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Mrs. Henke from Hallettsville TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

ATPE: Learning in Comfort & Play!

My students need some flexible and comfortable seating options they can use during class and replacement recess balls to burn off that extra energy & build their social skills!

  • $990 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a great group of small town kids. Many have not traveled out of the community and have not experienced a lot. We have single and dual parent families and grandparents raising kids.

You can definitely see the potential in these kiddos.

We are just trying to bring it out and let them see it in themselves as well! I have a busy group of kiddos and while it's hard to keep them focused at times because they have so much energy, I try to utilize that energy in the classroom for learning.

My Project

Sitting in hard plastic chairs all day is no fun on your bottom and makes it hard to concentrate. We've all been there! And then when it's time to play outside, what do you do with your classmates when you don't have any equipment to play with?

These kids need a comfy environment to learn in and equipment to play with at recess so they can come back in and learn without being antsy!

Recess is overlooked many times but kids need it to build social skills in team building and communicating with one another - this is done at recess with team sports that we need balls for.

Math can be tedious at times with numbers everywhere. These chairs and beanbags (with lap desks to use) will help promote a more stimulating and welcoming environment they are more apt to want to learn in. It will allow them the opportunity to twist, turn, wiggle, or bounce if they have some extra energy, and it'll allow them to work with partners in a comfortable setting. Let's get ready to crunch some numbers in style!

Mrs. Henke
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LuxFit Exercise Ball Chair, Black • Amazon Business $69.95 2 $139.90
Flash Furniture Football Swivel Task Chair • Amazon Business $55.24 2 $110.48
Oversized Bean Bag Chair in Spicy Lime - Machine Washable Big Soft Comfort Cover & Memory Foam Filler - Cozy Lounger & Bed - Kids & Teens Love This Huge Sack - Indoor Furniture By Panda Sleep • Amazon Business $52.56 2 $105.12
Flash Furniture Baseball Swivel Task Chair • Amazon Business $48.36 2 $96.72
Big Joe Comfort Research UltimaX Bean Bags Refill Pack of 2, 100 L • Amazon Business $36.04 2 $72.08
Flash Furniture Basketball Swivel Task Chair • Amazon Business $60.27 1 $60.27
Flash Furniture Soccer Swivel Task Chair • Amazon Business $45.09 1 $45.09
Spalding NBA Varsity Outdoor Rubber Basketball - Black/Blue - Official Size 7 (29.5") • Amazon Business $11.25 2 $22.50
Wilson NCAA Supreme Junior Football with Pump & Tee • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elite Sportz Junior Bean Bag Toss Game - 2 Games on 1 Board - Tic Tac Toe and Cornhole Party Games for Kids (Basketball) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball (Size 5) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Exercise Ball -Professional Grade Exercise Equipment Anti Burst Tested with Hand Pump- Supports 2200lbs- Includes Workout Guide Access- 55cm/65cm/75cm/85cm Balance Balls (Bright Blue, 55 cm) • Amazon Business $18.90 1 $18.90
Exercise Ball -Professional Grade Exercise Equipment Anti Burst Tested with Hand Pump- Supports 2200lbs- Includes Workout Guide Access- 55cm/65cm/75cm/85cm Balance Balls (Lilac Purple, 55 cm) • Amazon Business $18.90 1 $18.90
Wilson F1455 NFL All Pro Game Football (Official Size) • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
8.5 Inch Playground Balls (Set of 4) with 1 Hand Pump • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Rose Quartz (Fits upto 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Alaskan Blue (Fits upto 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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