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Ms. Sardelli from Le Center MN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can Choose a Different Kind of Seat ?? Wow!!

My students need flexible seating options like the black rocker chairs, the wobble cushions and the lap desks to fully explore what kind of seating works the best for them in our classroom.

  • $764 goal

This project expired on August 5, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a fantastic group of 5th graders. We have the largest class in the school, which gives us the opportunity to learn how to work with different people and learning styles. My students are always excited to learn new things and they have taken charge of their learning this year. This ownership of their education, has allowed each student to push themselves to learn, grow and share with each other in new and positive ways.

My students thrive on a challenge and have met every opportunity this year with positive attitudes and a willingness to try new things.

We have implemented several new things in our class this year including flexible seating arrangements and a self paced learning system which has allowed my students to experience a personalized learning environment that focuses on each of their unique personalities and learning styles.

My Project

We started using a flexible seating arrangement in my classroom this year. The students love being able to choose to sit at a table, on the floor or at a standing desk depending on which helps them focus better in class.

Now, that we have started flexible seating, I am requesting additional materials so that all students can have a chance to try different types of seating: rocker chairs, floor desks, cube seats, yoga balls and lap desks.

When my students are able to choose to sit or stand using different seats, this choice allows my students to have an ownership of their own personal learning style.

Please consider our project and help our classroom expand the ways that our students can learn. Thank you!

Ms. Sardelli
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
24” Counter Height Bar Stools,! (BLUE) by UrbanMod, [Set Of 4] Stackable, Indoor/Outdoor, Kitchen Bar Stools,! 330LB Limit, Metal Bar Stools! Industrial, Galvanized Steel, Counter Stools! • Amazon Business $134.86 1 $134.86
Kids Lap Desk Tray, Portable Activity Table, Green • Amazon Business $27.76 4 $111.04
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Orange) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Crew Furniture 512100 Classic Video Rocker Black with Black Mesh Racing Stripe • Amazon Business $29.98 2 $59.96
NISUNS OT01 Folding Storage Ottoman Cube Footrest Seat, 12 X 12 X 12 Inches (Linen Blue) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
NISUNS OT01 Leather Folding Storage Ottoman Cube Footrest Seat, 12 X 12 X 12 Inches (Sky Blue) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98

Materials cost

$609.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$648.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.51

Total project goal

$763.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$763.40

5 Donors

-$543.40

Donations toward project cost

-$461.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.51

Matching donations from our partners

-$220.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$187.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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