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

Pull Up a Chair to Learning!

Help me give my students new seating so they can comfortably work in groups while they play with educational games like Banana Grams, Don't Say It, or cards.

  • $433 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful. They come from varied socio-economic backgrounds, but they all get along well. They like to learn and explore, and they enjoy all sorts of activities, from reading to science.

Many of my kids have pretty tough lives, but they come to school every day and try.

They are interested in everything and enthusiastic about learning. For many, school is an escape from a difficult home life. For others, school is just school, a place you go to learn and be with your friends. Whichever way they feel, they always try to be helpful and kind.

My Project

These chairs will be used when the kids do centers, so they have more freedom in where they work. They will also be used when I teach in small groups, so they can comfortably work equations, etc...while sitting with me on the floor.

Playing games enriches kids and develops important life skills in a fun and engaging way.

That's why I've ordered Bananagrams, Don't Say It, and playing cards, so the kids will be motivated to work on vocabulary and definitions, spelling, and math skills while "playing games."

I envision the kids using the chairs to work together, play games, or to have their materials as we work in groups on math and writing skills at the classroom rug. The games will be available in centers for learning or as a reward for work done.

Ms. Gray
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf - Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
Bananagrams WildTiles Vocabulary Building and Spelling Improvement Lettered Tile Game for Ages 7 and Up • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
IQ BUILDER | STEM Learning Toys | Creative Construction Engineering | Fun Educational Building Toy Set for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old | Best Toy Gift for Kids | Top Blocks Game Kit • Amazon Business $24.77 1 $24.77
Bicycle Playing Cards - Poker Size • Amazon Business $3.62 4 $14.48
Pressman Don't Say It Game • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18

Materials cost

$305.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$367.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.93

Total project goal

$432.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$432.85

1 Donor

-$217.00

Donations toward project cost

-$184.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.55

match offer

-$215.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$183.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.38

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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