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Mrs. Kirkland from Decatur IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Loving Library {Mini Makeover}

Help me give my students new comfortable seating. One of the best things about library time is having the students sit at a bean bag chair and listen to a story. This purchase will provide new seating!

  • $534 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each student is unique in their own way and full of love and energy. Being able to work with every age group at our school has provided me with a diverse set of readers. I see students who can't read and are trying so hard, but never get up. Then on the other hand I have students who are so passionate about reading they're running to the library when they finish a chapter book to find another! Reading is an adventure, and I love that I get to share my adventures with students.

My Project

Students come to the library every day and use the bean bag area. One of the best parts of the library is each student gets a comfy seat to sit at during story time. After years of students sitting on the seats, the bean bags aren't looking so lovely anymore.

My goal is to upgrade the library seating area with a few new bean bags, a nice big area rug, and some refill on chairs we already have.

It would be a surprise to every student who walks into the library and sees our new seating choices. The new area rug would give a defined reading space for the library. New bean bags would upgrade some of the old ones that are in dire need of being replaced. They would also support comfort and attention when students are reading or being read to.

Mrs. Kirkland
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Comfort Research Megahh (UltimaX) Bean Bags Refill, 100 L • Amazon Business $16.00 12 $192.00
Unique Loom Solo Solid Shag Collection Modern Plush Cloud Gray Rectangle (6' x 9') • Amazon Business $85.91 1 $85.91
Big Joe 645182 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Zebra • Amazon Business $29.97 2 $59.94
Lilly's Love ��Kids Organizers and Storage Bean Bag Stuffed Animal Storage Chair, Chevron (Orange) • Amazon Business $19.80 2 $39.60
Stuffed Animal Bean Bag | Stuffed Animal Storage or Sack | Bean Bag Stuffed Animal Storage | Organization Stuffed Animal Premium Cotton Canvas Organizer Box for Kids Toys Household Supplies 38" • Amazon Business $19.80 2 $39.60

Materials cost

$417.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$453.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.00

Total project goal

$533.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$533.31

10 Donors

-$427.06

Donations toward project cost

-$364.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.00

match offer

-$105.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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