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Mrs. Dunham from Lowell MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun, Flexible, and Focused Learning!

Help me give my students flexible choice seating and a table for small group lessons and completion of work.

  • $725 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine walking into a first-grade classroom where most everyone else can read and you barely know your letters. My classroom is made up of children from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. There are five different languages spoken in my classroom. Several of my children have never had formal schooling. Others are able to read above grade level​ but need to work on inflection.

Despite these challenges, all my students come into my classroom each day eager to learn!

My Project

Having wiggle seats as a choice of flexible seating and being able to move gives my students an edge on learning. Wiggle seats will provide them with an outlet to stay focused while being in a small group with a teacher at an accessible table. Having a group table is helpful for more one on one interventions and positive learning experiences.

Small groups at a table with a teacher are beneficial to add extra support to students that struggle.

Making sure my students are comfortable is essential in motivating their learning. Working together with a teacher at a table provides them with a comforting environment. I have noticed when they are working alongside a teacher they are less frustrated, ​complete more work, and stay on task.

Mrs. Dunham
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG577 - 48" x 72" Group Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $339.00 1 $339.00
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 1 $59.49
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Purple • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 1 $59.49
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 1 $59.49
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 1 $59.49

Materials cost

$576.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$615.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.64

Total project goal

$724.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$724.25

2 Donors

-$619.36

Donations toward project cost

-$615.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$104.89

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$0.00

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