroom and neither can my students! We appreciate your support!

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

Equity Focus

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
FDW Metal Stools Bar Stools 24 Inch Counter Height Stackable Barstools Indoor Outdoor Patio Furniture Dining Backless Kitchen Bar Stools Set of 4 • Amazon Business $93.22 2 $186.44
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
How the Brain Learns • Amazon Business $35.67 1 $35.67
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
WATINC Random 70 Pcs Squishies, Birthday Gifts for Kids Party Favors, Slow Rising Simulation Bread Squishies Stress Relief Toys Goodie Bags Egg Filler, Keychain Phone Straps, 1 Jumbo Squishies include • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens Fine Point (.7) Assorted Color Inks 7-pk; Make Mistakes Disappear, No Need For White Out with America’s #1 Selling Pen Brand • Amazon Business $9.06 3 $27.18
Set of 24 Coastal Blues File Folder Value Pack. 6 Designs. 1/3 Cut Staggered Tabs, Letter-Size Designed Folders • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Teacher Peach"Amazing Potential" Sticky Note and Page Marker Box Set - Inspirational Holder and Organizer of Self Stick Note Cards & Book Flags - Best as Teacher Appreciation Gift for Men or Women • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
KUUQA 40 PCS Slap Bracelets Including 10 Sequin Glitter Mermaid Bracelets and 30 PVC Slap Bands for Kids Birthday Party Bag Fillers School Goodie Bags • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
OOLY 118-QT Pocket Pal Journal Pack of 8, (3.5" x 5") - Quotations • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$482.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$563.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.43

Total project goal

$662.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$662.89

3 Donors

-$300.21

Donations toward project cost

-$297.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

match offer

-$313.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$266.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$49.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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