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Ms. Humble from Memphis TN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Why Fit in When You Were Born to Stand Out

Help me give my students a reading center, a calming center with a teepee, & flexible seating to foster the environment that fits their diverse learning needs so that we can continue to conquer goals & crush stigmas!

  • $635 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard workers and are ready to crush their goals. Every year they continue to amaze me and beat the odds and stigmas that others put on them. Learning challenges and diversities will not slow my students down, and they are not content with using their differences and learning disabilities as an excuse. My students have unique social, emotional, academic, and behavioral needs that span a wide spectrum, yet they continue to push beyond those challenges.

My students can and will learn and continue to grow - they just need extra support to push them to their potential and beyond!

My Project

I am lucky enough to teach reading to the best students in Memphis. My students have diverse learning needs, and I want my classroom to be an environment where they can thrive and grow to their full potential. We set high expectations at my school and in my classroom no matter the learning challenges students may have. Providing an environment where my students can crush goals while overcoming learning challenges is crucial, and I believe these items will help make that possible.

Learning differences are not a curse - when students learn to work with and around their challenges, they meet and exceed expectations and goals.

We don't let differences slow us down, and we especially never say we can't do something. Even if some students are struggling to read or meet a goal, we say, "I'm still working on it."

Please partner with me in helping my students have the environment that meets them where they are "still working on it," and fosters their growth to the next level.

Ms. Humble
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Kids Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm New Silver) • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
nuLOOM RZBD48A Tribal Marisela Area Rug, 5' x 7' 5", Navy • Amazon Business $89.75 1 $89.75
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Svan Kid's Canvas Teepee Tent - Made w Cotton with Pine Wood Frame (White/Grey Stripes) - 5 ft Tall - Collapsible for Easy Storage • Amazon Business $43.55 1 $43.55
Seville Classics WEB284 Foldable Storage Bench/Footrest/Coffee Table Ottoman, Single, Charcoal Grey • Amazon Business $39.73 1 $39.73
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.28 2 $32.56
Gamenote Classroom Magnetic Letters kit with Double-Side Magnet Board - Foam Alphabet Letters for Kids Spelling and Learning(208pcs in Box) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Kid O A to Z Magnatab • Amazon Business $24.38 1 $24.38
My Moods, My Choices Flipbook for Kids; 20 Different Moods/Emotions; Help Kids Identify Feelings and Make Positive Choices; Laminated Pages (Monster Flipbook) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Stress-Relief Sensory Stress Balls by Nyft Toys | Squishy Stress Toys | Squeezing Rubber Ball for Autism, ADHD, ADD, Sensory Needs, Bad Habits | The Calming Fidget Toy for Kids and Adults | 3 Pack • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Transparent Color Letter Size Low Profile Clip (Pack of 6) (Blue) • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
Stretchy Resistance Fidget Bands Toy for Kids 3 Pack | Bounce, Kick & Stretch Your Feet | for ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism & Poor Concentration | Improve Classroom Focus, Ameliorate Sensory Input • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Water Beads Ocean Tactile Sensory Experience - 4 Colors Sensory Beads Water Sensory Bags- 8,000ct • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

Materials cost

$501.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$539.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.15

Total project goal

$634.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$634.35

12 Donors

-$530.82

Donations toward project cost

-$454.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.62

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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