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Mrs. Rodenbeck from Pawleys Island SC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stretch Out and Read!!!

My students need some flexible seating so we can get out of our chairs. I am looking to have a big rug and some floor seats for my students to use.

  • $545 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a school that serves Pre-K through third grade. I am a second grade teacher that has a bright group of 18 students. They have a wide variety of interests from sports to science to animals. They are all bright, capable students that come from many different backgrounds and homes.

My students love to read and work throughout the room.

It is important to offer many different work spaces for them to use throughout the day. We love to lay on the rug, sit at tables, or relax on a bean bag.

My Project

I would like to create some flexible seating for my students so they do not always have to sit at a table or desk to work. A big rug would help my students to stretch out and complete their work with plenty of space. The floor chairs would be another option to get kids up and out of their seats.

My students will have a place to get away from their desks to stretch out and learn.

I feel it will create a more relaxing yet engaging environment for all the students. Students will be able to have options as to where they perform best.

Mrs. Rodenbeck
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC841 - Natural Accents Leaves Classroom Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
BR302BU - Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98

Materials cost

$398.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$463.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.72

Total project goal

$544.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$544.81

4 Donors

-$272.40

Donations toward project cost

-$231.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.86

match offer

-$272.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$231.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.86

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$0.00

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