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Ms. Ortiz from Chicago IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read This: 3rd Grade Class Looking for Comfy Reading Spots!

My students need comfortable seating, pillows and beanbags, for independent reading time.

  • $454 goal

This project expired on February 15, 2018.

This project expired on February 15, 2018.

My Students

My students are an amazing group of third graders who reside on the northwest side of the city of the Chicago. Although most qualify for free and reduced lunch, their circumstances do not define them! They exemplify what it is to be a determined hard working global citizen and value what this country offers them. They are all from Latin American backgrounds and speak Spanish as their first language. They are avid soccer players and love helping around their community! They are indeed awesome!

My Project

We have been working hard in getting our minds ready for some strong reading. However, our desks are just not working. We need to be comfortable in order to really bring our reading lives to the next level!

Building a reading life is more than just picking up a good book..

It's being able to go deep into your book for extended period of time. We would love to be able to read for hours but uunfortunately our desks are just not comfy or conducive to reading!

We would love your help in helping us build our reading lives by helping us create comfy reading spaces in the classroom. We are currently reading on out desks, floor and rug but we are a big classroom and cannot fit all our students on the rug!

The pillows and beanbags will make us more engages and increase our reading stamina, improving our overall literacy skills and helping us become life long readers!

Ms. Ortiz
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BR302BU - Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
CK20GR - Little Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CK20BU - Little Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CK20RD - Little Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$349.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.97

Total project goal

$453.15

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