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Mrs. Pizzala from Waukesha WI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ahh, Here’s a Good Seat!

My students need stable and comfortable ottomans that will allow them to sit close to their partner and complete their daily work.

  • $570 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students are five and six years of age and just beginning their school careers. Our school is a public magnet school that teaches over 600 students and specializes in integrating the arts, design and creativity. That means a school day packed with many hands-on activities that the students choose from and often complete with a partner. Our school is truly a colorful and creative environment where children excel in academics and love attending. Because of our approach to teaching, we have students attending from all around our city, as well as our school's neighborhood. This makes us a very diverse group of learners with various backgrounds, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

My students are eager to learn and look forward to application time when they choose a partner, their activity, and their work space.

I love watching my students develop both their social and academic skills while working through an activity. I am proud of how quickly we become a community of learners who care about each other, work together to complete assignments, and try to do their best.

My Project

While my students love choosing their activities and partners they are most excited about choosing where they want to work. Comfortable and stable seating allows students to get right down to work and eliminates the many accidents caused when traditional chairs topple over under wiggly students seeking comfort.

Donations to this project would buy ottomans which will provide students with a stable and comfortable seating option at three different locations around our classroom.

The chairs I currently have tip over easily and are just too big for the smaller students. I have found that the two unique chairs I currently have in my classroom are always the first chosen and I hope to provide more seating options for my students. Once the students are comfortable, they can accomplish great things.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Office Star OSP Designs Vinyl 2 Piece Ottoman Set, Green • Staples Advantage $74.59 6 $447.54

Materials cost

$447.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$484.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.46

Total project goal

$569.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$569.71

12 Donors

-$394.71

Donations toward project cost

-$352.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.19

Matching donations from our partners

-$175.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

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$0.00

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