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Mrs. Marciniak from Bay City MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Team Paws, Letś Get Flexible!

My students need a Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle so they can work together, comfortably.

  • $556 goal

This project expired on August 3, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an awesome group of 3rd-grade service workers. We are Team Paws! It's our goal to change the world with kindness. Even the smallest kind act can mean a lot; hold the door, smile at someone, use your manners, be humble, and be kind, always.

My students understand that what they do and say matters.

They know their actions can make a difference. As members of Team Paws, they learn we truly DO rise by lifting others. Our motto, Spread Kindness, is what makes being a part of Team Paws so special and important. Team Paws is a group of 30 little kids giving back to our community through volunteerism.

For this project I am requesting flex seating because all students learn differently.

My Project

What is tolerance, anyway? With tolerance, all people are given the same consideration, despite their opinions, background, appearance, age, or beliefs. Can tolerance really happen through exposure to flexible seating? Yes!

Our beautiful world filled with interesting and diverse people.

We all learn differently and find comfort in different things, even when it comes to how we learn.

Maybe you're the type of person who prefers a desk with a traditional chair, or you might be more comfortable at a standing desk. Perhaps you're the Starbucks kind of person who likes to cozy up on a couch or chair while you work. Still, others of you may prefer to sprawl out on the floor on a soft rug or blanket. Although all of these choices are different, they're also okay because they work for the individual who chooses them.

For this project, I am requesting a Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle because it will give my kids choices in how they learn. With that, it becomes evident to everyone in the classroom that we all learn differently. It's a perfectly imperfect way to teach diversity and tolerance. Outwardly, we are all unique individuals with a variety of needs. Inwardly, however, we are quite similar with desires for comfort, love, and acceptance.

All in all, flexible seating meets the needs of all learners, at their will. Thank you for your kind consideration to help us come together through flexible seating.

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89 donors89 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA689 - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $436.01 1 $436.01

Materials cost

$436.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$472.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.39

Total project goal

$555.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$555.94

88 Donors

-$521.05

Donations toward project cost

-$471.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.35

match offer

-$1.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$0.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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