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Ms. Combs from Hawthorne CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

On the Move: Furniture Flexibility!

Help me give my students Flash Furniture Student Desks so they can have the flexibility to make groups to collaborate!

  • $981 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 3rd graders are energetic and eager to learn new things! They enjoy talking with each other and working in groups. It's very exciting to hear students discussing a topic and making discoveries as they work together and share their ideas.

Even though we are in a small school with a limited budget, I want them to be able to try new things, investigate their own interests with classmates, and create a real love for learning.

Together we are looking forward to a great new year!

My Project

The single-student desks are a wonderful way to allow the kids to move their desk and all their supplies easily and quickly to form new groups. Since all students have different academic strengths, it's important to switch who they work with as they switch the subjects they are working on.

Working with partners or teams is essential for students to clarify their own learning as well as being able to learn from each other.

The flexibility of being able to create any arrangement with these desks will allow us to make groups from just two kids up to making a circle for all to participate in. Furthermore, some students need a quiet space to concentrate. These students will be able to move their desk to a calm and quiet spot and allow them to focus independently. As for the felt pads, attaching these to the feet of their chair and table legs will let the rearranging of seats be smooth and quiet.

Ms. Combs
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture YUYCY046 Plastic Student Desk, Grey • Staples Advantage $67.89 10 $678.90
Smart Surface 8727 Heavy Duty Self Adhesive Furniture Felt Pads 1-Inch Round Oatmeal 160-Piece Value Pack in Resealable Bag • Amazon Business $9.49 5 $47.45

Materials cost

$726.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$66.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$833.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.13

Total project goal

$980.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$980.84

1 Donor

-$980.84

Donations toward project cost

-$833.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$147.13

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$0.00

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