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Ms. Perez & the 6th Grade Team! from New York NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Small Group Sanctuary!

My students need comfortable, engaging, and flexible seating arrangements for optimal learning! Our private nook will provide an exciting and quiet place for students to collaborate!

  • $600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 6th graders are some of the most eager, ambitious, and dedicated students you’ll ever meet! Our school is located in Spanish Harlem, NYC, a culturally rich and exciting neighborhood.

Due to issues beyond our control, the number of students in our classrooms has been soaring - 35 sixth-grade students in one room can be tight and stressful.

Having a relaxing, private area for students to read, write, and collaborate will help them see our classroom as an engaging place where they can not only learn, but also develop independence!

My Project

6th graders are in a crucial transitional stage as they enter middle school. They crave independence, while still seeking the comfort, guidance, and support of the adults around them. I want our classroom to be an educational, yet fun and safe space for them. Our small group meetings and learning sessions provide more face-to-face time with my students, in a more relaxed and exciting setting for them - so why not leave the chairs and desks behind?! These bean bag chairs and the carpet will help to create a cozy nook where the students can meet with me for a quick lesson, or alone in their book clubs to help develop responsibility and accountability.

Ms. Perez & the 6th Grade Team!
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elite Classic Large Bean Bag, Vinyl, Black, 38" x 34" x 25" • Staples Advantage $59.99 5 $299.95
Surya Nova NVA3007-5276 Machine Made Rug, 5'2" x 7'6" Rectangle • Staples Advantage $144.60 1 $144.60
Staples Hardboard Clipboard, 9" x 12-1/2" • Staples Advantage $2.79 10 $27.90

Materials cost

$472.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$509.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.92

Total project goal

$599.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$599.46

8 Donors

-$544.18

Donations toward project cost

-$467.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.13

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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