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Mrs. Stewart from Indianapolis IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There's No Place Like School

Help me give my students flexible seating and a warm and cozy environment.

  • $4,226 goal

This project expired on June 24, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are many things. They are boys and girls. They are growing in personality, wit, and intelligence. They are sponges that soak up every word I say and make sure to remind me of all of those words as well.

The 5th-grade students are rich and full of cultural diversity representing the countries of Burma, the United States, Mexico, Malaysia, Liberia, and the United Arab Emirates through the use of 10 different spoken languages, as well as American Sign Language.

My students are diverse. They have experienced things I could never imagine, but most importantly they are kids. They are nine, ten, or eleven years old and they love to move, talk, smile, play, and pretend.

My Project

This project will allow me to create a safe and comfortable learning environment for my students! I read somewhere that you should make your classroom a place where you would like to learn. So I thought about it and came up in my head where 5th grade me would have liked to learn. Somewhere cozy, comfy, and safe. Which lead me to this project.

Flexible seating is a big trend right now, and I want to take that up a notch.

I want the students to feel safe when they come in to the room. I want it to be a place of learning and relaxation. I want them to want to be here. I believe this will allow for that. The students will be in an environment that promotes learning! Different areas of the room will be dedicated to different types of learning and learners.

This will benefit the students in many ways. I am excited to implement a true flexible seating environment in my classroom!

Mrs. Stewart
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
O&K Furniture 5-Piece Dining Room Bar Table Set, Modern Industrial Bistro Restaurant Dining Table and Stool Set, Home Kitchen Furniture, Oak Finish • Amazon Business $255.99 3 $767.97
Lifestyle Solutions LK-LGFSP3GU3051 Lexington Sofa in Navy Blue • Amazon Business $243.50 2 $487.00
Flash Furniture 48''W x 96''L Kidney Grey HP Laminate Activity Table - Height Adjustable Short Legs • Amazon Business $299.99 1 $299.99
International Concepts Unfinished Shaker Extended Length Console Table • Amazon Business $123.62 2 $247.24
International Concepts 1S-681 18-Inch Saddle Seat Stool, Unfinished • Amazon Business $39.01 6 $234.06
Roundhill Furniture OF1011GY Fremo Chromel Adjustable Air Lift Office Chair in Grey • Amazon Business $43.16 5 $215.80
White Shoe Storage Cubbie Bench • Amazon Business $99.99 2 $199.98
UrbanMod 24 Inch Bar Stools for Kitchen Counter Height, Indoor Outdoor Metal, Set of 4, White • Amazon Business $154.00 1 $154.00
Industrial Rustic Wall-mounted Table, Dining Table Desk, Pine wood Wall-Mounted Bar Tables (47"X14") • Amazon Business $133.00 1 $133.00
Industrial Rustic Wall-mounted Table, Dining Table Desk, Pine wood Wall-Mounted Bar Tables (40"X14") • Amazon Business $125.00 1 $125.00
Storex Large Book Bin, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7", Green, Case of 6 (71104U06C) • Amazon Business $21.49 5 $107.45
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Orange • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
Wireless Microphone System,Fifine UHF Dual Channel Wireless Microphone Set with 2 Headsets & 2 Lapel Lavalier Microphone.Ideal for Church, Weddings,Presentations,School Play.(K038) • Amazon Business $82.99 1 $82.99
SOTTAE Modern Style Golden Hollowed Out Base Living room Bedroom Beside Table Lamp, Desk Lamp With White Fabric Shade • Amazon Business $38.99 2 $77.98
Wireless Microphone,FIFINE Handheld Dynamic Microphone Wireless mic System for Karaoke Nights and House Parties to Have Fun Over the Mixer,PA System,Speakers.(K025) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, French Blue, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $57.82 1 $57.82
Romy's Collection Princess Cinderella Special Edition Blue Party Deluxe Costume Dress-Up Set (Blue, 9-10) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Mouse Ears Costume Headband and Tail Kit for Women by elope • Amazon Business $10.95 4 $43.80
stylesilove Kid Boys Halloween Costume Party Cosplay Outfit Themed Party Birthdays Party (Honorable Prince, XL/10-12) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Amazon Essentials Women's French Terry Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt Sweater, -light pink, Medium • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
Lee-buty 10pcs Floral Folding Hand Fan Flower Pattern Gold Side Lace Handheld Folding Fans Women Hand Folding Fans Vintage Retro Style Folding Fan • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Petitebella 3D Headband Bowtie Tail Unisex Children 3pc Costume (3D Green Snake) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$3,509.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$52.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$3,591.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$633.82

Total project goal

$4,225.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$4,225.48

1 Donor

-$2,817.00

Donations toward project cost

-$2,394.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$422.55

match offer

-$1,408.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,197.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$211.27

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$0.00

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