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Mr. Budd from Biddeford ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

On Your Mark... Get Set... Cuddle Up and READ!!

My students need bean bag chairs for comfortable seating while reading.

  • $319 goal

This project expired on June 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Nearly 600 students in grades 1-3, aged 5-9, attend our public primary school in southern Maine. The area is economically depressed, with many children depending on school breakfasts and lunches to supplement their diets. We are a designated Title I school.

Our school is moving towards individual and differentiated instruction.

Our population is very diverse. Student movement within the classroom to help focus their attention, thus increasing their learning, is crucial in today's classroom.

I have 20 smart, energetic second graders who deserve opportunities that will enrich their learning environment!

My Project

I want to bring my class alive by transforming my reading area. Our class will use the beanbags on a daily basis to encourage students to read. Students will have the freedom to move around and sit anywhere in the classroom. My students love working on the floor. Some sit against the wall, others lay down on the floor, all stretched out while they work on a project, use a computer, or read silently.

Learning will no longer be limited to desks in my classroom.

We need 6 beanbag chairs to improve the learning environment in our classroom. Active students will become active learners in a positive setting. Just like adult who love to read, student also enjoy cuddling up with a book in a cozy nook!

Mr. Budd
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Classic Bean Bag Chair, Candy Pink Polka Dot • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88
Big Joe Classic Bean Bag Chair, Lavender Polka Dot • Amazon Business $37.32 1 $37.32
Big Joe Classic Bean Bag Chair, Chartreuse Polka Dot • Amazon Business $37.16 1 $37.16
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00

Materials cost

$226.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$271.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.84

Total project goal

$318.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.91

6 Donors

-$310.08

Donations toward project cost

-$271.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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