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Mr. Knies from Speedway IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfortable Seating = More Learning!

Help me give my students a more comfortable and independent learning environment. The Surf Portable Lap Desks, floor chairs, and Bouncy Chair Bands will allow students much needed movement during their long school day.

  • $591 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from very different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are located in Speedway, IN., just outside of Indianapolis.

We celebrate growth in our room, and my students are very enthusiastic and self-motivated.

I allow them to move often but our options are very limited. Does anyone remember having to sit on uncomfortable chairs all day in a classroom? I do, and it wasn't fun. My students would not only love more comfortable seating options, they would also excel with them. My expectations are very clear when it comes to getting work done, and I am very confident that my students would be very grateful with more seating options to continue to grow and push themselves as young learners.

My Project

Our classroom is currently set up with limited choices in seating. I provide many opportunities to move and engage in active discussions and projects. However, when students are asked to work independently, they are left with their chairs and desks.

I can picture the looks on my students' faces if they were able to walk in and see new furniture options.

The bands would allow for movement at their desks without causing distractions. The lap desks, garden mats, and floor chairs would allow comfortable floor seating for independent work. Our stools would provide comfortable seating during our small group lessons. My class would thrive with more seating options!

Mr. Knies
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Floor Chair Adjustable NNEWVANTE Back Support Chair Foldable Mediation Seating Suede-Like Fabric Multiangle Cushioned Recliner Adults Kids Video-Gaming Reading Watching, Navy • Amazon Business $60.99 2 $121.98
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
Kids Floor Seats, 6-Pack-16 inch KinderCushion, Comfortable 2 inches Thick Circles, Story Time Cushions for School or Home, Alternative Seating, Yellow Blue Green Red Purple Orange • Amazon Business $69.95 1 $69.95
Fat Catalog Assorted Color Metal Stack Stool with Padded Seat, ALT1100SO (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $66.55 1 $66.55
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Bands for Kids - Alternative Flexible Seating Classroom Supplies for Elementary School - ADHD Sensory Fidgets for Classroom Chairs - Bounce Fidget Band by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Set of 4 - Foam Kneeling Pads Garden Knee Mat / Gardening Seat Cushion • Amazon Business $10.15 5 $50.75

Materials cost

$465.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.62

Total project goal

$590.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$590.81

11 Donors

-$295.40

Donations toward project cost

-$251.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.31

match offer

-$295.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$251.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.31

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$0.00

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