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Mrs. Bowen from Valdosta GA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make My Classroom Less Generic!

Help me give my students light filters that reduce the glare and bright office type lighting that often makes a classroom feel uninviting. Pete the Cat filters inspire students while also creating a more kid friendly mood.

  • $367 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom exudes personality and eagerness to learn! We have 21 lively students that include a wide range of ability and interests. The majority of my students are from low income, single parent families. They often come to school without supplies, so I provide for them. I have found that this group of students require a lot of love and attention from me, which I am happy to give.

My top priority in my classroom is to make learning exciting and fun!

I use a variety of methods to reach each student need without them even realizing they are learning. From songs, dances, experiments, stretches, and real life experiences, we are able to retain skills and concepts with logical references.

In today's world of over scheduled, electronically driven young minds, kids need space to move, hands on activities, and visually pleasing stimulus in the classroom to hold their interest. I hope to provide my students with projects that can enhance their classroom and learning experience as if they were transformed into a space that motivates them.

My Project

Lights create a mood and our classroom needs uplifting! As an adult, bright generic LED lights are harsh on the eyes and the mind. I can only imagine how students must feel when they enter a classroom where the light is blinding! Pete the Cat light filters will enhance a comfortable learning mood for my students.

Flexible seating allows students movement and a cozier alternative to the standard hard bottom chair.

Students enjoy these wobble stools that allow motion and decreases emphasis on a typical classroom seating arrangement. More comfortable learners have more focus and less stress. It is my goal for students to feel at home in the classroom so learning can be second nature.

Mrs. Bowen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pete the Cat School's Cool! Decorative Light Filters • Staples Advantage $24.09 4 $96.36
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - 14" H Color: Dark Blue • Teachers' School Supply $73.99 1 $73.99
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - 14" H Color: Red • Teachers' School Supply $73.99 1 $73.99

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