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Ms. Guzman from Albuquerque NM is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortability and Positive Rapport

My students need the cushion seats to be more comfortable when writing and reading in their seats. I have five students with intellectual disabilities and I feel the cushion seats will benefit them.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from different backgrounds and socioeconomic status. They are five students with intellectual disability. It is a very hard group. I am their third teacher this year. They feel unwanted and betray. They do not trust anyone right now. I want to gain their trust back. Before I can teach I need to meet their basic needs and one of those is to feel secure and wanted. My students are very sweet and eager to learn. They just need motivation.

My Project

I am making a safe place for my students. I will use the canopy and the bean bags for the safe place. My students have had a rough year. I am their third teacher in the year and they do not trust anyone now. I feel that creating a safe place for them might create a little trust and I can start building a positive rapport with them. The safe place will be used as a calming down sanctuary. There will be calming down strategies and breathing techniques. They need to feel wanted. So, in a way is like a gift for them, but it will be used for so much more. The cushion seats will make their bodies rest and be more comfortable while seating and learning.

Ms. Guzman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wiggle Seat - Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Certified Ages 6+ - Blue • Amazon Business $24.99 5 $124.95
Big Joe Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $29.88 2 $59.76
Comfort Blue Star Dreamy Children Hanging Lace Mosquito Net Canopy Curtain • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99

Materials cost

$210.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.03

Total project goal

$286.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.89

1 Donor

-$286.89

Donations toward project cost

-$243.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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