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Mrs. Wills from Perris CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stay Calm and Keep Reading!

My students need an comfy area for reading with bean bags and soft seats to allow them to be more focused and motivated to read.

  • $448 goal

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My Students

My classroom is a sanctuary for my students. It is a place for them to feel safe, overcome challenges, and build a growth mindset. My students are struggling with reading and the foundational skills needed to become successful readers and writers.

Many of our students have experienced hardship and need a place where they can feel like they can thrive and flourish.

We have a high population of EL learners, special education students, and foster kids. Our entire school receives 100% free breakfast and lunch. I want my classroom to be a place where they can feel like they are growing as readers and obtain the skills needed to be at grade level.

My Project

An uncomfortable student is a disengaged student. By giving my students a reading area filled with bean bags and soft seats, it will allow them to find a place where they can dig into their work without being regimented to a desk and seat. Research has shown that a student-centered classroom, a place where students are comfortable and have choices about their seating, increases motivation, productivity and creates higher order thinking skills.

With your generous donation, you will be able to help students not only have a comfortable, safe place to be but it will also help to improve their attention and focus.

My classroom services multiple grade levels for support in reading. They spend 60 to 75 minutes every day with me. Currently, my students are struggling readers that don't see reading as an enjoyable activity. Many of these students have trouble focusing and become a distraction in their homeroom class. My goal is to show them with effort, focus, and a little perseverance they can grow and become more successful readers. Giving them bean bags, soft seats, and a comfy seat will ultimately allow them to become more invested in their learning.

Mrs. Wills
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 96 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF875 - Sit & Store Comfy Seat • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
DD430SB - Calming Colors™ Big Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD430SG - Calming Colors™ Big Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD380X - Calming Colors™ Soft Seats - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.99 1 $47.99

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