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

Choose Where You Sit!

My students need alternative seating and a charging station to accommodate various students and make the learning environment a little more exciting!

  • $958 goal

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My Students

I teach in a low socioeconomic area in Texas where approximately 97% of my students receive free lunch. My students experience daily challenges when they come to me from home, Hurricane Harvey being the most recent, along with other daily challenges.

Everyday my scholars walk into my math class regardless of their struggles, and they are anxious to learn something new.

It is such an amazing feeling seeing my scholars approach to learning the second they set foot in my classroom.

My Project

I am requesting alternative seating arrangements, including balance balls and comfy floor seats, for my students. I have a select hand full of students that stand up in my classroom because it is just difficult for them to sit down. These students just have to move, and that’s okay. I try to make my students as comfortable as possible so that way we can utilize all of our instructional time.

My school had a pilot of the alternative seating arrangements, and it was a huge success in my classroom!

They were able to stay focused, move, and it did not distract my teaching. It’s an amazing site to see the smile on their face while bouncing and learning at the same time.

Now the only problem is that we don’t have enough for all of our movers.

In addition, we also need a charging station for our iPads. Thank you for even considering funding this project for my kids!

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Mrs. Coleman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Backless Balance Ball Chair - 52cm Stability Ball Home & Office Desk Chair with Inflation Pump, Wasabi • Amazon Business $59.98 4 $239.92
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $17.44 8 $139.52
InterDesign York Lyra Kitchen Pantry Under Shelf Organizer Basket, Bronze • Amazon Business $12.02 8 $96.16
Adjustable Dividers Charging Station, UNITEK 10-Port USB Charger for Multiple Device with SmartIC Tech, Charging 8 iPads Simultaneously (White) [PowerPort 96W/2.4A Max]- UL Listed • Amazon Business $63.49 1 $63.49
Intex Inflatable Empire Chair, 44" X 43" X 27", Color May Vary, 1 Chair • Amazon Business $25.50 2 $51.00
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Bouncy Chair Bands (12-Pack)-Fidget Resistance Chair Bands For Kids With Sensory Needs-Kicking Improves Concentration For Students With Autism ADHD SPD, For School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $29.87 1 $29.87
Short Lightning Cable 10 pack ,Feel2Nice 7-Inch Iphone Cord Data Sync USB Portable fast charge for iPhone X 8 / 8 Plus / 7 / 7 plus / 6s/6s plus /6/6 plus 5/5s/5c/Multi-Port Charging Station,White • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$771.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$813.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$143.56

Total project goal

$957.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$957.06

1 Donor

-$478.53

Donations toward project cost

-$406.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.78

match offer

-$478.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$406.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.78

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$0.00

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