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Mrs. Placentino from Torrington CT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Get Comfy- Let’s Get Reading!

Help me give my students a comfortable, yet fun place to sit in the classroom while they learn to read in small groups AND read to learn with a friend!

  • $610 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom consists of 23 students- each from varying backgrounds. Each child has a love for learning whether it’s Math, Writing, Reading, Science or Social Studies. In my classroom, I incorporate as many different learning styles as possible, from small group, whole group to individual practice.

My students know that I have high expectations for their learning and they continue to work hard each day!

I am so lucky to have such a great group of learners in my classroom on a daily basis!

My Project

I have been teaching first grade for over 12 years. In those years, I have used beach chairs and cushion chairs for flexible seating. The students enjoy this nontraditional seating for their learning. However, as we know, beach chairs do not last forever!

Students enjoy finding their own quiet place in the classroom to share stories.

In my classroom this year, we are learning to read through a reading workshop model! Students spend a great deal of their reading time in small groups or partnerships!

How fun would it be to see my students in new seating around the classroom?!

Mrs. Placentino
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Go Anywhere Teacher Chair with Carry Strap - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $46.71 4 $186.84
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Dark Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 3 $178.47
TT769X - Neon Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 4 $115.96

Materials cost

$481.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$518.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.50

Total project goal

$609.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$609.99

3 Donors

-$580.00

Donations toward project cost

-$493.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.00

match offer

-$29.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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