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Ms. Casey from Irondale AL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Channeling Our Energy!

My students need options for floor, table, and desk seating, such as balls, stools, bands, mats, bean bag chairs, and lap desks.

  • $1,356 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students consist of two major groups: energetic, spunky, and headstrong versus introverted, cautious, and insightful. I have never had such a range of personalities in my classes before.

Their eagerness to learn is different than my classes in years past, and I have been utterly shocked at their willingness to learn, think deeply, and be challenged.

I tell them all the time that I can see their futures when I look at them. I have future teachers, preachers, business owners, and architects. This is a unique set of children who are hungry for success!

My Project

These flexible seating options will help my students channel their high energy and ambition into their work by allowing them the freedom of natural movement. I spend more time worrying about how students behave in their seats instead of what and how they are learning, and that's not right!

They need the freedom to sit at a desk or table with the wobble chairs, bands, and balance balls.

They also need floor options like lap desks, bean bags, and mats. These options are intended to release my students' stress about being perfectly still and quiet and instead channel that energy into their learning. I don't want perfectly behaved robots. I want engaged learners!

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 4 $237.96
LC153 - Flex-Space Student Lap Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 3 $179.97
RR862 - Soft & Safe Tree Seat • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
Rest Mats Set of 4 - GREEN • Kaplan Early Learning Company $106.21 1 $106.21
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 4 $99.96
LC573GR - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573RG - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
FF185 - Cozy Corner Canopy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Bouncy Bands(r) for Chairs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 5 $59.30

Materials cost

$1,023.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$83.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,152.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$203.31

Total project goal

$1,355.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,355.41

6 Donors

-$1,355.41

Donations toward project cost

-$1,152.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$203.31

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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