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Ms. Elam from Los Banos CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating!

My students need trays that allow them to do their work/art projects! My classroom has flexible seating, which means no tables/no chairs. Trays would be perfect so our glue doesn't get on the carpet!

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing. They are so loving and helpful. I have never had a class like this before - they just want to help and are so willing to go the extra mile for people. My class consists of mainly second language learners, so sometimes communicating is difficult. I would love to incorporate more art into my day, but since I am doing flexible seating, I need a way for students to do art without tables.

I would love a trays that allow students to do their work on.

Having trays would be very beneficial because I am doing flexible seating - which means no tables or chairs! Using trays would allow my students to have a spot to actually do their art.

My Project

Flexible seating is very important to me. I think students should have a choice in where they sit and complete their work. With flexible seating, students may sit on the floor, on a pillow, on a stage, at a small table, etc. Students have the choice!

With flexible seating, students need tools to do their art.

Trays would allow them to create without getting glue and a mess on the carpet. Trays create a "table." These trays would also allow the students to eat while in the classroom. Even with no tables or chairs, we can still function like an average classroom!

Ms. Elam
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carlisle CT141803 Café Standard Cafeteria / Fast Food Tray, 14" x 18", Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $35.76 3 $107.28

Materials cost

$107.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.24

Total project goal

$174.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.95

3 Donors

-$130.00

Donations toward project cost

-$110.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

match offer

-$44.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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