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Mrs. F. from Anchorage AK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Here, There, Anywhere: Alternative Classroom Seating

My students need 8 tray tables to have alternate seating in the classroom.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th grade students come from very diverse backgrounds. Most of them are low-income and many are at-risk. Over 80% of the school qualifies for free breakfast and lunch. About one-fourth of my class also gets sent home with a bag of food on the weekends.

My students are very compassionate, creative, and active individuals.

They have a huge passion for helping others. They enjoy group activities and anything that gets them moving around the room. I want to provide them with meaningful, engaging, student-driven learning opportunities.

My Project

My students love working in groups, moving around the room, and choosing where to sit. Currently, my only options for them are sitting on the bare carpet or in traditional desks and chairs. Many students find it difficult to work on the floor with no hard surface on which to write.

These lap desks will allow my children to work anywhere on the floor while providing them a place to do their work.

Because the lap desks are small and easily portable, students could push them together to work in groups or find a quiet spot to work by themselves.

Mrs. F.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Laptop Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk for Bed Sofa Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Young Color(Yellow) • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
Laptop Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Kids Young Color(Orange) • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
Laptop Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk for Bed Sofa Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Young Color(Purple) • Amazon Business $13.59 2 $27.18
Laptop Bed Tray Table NNEWVANTE Foldable Laptop Bed Desk Lap Desk Portable Travel Table, Breakfast Tray with legs Colouring Desk for Bed Couch Floor, Adults Students Kids(Green) • Amazon Business $13.12 2 $26.24

Materials cost

$107.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$1.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.89

Total project goal

$165.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.91

5 Donors

-$135.02

Donations toward project cost

-$115.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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