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Ms. Simpson from Rockville MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortable Learning!

Help me give my students some flexible seating choices for their learning with bean bag chairs and balance balls.

  • $615 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my second year teaching. I have a culturally diverse classroom where many of my students are bilingual. In order to provide my students with a meaningful learning experience, they will need a variety of cozy places in the classroom to work independently, with a peer, and with myself.

My fourth grade students have a lot of energy and love to work together in groups.

Having a variety of options for places to sit or things to use in the classroom will help create a strong classroom community as well as more focused and motivated students.

My Project

Help give my students flexible seating that allows them to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently, my students are able to work at different tables, laying on the carpet with a clipboard, or working at their desks. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. Currently, I have a few crate seats and regular stools. The bean bag chairs and balance balls will provide my students with variety for how and where they want to sit.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC574BU - Flex-Space Jumbo Beanbag Seat - 41" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 2 $358.00
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 4 $99.96

Materials cost

$457.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$522.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.17

Total project goal

$614.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$614.48

7 Donors

-$480.66

Donations toward project cost

-$416.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.60

Matching donations from our partners

-$125.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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