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Mrs. Straka from Bolingbrook IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Corner Seating

Help me give my students different seating options for our calming corner. Many of my kids have different needs and this would help them to feel comfortable in the classroom.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very diverse. Many of my students have needs that would be helped by developing a calming corner in the classroom. These students are great because they want to learn and do their best. I would love to help students who have varying needs feel comfortable and make the classroom more conducive to learning. Calming corners are something we are working on as a district and I hope to help students get used to the idea of this by making the area as comfortable as possible.

My Project

Many of my students have different needs. This will help them to feel comfortable in the classroom. The optional seating is great for my students because they will be able to focus more on what they are learning and less on how they don't feel comfortable. The classroom currently has stools, which can become uncomfortable during the long class periods. The bean bag chairs help students who are feeling restless. The ball chairs are supportive for students, while maintaining the height needed for students to work at tables. These kids deserve to have the classroom be a place they feel comfortable and I believe these chairs would help with that.

Mrs. Straka
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC573RG - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - Orange (30") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
LC529RG - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98

Materials cost

$209.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.90

Total project goal

$286.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.01

5 Donors

-$233.00

Donations toward project cost

-$200.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.25

match offer

-$49.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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