You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Grieshaber from Chicago IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

LEAP Personalized Learning Challenge - Flex Seating for Our Future

My students need flexible seating options for our classroom setup. I would like many more options to optimize their engagement and adapt to their learning style.

  • $2,112 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love my second grade students! They are active, engaged kinesthetic learners. Since the revolution of flexible seating, my students have been motivated to choose their just right seat each day. They enjoy sitting on yoga balls, stools and using tables rather than desks. They love technology and use iPads daily. This group is creative, motivated and always making me laugh and smile. We love listening to music and being the as positive and focused as we can be. They have adapted well to the ever changing seating arrangements in our classroom, so I am writing this to reward them for their flexibility and suggestions. After all, if my students are happy and comfortable, everything will fall into place for them at school. I would love to have more options for seating to please my students on the move and those who prefer a quiet working space. I would move to third grade with this class in a heartbeat. We are a family!

My Project

Student choice has revolutionized the way my classroom is run. As the year progressed, my goal was to change and add something exciting and new to our classroom seating arrangement and flexible seating each month. I have painted tables, gone garage saling and repourposed furniture whenever I could, but that furniture just didn’t always last. My students get so excited, engaged and inspired when working at a flexible seating option that it is making me see a clearer picture. Students need differential seating options just as we differentiate our instruction as teachers. If I were to be granted the option to give my students that excitement and joy with longevity through these seating options, their memorable experiences would hopefully last throughout thier lifetime and they will remember second grade as a positive experience filled with fun and choice!

Mrs. Grieshaber
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 30 students.

15 donors have given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Grieshaber is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC153 - Flex-Space Student Lap Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 6 $359.94
JJ457 - Classic Birch Classroom Stool • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 6 $299.94
PP344 - Comfy Couch Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
CR126GR - Wobble Chair - Green - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
CR126RD - Wobble Chair - Red - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
CR126BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
CK30RD - Big Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
CK30BU - Big Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


11 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Matching donations from our partners


Match offers toward project cost


Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Chicago","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5354817],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3266352,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Grieshaber","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"5354817":{"owner":"Mrs. Grieshaber","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3266352],"proposalHash":"266921679","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",3024,x0,y372&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1626976597217","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21176523,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":636,"proposalURL":"project/3rd-grade-novels-for-knowledge/6324302/","proposalTitle":"3rd Grade Novels for Knowledge","proposalId":6324302},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTM5NzAxNg==","NTM5NjI1OA==","MjY1NDE0OA==","NTM0MDM2NQ==","MjM1Mzk=","NTM5NzI3MQ==","NTM5NjU4OA==","NTIzODQxMA==","NTM5NjUyOA==","NTM1NDgxNw==","NTI3NDg4Nw==","NTM5NjE1NA==","NTM5NzI4Mw=="],"teacherId":5354817,"schoolCounty":"Cook","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IL","name":"Illinois"}}