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Mrs. Middendorf from Clermont FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Is A Necessity For Fourth Grade Readers

My students need flexible seating, bean bags and area rug to enjoy their morning reading time.

  • $203 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach fourth grade children from all walks of life. I have daily interactions with children who are gifted and then those struggling to read grade-level texts. We have a quiet reading time each morning that the students love. Most of my students enjoy reading, so this time in the morning is their independent time to master this important skill.

My school is fabulous for allowing them this time to dive deeper into a great novel.

The parents enjoy seeing their children love to read, and my school encourages this time to read what the children truly enjoy!

My Project

In order to continue my students' love for reading, I would love to provide them with bean bag chairs and an area rug where they can relax and read during their morning quiet reading time. They enjoy sitting around the room, but right now, it is without carpet and any comfortable seating.

Reading in a comfortable environment is certainly a great motivator for early readers!

It will also certainly help my students with special needs, who would enjoy the sensory experience of a bean bag chair, rather than a hard floor or desk and chair. This reading experience will cause them to want to continue reading every morning.

Mrs. Middendorf
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sprogs SPG-610-079-SO Round Bean Bag Chair, Red • Amazon Business $57.61 1 $57.61
Safavieh California Premium Shag Collection SG151-7575 Silver Area Rug (3' x 5') • Amazon Business $42.07 1 $42.07
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$139.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$171.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.31

Total project goal

$202.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.08

7 Donors

-$172.67

Donations toward project cost

-$150.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.15

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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