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Mrs. Phelan from Rifle CO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Sweet Classroom!

My students need comfortable, flexible seating for their best learning experience. Recent research has shown that flexible seating gives students autonomy and choice, which leads to more enthusiastic learning.

  • $606 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in a small, rural town in Colorado. We are part of the Title I program, and more than 60% of our students are on free and reduced-price lunch. A large percentage of our students are emerging bilingual. The students at our school are energetic, bright, and eager to learn.

The new school year is about to begin!

We have school from Monday through Thursday, and our days are long to make sure that we can meet Colorado's instructional minute requirements. These long days mean that the students are with me in the classroom much longer than they are actually at home.

I would love to make my classroom feel more like home in order to ease anxieties, increase student engagement, and create a safe and loving environment.

My Project

This flexible seating couch is part of a larger plan to set up my classroom for student engagement and learning. My first graders love to be able to choose a spot in the classroom where they can do their BEST learning.

Choosing their own special spot is a privilege for my students.

It helps them feel ownership in the classroom as well as in their own learning. This adorable couch will be the cornerstone of our classroom library. Students will be able to relax and read, work in their math books, or participate in partner talks while using this couch.

Mrs. Phelan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR364 - Read & Relax Comfy Couch • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.00 1 $449.00

Materials cost

$449.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$514.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.79

Total project goal

$605.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.27

3 Donors

-$420.18

Donations toward project cost

-$357.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.03

match offer

-$185.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$157.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.76

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$0.00

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