You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Branning from Dow City IA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Made Comfortable!

My students need soft, comfortable cushions to sit on the floor.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students are full of energy with a strong desire to learn and read. We live in three small, rural communities that combine to make our school district. Our elementary school is a small district with approximately 200 students in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.

These special first grade students love to learn through activities that are fun, yet focus on the skills that we need to master in first grade.

Six and seven-year-olds have the enthusiasm and energy to make any type of learning fun.

My Project

Many times throughout our day in first grade, we are sitting on the floor to work. I find this type of atmosphere makes students more comfortable and able to focus on new learning.

My students need a comfortable place to sit and learn while on the floor.

The soft spot cushions are a perfect way to do that! The kids can use them while reading a book, listening to someone else read a book, or learning a new skill in a large or small group.

I am always trying to find ways to help students at a young age learn. Allowing them to sit on the floor is more natural for their active little bodies and brains to learn!

Mrs. Branning
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Branning is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 2 $113.98

Materials cost

$113.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.09

Total project goal

$180.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.59

1 Donor

-$180.59

Donations toward project cost

-$153.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Dow City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3422951],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3597899,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/learning-made-comfortable/3597899/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":15,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Branning","authorIds":{"3422951":{"owner":"Mrs. Branning","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3597899],"proposalHash":"-1682580928","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp3422951_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1457747279588","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20714212,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjE3ODE1Nw=="],"teacherId":3422951,"schoolCounty":"Crawford","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IA","name":"Iowa"}}