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Ms. Gerard from Lewiston ME is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Doesn't Just Happen at Tables and Chairs!

My students need flexible seating options to enhance growth, learning, and creativity!

  • $762 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students


This is something that I hear from my 21 energetic Kindergartners on a daily basis.

Kindergarten is such a fun year in which I see SO MUCH GROWTH!

We are a very hands on bunch that enjoy moving around our classroom and keeping our brains and our bodies busy throughout the day! A wonderful mix of students and learning styles have created a fun classroom climate in which all students differences, in learning and in life, are embraced and supported!

My Project

Think of walking into a classroom and seeing every kiddo working at different places: some standing, some sitting, some laying on their bellies, some at low tables, some at higher tables, but all engaged!

This ladies and gentlemen is what I would LOVE to see in my classroom!

There is such an importance in giving each kiddo a chance to learn in the best environment that suits them. In an effort to do just that, I am looking to add some flexible seating options to the classroom. Ideally stools, bean bags, and cushions will provide more seating options for kiddos who don't always work their best in a traditional table and chair.

In addition to the flexible seating options, shelving would provide a way to organize and make tools and resources accessible all around the classroom.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Contender C14509F-C5 20 Tray Storage without Trays, Assembled w/Casters • Amazon Business $201.19 1 $201.19
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $79.99 2 $159.98
ECR4Kids Standard Classic Bean Bag, Blue (35") • Amazon Business $64.18 2 $128.36
ECR4Kids Bentwood Stacking Stools for Kids, 12" H, Assorted (6-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99

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