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Mrs. Giordano from Bayonne NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Alternative Seating For Our First Graders

My students need alternative seating so they can sit comfortably and work. The stools that we are requesting are the perfect choice for my students.

  • $458 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade class consists of twenty-one students who love to learn. Each morning, I am greeted with big, bright (and, at times, toothless) grins. The students are not only highly motivated to learn and grow, but are very caring and respectful of each other's feelings. As a class, time is spent fostering a sense of community within the classroom. Developing a strong classroom community is important to us, as it helps us become productive citizens as we grow. Learning compassion, patience, and respect are certainly valuable lessons that go hand in hand with academic excellence.

My Project

Flexible seating is important in the classroom. The stools that we are requesting are the perfect choice for my students. Children need to move. The stools we are seeking allow the students to wobble and rock, which increases oxygen flow to the brain, blood flow and core strength. It also helps keep young minds more alert and focused.

Research has shown that utilizing alternative seating in the classroom can burn calories, use up excess energy, improve metabolism, increase motivation and engagement, create a better oxygen flow to the brain, and improve core strength and overall posture.

Physical activity is linked to higher academic performance, better health, and improved behavior.

Mrs. Giordano
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Regency 1620RD Glow 15" Stool, Red • Amazon Business $76.32 2 $152.64
Regency 1620BE Glow 15" Stool, Blue • Amazon Business $73.66 2 $147.32
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $53.82 1 $53.82

Materials cost

$353.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$389.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.66

Total project goal

$457.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$457.75

2 Donors

-$228.88

Donations toward project cost

-$194.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.33

match offer

-$228.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$194.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.33

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$0.00

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