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Mrs. M. from Appleton WI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Options

Help me give my students floor desks to use as they work around the room and pillows to sit and lay on while they read.

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class this year is made up of students with a lot of different backgrounds. All of my students have potential and I love it when they realize how much potential they have. I have a high number of students with special needs. One-third of my class is made up of ELL (English Language Learners) students. The majority of my students come from low income families. No matter what their background is, they all come to school looking for a place to feel safe and loved and I am the person they count on to provide that.

My Project

Research shows that there are many immediate benefits to flexible seating. Thanks to a past funded DonorsChoose project, my students have the opportunity to use rugs and scoop chairs. I would like to allow them more flexible seating options throughout the classroom for reading and other tasks.

Allowing first graders flexible seating helps me to accommodate all my learners so they can maximize their learning.

When students are given a choice and movement they are more engaged when learning.

I have witnessed the positive changes in our classroom since implementing flexible seating so I'm excited to see what changes these additional seating options will provide.

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Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LAP TRAY BLUE EACH • School Specialty $9.08 7 $63.56
LAP TRAY GREEN EACH • School Specialty $9.08 7 $63.56
EDOW Throw Pillow Inserts, Set of 2 Lightweight Down Alternative Polyester Pillow, Couch Cushion, Sham Stuffer, Machine Washable. (White, 18x18) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Asminifor Throw Pillow Covers Cute Animal Cartoon Fox Rabbit Bear Decorative Pillow Case Set of 4 Cotton Linen Cushion Cover for Home Car Decor 18 x 18 inches (Cartoon Animal) • Amazon Business $17.89 1 $17.89

Materials cost

$170.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.71

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$216.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.16

Total project goal

$254.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.42

2 Donors

-$223.76

Donations toward project cost

-$216.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.66

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$0.00

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