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Ms. Christy from Porter TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortable Kids, Inspiring Minds

My students need balance ball chairs and stools for flexible seating in the classroom to increase collaboration, to provide a welcoming and comfortable environment, and to expand interaction between children in the classroom.

  • $467 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Over the years, I have strictly taught at Title I schools. The students driving the need for Title I schools come from low-income families, including poverty, low socioeconomically status, and students who qualify for free or reduced lunches. The individual living situations and daily struggles that some of these students face are more to process than one might believe.

Students from these backgrounds often face situations at home that make it difficult, if not impossible, to strictly maintain their focus on academics and personal achievement.

These incredible students have multiple needs that come before mastering the art of figurative language or reading on-level books.

I strive to provide my students with a safe and predictable environment in hopes that I can help improve their overall physical and emotional health. My students are hard workers, they are capable of breaking the generational poverty gap, they are often starving for attention and love, they are deserving of a chance to succeed regardless of the hurdles that stand in their way, they are the future.

My Project

I want to provide my students with flexible seating options that will initiate choice, community, physical comfort, and a safe and pleasant environment. I have chosen a variety of seating options such as balance ball chairs, stools, and yoga balls to my project as I believe these options will be of high interest.

It has been proven that a student's learning environment has a direct impact on student achievement and can improve their performance during the learning process.

I have personally witnessed students change in commitment and in behavior due to making the classroom "ours," and I would love to be able to increase the seating options available in the classroom!

Ms. Christy
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Roundhill Furniture Tuchico Contemporary Fabric Accent Chair, Tan • Amazon Business $89.08 1 $89.08
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $69.98 1 $69.98
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple/Pink • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
WALIKI TOYS Chair Ball with Feet (Adult (13-101 29"/75CM)) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
WALIKI TOYS Adult Size Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School and office, Pump Included, 30"/75CM, Green) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
5-Year DOP - Furniture Plan ($50-100) • Amazon Business $14.20 1 $14.20

Materials cost

$361.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$396.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.99

Total project goal

$466.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$466.61

4 Donors

-$242.20

Donations toward project cost

-$205.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.33

Matching donations from our partners

-$224.41

Match offers toward project cost

-$190.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.66

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$0.00

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