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Mrs. Bitzer from Tulsa OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Alternative Seating Area

Help me give my students an alternative seating area that is comfortable and calming.

  • $576 goal

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My Students

My students will be entering the fourth grade and will be engaged in learning for both social studies and science curriculum. Students in this class will engage in a variety of activities that will involve learning the basics of government, citizenship, geography, environment, energy, waves, transfer of information, molecules, and organisms to name a few. I want to create a learning environment that is fun and engaging for the students.

This will be my first opportunity to get to know my students as I am a first-year teacher.

I want to make a great impression and let them know that our class is a safe place where learning is not only possible but that it is expected. The goal is that the decor of the classroom will represent a theme of exploration. I want it to be bold and captivate their interests.

My Project

This area will allow my students the ability to still be involved in the learning process while making themselves more comfortable. Also, this seating area will give them the opportunity to focus on scientific and social studies related to discoveries. It can also double as a reward reading area if all other tasks are complete.

The theme of my room is exploration and this seating area will allow my students the freedom of exploring in a non-formal environment.

The goal is for this spot to be a favorite in the classroom and it will be utilized daily. I plan to use existing shelving, books, games, and decor that I already have along with the items chosen to enhance the area.

Mrs. Bitzer
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cotton Craft Jute & Cotton Multi Chindi Braid Rug, Hand Woven Reversible, 6-Feet, Colors may Vary • Amazon Business $74.99 1 $74.99
Big Joe Roma Lounge Chair, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $59.88 1 $59.88
Fox Design Hand Carved Acacia Hardwood Decorative Short Stool • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95
Flash Furniture Elon Series Navy Plastic Chair with Wood Basease • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Flash Furniture Elon Series White Plastic Chair with Wood Base • Amazon Business $36.74 1 $36.74
DISCOVERY KIDS 6" Plasma Globe Lamp with Interactive Electronic Touch and Sound Sensitive Lightning and Tesla Coil, Includes AC Adapter, STEM Lava Lamp Style Light for Desk, Kids Room, and More • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
shawn decor Newtons Cradle Wooden Base-Metal Balance Ball Physical Desk Toy • Amazon Business $21.96 1 $21.96
Learning Resources Cross-Section Flower Model • Amazon Business $19.43 1 $19.43
Inflate World Globes (1 Dozen) - Bulk • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
ScienceGeek Kinetic Art Asteroid - Electronic Perpetual Motion Desk Toy Home Decoration • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
BOOK INSTANT STEM ACTIVITIES GRADE 4 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
Super Z Outlet Classic 3-Dimensional Pin Art Board Metal Silver Toy for Sculptures, Children & Adults Learning Gift • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Professor Noggin's Ancient Civilizations - A Educational Trivia Based Card Game For Kids - Ages 7+ • Amazon Business $10.15 1 $10.15

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