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Ms. Gerard from Lewiston ME is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 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

"WE LOVE LEARNING!"

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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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

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

Materials cost

$579.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$647.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.21

Total project goal

$761.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$761.40

5 Donors

-$758.40

Donations toward project cost

-$647.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$111.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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