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Ms. Avila from El Paso TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Special Place for Everyone!

My students need alternative seating such as wobble chairs and floor seats to help them concentrate, collaborate, and work in a comfortable classroom environment.

  • $489 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are curious, hard-working, and eager to try and learn new things when they come into class. They work diligently to support one another and build an open community where they can share ideas and grow as individuals.

My students take an active stance in their learning and will often seek out and try different learning strategies that will help them do their very best.

Each child in my classroom loves to learn and be creative. We will incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group projects, and alternative seating in the classroom to ensure that each student is comfortable and that their needs are being met.

My Project

When we read or study we are not always sitting down at a desk in one position for a long period of time. We might go sit on the couch or go outside to enjoy the fresh air, or lie down on some pillows. My goal is to provide students with that choice of flexible seating.

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make choices that work best for them.

During independent work times students decide for themselves locations in the classroom that work best for them and help them focus. This might mean moving to a shelf in the classroom while they stand, laying down on the carpet with a clipboard, or finding a quiet corner to sit. I have noticed amazing differences in my students behavior when they choose where to work. They are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desks.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The wobble stools and balance ball will allow students to get their wiggles out while also helping them concentrate on their classwork. A small change for these students can go a long way. The comfy floor seats will also allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are light enough and can be easily used all throughout the classroom.

I have seen a positive effect to choice seating in the classroom. By supporting students' individual learning styles we are helping to create more confident students and a stronger classroom community.

Ms. Avila
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC714 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 14" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 3 $209.97
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$379.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$415.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.35

Total project goal

$488.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$488.98

10 Donors

-$438.98

Donations toward project cost

-$373.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.85

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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