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Mrs. Patula from Jeannette PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Chairs for Little Kindergarteners

My students need Classic Stacking Chairs to fit newer tables and accommodate the kindergarteners sitting in them.

  • $1,039 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students in my kindergarten classroom come to me from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds, experiences, learning styles and abilities. I have two classes, an AM and PM. My students come to school eager to learn and typically show tremendous growth in our a half day program. We are a Title 1 school and about a quarter of our students come from lower socioeconomic households. The district is mostly residential with very few businesses. Our district is a desirable place to live due to great communities and schools.

Structured learning activities via interactive games, technology, crafts, songs and dance seem to really reach my students best, enhancing their learning experiences, and facilitating the academic and social growth of my kinders.

It is very important to me to provide my kindergarteners with the tools and experiences they need to successfully meet the high expectations of 21st Century learners.

My Project

I was provided new grouping tables (half-moon) for my kindergarten classroom 4 years ago to implement seating for Guided Reading groups and Math stations; however, the chairs were not in the budget and the old ones are worn, coming loose from the metal frames, and do not fit the newer tables well.

Our district is once again growing so that means more children need to fit comfortably in the classroom.

With the old chairs I can seat 4 comfortably at a table. This year I'll need to place 5 and 6 student at the curved side of each table. Even though I am only asking for 24 chairs, they will be utilized by about twice as many students daily. Currently, our K, 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders use the same size chairs. Many of the kindergarteners cannot even touch the ground when the sit in them.

They are simply too big to fit my little students and their tables.

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CN613RD - Classic Stacking Chair - Red - 13 1/2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 24 $839.76

Materials cost

$839.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$882.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.71

Total project goal

$1,038.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,038.07

13 Donors

-$688.07

Donations toward project cost

-$584.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.21

match offer

-$350.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$297.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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