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Mrs. Lewis from Lisbon ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfort and Flexibility!

Help me give my students appropriate opportunities to move and be active within our classroom.

  • $553 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a classroom of diverse learners. My students love to learn and are eager to improve their skills. They are particularly enthusiastic about math right now! As their teacher, I aim to foster their curiosity and love of learning.

For many of my students, learning in a typical classroom setting can be a challenge.

We are in a very disparate socio-economic school district where many of my students face challenges at home that affect their ability to engage in a structured learning environment. While school is a safe, stable place for them, it can be difficult to meet their many individual needs academically and emotionally. With resources, encouragement, and affirmation, I strive to build the efficacy my students need to succeed.

My Project

My students come to school full of life and ready to learn! Just like adults get tired of sitting in hard chairs all day, students do too! They need more flexible/comfortable seating options to enhance student engagement and learning. Studies show that students learn better when they are physically active and comfortable. Students are able to bounce on an exercise ball, sit, stand, kneel, etc.

This project would significantly help my students stay engaged in our learning throughout the day.

All of these options will give my students the opportunity to sit comfortably and move around while they are learning. I want them to feel comfortable and at home in our classroom. I cannot wait to see all of the things we can do with flexible seating!

Mrs. Lewis
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC716 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 16" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 4 $239.96
Therapist’s Choice Inflated Air-Filled Stability Balance Disc-Blue • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
Big Joe 0680562 Stack Chair, Turquoise Plush Bean Bag • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
WATINC Random 70 Pcs Squishies, Birthday Gifts for Kids Party Favors, Slow Rising Simulation Bread Squishies Stress Relief Toys Goodie Bags Egg Filler, Keychain Phone Straps, 1 Jumbo Squishies include • Amazon Business $26.69 1 $26.69

Materials cost

$412.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$469.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.84

Total project goal

$552.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$552.24

7 Donors

-$501.35

Donations toward project cost

-$426.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.45

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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