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Mrs. Businda from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sit! Stand! Give Us a Hand!

My students need an option for how they sit/stand to learn. While I work, I like to stand, sit in a chair, sit on a stool, or sit on the floor. It depends on my mood!

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My Students

My class is an awesome mix of personalities and preferences. They work hard and, although facing many challenges at home, choose to work hard and be successful at school. We are a Title I school, with most of our students on free/reduced lunch. They don't have many options about the way their home is, nor do they have a say in the neighborhoods they grow up in.

My students may not have a welcome environment every day when they go home, but I want them to have a warm place to come every day at school.

The students love to have choices. The choices I would love to give them are where they learn each day. They love to have options of how they learn and the people they work with.

My Project

My students deserve a say in their environment. When I work, I enjoy having the option of where I sit depending on how I feel at that time. My students need options too.

Whether it's on a cushion at a low table, at a standing height or on a stool, at a bench and table, or a regular desk, my students should have an option in their learning environment.

I would love to give my students the chance to sit at a picnic table with 3 classmates to work on a large project. Some students just enjoy sitting on the floor and working independently, so the lap tables would be perfect with their work space. The low table and cushions would be great for the students who love to sit cross legged and work leaning over a table.

There are a few options that are higher also. There are stools or tables to stand at to work. The lower stools fit great under a kidney table to work with a teacher or small group.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Soft Rocker Chair, Red • Amazon Business $109.00 2 $218.00
Contender C990658 Reading Bench without Drawers, Ready to Assemble • Amazon Business $208.99 1 $208.99
Flash Furniture Adjustable Height Student Desk and Chair with Black Pedestal Frame • Amazon Business $93.09 2 $186.18
ECR4Kids SoftZone Youth Bean Bag Soft Seat, Grey and Light Grey • Amazon Business $79.99 2 $159.98
Norwood Commercial Furniture 3-Leg Plastic Stack Stools w/Aluminum Legs, Red/Orange/Green/Black, NOR-OAH1000AC (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $60.86 2 $121.72
Flash Furniture 45'' Round Blue Plastic Height Adjustable Activity Table • Amazon Business $108.46 1 $108.46
Flash Furniture 31.5'' Square Silver Metal Indoor-Outdoor Bar Height Table • Amazon Business $106.17 1 $106.17
ECR4Kids Relax-N-Read Bean Bag Back Pillow Chair with Storage Pockets, Blue • Amazon Business $44.00 2 $88.00
Folding Lap Desk, laptop desk, Breakfast Table, Bed Table, Serving Tray - The lapdesk Contains Extra Storage space and dividers, & folds very easy,great for kids, adults, boys, girls • Amazon Business $19.97 4 $79.88
Flash Furniture Plastic Folding Table and Bench Set • Amazon Business $77.60 1 $77.60
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00

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