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Ms. Latta from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get Comfy in 1st Grade!

My students need bean bag chairs, bouncy bands, and wobble cushions to help keep them comfortable and moving! Help me keep my students focused throughout the school day!

  • $658 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This upcoming school year I will be teaching a group of students that are on various levels. My class will be filled with students with many different emotional, social, and academic needs as it is the inclusion classroom in a Title 1 school. My job is to meet each student where he/she is academically, love each student for the person he/she is, and help each student reach goals throughout the school year. First grade is such an exciting and pivotal year for students - there is so much growth! I would love to have my project funded so I can engage my students more and give them choices!

My Project

I believe that my students would benefit from many different seating options in the classroom. This year, I plan to teach my 1st grade students how to work on activities independently while I work with small groups of other students in the class for more direct instruction.

I have found that students are more successful during independent work time when they can find a spot around the classroom that meets their individual needs.

With the funds from this project, I hope to add 2 additional bean bag chairs to the classroom and 6 wobble cushions. Both these options give students comfort during independent time and the wobble cushions give students the ability to move around a little as well. In addition, the funds from this project will supply each student in the classroom a bouncy band for their chair. These bands will allow students to keep their feet moving through the resistance of the band during independent work time.

By adding in different seating options, my students will be able to work independently in places that they have chosen because they know they can be successful there. I know that my students will feel more at home and be more successful in my classroom by adding these items.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOUNCY BANDS FOR CHAIRS • School Specialty $13.27 20 $265.40
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573GR - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97

Materials cost

$495.32

Vendor shipping charges

$26.54

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$559.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.70

Total project goal

$657.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$657.99

1 Donor

-$657.99

Donations toward project cost

-$559.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.70

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$0.00

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