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Ms. Pina-Cahill from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Me Out of My Desk! Flexible Seating Needed

My students need flexible seating and organization to help them learn.

  • $1,514 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My blended classroom consists of both bilingual-Spanish and monolingual-English students. 13 are bilingual and receive some instruction from me in Spanish and 10 are monolingual with Hispanic and African-American backgrounds. They are fascinated by each others differences, find many things in common, and always willing to help each other and work in collaboratively in small groups.

It's amazing to see these students embrace each others cultural differences and learn from each other when outside of school there is so much neighborhood violence.

They are truly special!

My Project

Our classroom offers places to learn in every corner. Desks and chairs are great for short periods of time, but my high energy 8 year olds need choice and a place to store their binders.

Some students will benefit from sitting on wobble chairs, others can sit with a lap desk on a nice educational carpet, work with me at a table, and use floor seats in other areas to work collaboratively and learn comfortably while completing projects and assignments.

Flexible seating provides opportunities for students to be independent and unconfined, while they are working. My students need to be moving while working.

Ms. Pina-Cahill
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG569 - United States Activity Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00
LA726 - Flex-Space 14" Wobble Chair Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $398.94 1 $398.94
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC153 - Flex-Space Student Lap Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$1,237.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,286.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$227.02

Total project goal

$1,513.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,513.46

1 Donor

-$1,513.46

Donations toward project cost

-$1,286.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$227.02

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$0.00

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