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Mr. Smith from Aitkin MN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy In Our Room!

My students need comfortable seating options like beanbags and soft seats.

  • $358 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful group of highly energetic 3rd graders. They love to be able to move around and be comfortable as they're learning. This group does not work well in a traditional classroom setting. They work best having a variety of seating options and being able to have choices in where they learn best.

My students come from a variety of backgrounds and financial situations.

Many students receive free and reduced lunches. These students love learning and I want to give them the best learning environment to achieve their academic goals.

My Project

The soft seats and bean bags will allow my students to feel empowered by having choices of where they will learn best and be comfortable throughout our classroom; beanbags and soft seats. Students who feel empowered in the classroom typically display better behavior and will work harder.

There are numerous benefits to flexible seating such as the burning of more calories, using up extra energy, improving metabolism, increased motivation and engagement, better oxygen flow to the brain, and improving their core strength and posture.

I want my students to have a classroom where they feel empowered and can make choices for themselves to better prepare them for the real world.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CK30GR - Big Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
CK30BU - Big Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
CK30RD - Big Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371YE - Soft Seat - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371VT - Soft Seat - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371RG - Soft Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371RD - Soft Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$269.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$303.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.64

Total project goal

$357.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$357.60

6 Donors

-$353.19

Donations toward project cost

-$303.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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