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Mrs. Centofranchi from Escondido CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Seating for Creative Minds

Help me give my students the flexible seating they need to be creative.

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each and every day, I am inspired by my students. Many of my students live in poverty, some have also suffered trauma beyond what any 8 year old experience. Yet each day, they come to school and greet me at the door with a handshake and a big smile. You see, school is the place where they feel safe, a place where they can just be an 8 year old kid dreaming about the opportunities the future may one day hold for them.

My Project

Children need to move, these chairs will allow students to easily move about the room as they collaborate with fellow students.

Research has shown that physical activity is linked to higher academic performance, better health, and improved behavior.

Flexible seating helps to keep young minds focused and alert.

Some immediate benefits of incorporating flexible seating into a classroom can include: better oxygen flow to the brain, higher ability to concentrate, improved memory retention, less stress, excess energy is used up, improved physical fitness, and increased motivation.

These seats also stimulate students' sense of touch. This type of stimulation can help students stay focused for longer periods of time and are especially helpful for students with ADHD, ADD, and ASD.

Mrs. Centofranchi
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405GA - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 4 $219.96

Materials cost

$219.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.25

Total project goal

$321.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.64

4 Donors

-$298.76

Donations toward project cost

-$262.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.99

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.38

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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