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Ms. Barker from Bath ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Settle in and Stay Awhile - in the Library!

My students need more comfortable seating for the wide variety of ages, sizes, and activities we have in the library!

  • $897 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at our grade 3-5 school love reading! They love nothing more than maxing out their checkouts at the library and visiting before school to see if any of their holds are in. We don't take any of that for granted and are always looking for ways to enrich the library.

Our school is on the midcoast of Maine - similar demographics of the state as a whole, including over 50% of students taking advantage of the free and reduced lunch program.

We are the home of Bath Iron Works, building Navy ships since the 1890s!

My Project

Our school Library is filled with great books and technology, but our furniture is rather...blah, uncomfortable, institutional-drab and not conducive to the type of creating, collaborating, and dreaming we aspire to in the space. Our Library is a special place, and we want to create a great atmosphere to experiment, stretch, and get comfortable! 5th graders are immersed in multimedia technology projects, 3rd graders are exploring and choosing "just right" books on their own, and 4th graders are likely to put their books aside to set up a quick chess game before class is over. Please help us with seating and furniture that will fit all our shapes and sizes, helping us to truly settle in and fly!

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

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This project will reach 220 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Linon Home Decor Stacking Stool, Natural • Amazon Business $56.08 3 $168.24
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97
Poly and Bark Birds Nest Dining Side Chair in White (Set of 4) • Amazon Business $132.14 1 $132.14
CUSHION ECR4KIDS SQUARE CARRY ME CUSHION LARGE ASSORTED COLORS - SET OF 4 • School Specialty $69.27 1 $69.27
CUSHION ECR4KIDS ROUND CARRY ME CUSHION LARGE ASSORTED COLORS - SET OF 4 • School Specialty $69.27 1 $69.27
Big Joe Comfort Research UltimaX Bean Bags Refill Pack of 2, 100 L • Amazon Business $45.25 1 $45.25
Kids Best Friend Boys Blue Step Stool, Take It Along in Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Living Room. Great For potty Training! • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96

Materials cost

$674.10

Vendor shipping charges

$13.85

State sales tax

$33.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$761.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.43

Total project goal

$896.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$896.19

4 Donors

-$896.19

Donations toward project cost

-$761.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$134.43

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$0.00

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