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Mrs. Youngs from Richmondville NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brains Need Comfy Bums

Help me give my students bean bag chairs to provide optional seating to help them stay focused and ready to learn at all times of our day!

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically.

One challenge I find throughout our day is the need for movement and flexible seating.

I currently have very old, very thin yoga mats that they use when doing group work or independent work and they are not comfy anymore. Offering seating that is different than their desks and hard chairs really helps with their learning!

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as at different tables, sitting under tables with clip boards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clip board.

Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them.

I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk. Now I want to give them comfy seating options! Bean bag chairs have been on the wish list for quite some time!

Mrs. Youngs
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $40.00 6 $240.00

Materials cost

$240.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.28

Total project goal

$321.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.88

1 Donor

-$317.47

Donations toward project cost

-$273.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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