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  • $874 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Van Houtte
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Comfortable Learning Space Needs Comfortable Seating!

My students need a variety of seating options, such as the flex-space wobble chair and flex-space comfy floor seat, in order to maintain focus and attention during class.

My Students

This is a Minnesota classroom full of bilingual learners. These first graders amaze me with their ability to comprehend and use the Spanish language in their everyday tasks. We work hard in our classroom to meet the rigorous academic standards, as well as explore language and culture.

My students are very curious learners who are constantly asking thoughtful questions in order to gain a better understanding of content.

Additionally, they each have their own personal interests that they are encouraged to explore in their daily reading and writing.

My Project

First graders are active and full of energy! Sitting in a classroom for multiple hours can be challenging for these young learners. It is my goal to create a learning environment that is comfortable, fun, and helps children stay engaged.

By including fun seating options in my classroom, my students will be allowed to choose what they need in order to learn; be it a wobble chair to expend some of that extra energy, or a bean bag chair to cozy-up in with a good book.

Having the right space to work in will help students succeed in completing their reading, writing, and math tasks. These resources will also assist my first graders' as they learn about focus and stamina.

Thank you for helping me make my classroom a comfortable setting for learning to take place!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC714 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 14" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 4 $279.96
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 4 $199.96
LC573RG - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96
Quest Junior Chair • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$699.84

Vendor shipping charges

$2.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$742.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$131.00

Total project goal

$873.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$873.34

8 Donors

-$705.69

Donations toward project cost

-$614.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.85

Matching donations from our partners

-$150.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 9 other donors.

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