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Mrs. Kitchel from Phoenix AZ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lap Desk For Flexible Seating

Help me give my students lap desks to allow them to work in various locations around the classroom.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students not only come from a low income area, but they are also working to learn the English language. Despite all the hardships they have outside of school, they come to school ready to learn.

I teach at a Title I school, where 88% of our students receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch.

We provide Blessings in a Backpack, where students can take a bag of food home on the weekends.

Regardless of their circumstances, my students walk into my classroom with smiles on their faces. They are so eager to learn. They deserve the materials that will help to push them to reach their full potential.

My Project

My students need lab desks to use with flexible seating options in our classroom. Flexible seating options have been shown to improve student work, create a more engaging classroom, and increase student participation. I currently have a table lowered so that the students can work while sitting on the floor. Having these lap desk would be more ideal and would open up our classroom to give us more space.

The lap desks will provide my students a mobile work station that will give them the opportunity to sit on the floor and better work on whatever tasks are before them .

Mrs. Kitchel
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LapGear MyDesk Lap Desk - Alaskan Blue (Fits up to 15.6" Laptop) - Style #45353 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
LapGear MyDesk, Pink (Fits up to 15.6" Laptop) • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
LapGear MyDesk Lap Desk - Purple (Fits up to 15.6" Laptop) - Style #45342 • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
LapGear MyDesk Lap Desk - Turquoise (Fits up to 15.6" Laptop) - Style #45349 • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
LapGear MyDesk Lap Desk - Black (Fits up to 15" Laptop) • Amazon Business $19.77 1 $19.77
Tatuo 10 Pieces Chair Bands Stretch Foot Band Chair Fidget Band for Kids with Sensory Needs and School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$117.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.75

Total project goal

$185.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.00

3 Donors

-$90.00

Donations toward project cost

-$81.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$89.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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