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Ms. Van Houtte from Chaska MN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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.

  • $874 goal

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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!

Ms. Van Houtte
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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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

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