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Ms. Abbate from Bronx NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lap Desks Needed for Flexible Seating

Help me give my students lap desks with storage for use as flexible seating.

  • $257 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are located in an extremely overcrowded elementary school in New York. We work very hard and appreciate learning through laughter, fun, and play. It is a long school day when all we do is sit in our seats and work.

You often hear an explosion of laughter coming from my classroom.

A second grade is an awesome place for any child to be. I am a second-grade teacher for a very eager and excitable group of children. I am truly a lucky teacher.

My Project

My favorite time of the school day is when my students are scattered around the room working either alone or with someone else. For some reason children like to sit on the floor in the corners of the room. I would like to make it easier for my children to be productive while working.

It is sometimes difficult to watch a child balance their books and pencils while working on the floor.

Lap desks would be the answer to this problem. The lap desks I am hoping to receive are designed with children in mind. They have side pockets for pencils, markers, and erasers (all essential items for a seven year old). There is a comfortable, flat table that fits over their legs that will hold their books steady while writing. Plus these lap desks are stackable so they will not take up a lot of space.

Thank you for your consideration.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NNEWVANTE Lap Desk for Kids with Storage Portable Children's Table for Homework or Reading Breakfast Bed Tray Child Art Plastic Stackable Table, Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $36.99 5 $184.95

Materials cost

$184.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$217.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.42

Total project goal

$256.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$256.14

2 Donors

-$239.24

Donations toward project cost

-$207.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.14

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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