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Mrs. J. from Charlotte NC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sit on This and Read, Read, Read

The cost of one (1) set of Lakeshore Magic Boards and three (3) Big Beanbag Seats (to be purchased from Lakeshore Learning) is $287, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $307 goal

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Hello and thank-you for taking the time to read my proposal. I am a dedicated pre-kindergarten teacher working at a school in Charlotte, NC. I have been teaching for six years and, for the past three, have worked at a school where more than 80% of the school's population is on free or reduced lunch. I believe in creating an environment that is rich in learning by providing my students with age and developmentally appropriate furniture and learning materials. One way I plan to do this is by providing the classroom with bean bags that will be placed in the library so that children can sit comfortably while reading or looking through a good book. (As we all know, there is nothing better than sitting comfortably while reading a book). Instead of limiting the library for just book readings, I thought it would be a great idea if the children were able to practice writing skills independently as well. They will be able to do this using magic boards which are similar to the etch-a-sketches we once used. I already have one in my class. It was a popular learning tool last year, so I'm hoping to add 10 more. The magic boards will also be used during small group times when students will practice letter, number, and name writing. Once again, I am writing this proposal in an effort to obtain bean bags and magic boards for the library area. Not only will the materials be used for the 19 children I have in my class now, but for the students I will have in the future. Thanks again for your time and consideration.

Mrs. J.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TR717X - Lakeshore Magic Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $75.00 1 $75.00
CK30GR - Big Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
CK30RD - Big Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
CK30BU - Big Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95

Materials cost

$194.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$251.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.13

Total project goal

$306.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.26

1 Donor

-$288.80

Donations toward project cost

-$252.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.52

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$0.00

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