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Mrs. Marino from Port Chester NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Flexible Seating Paradise

My students need these lap desks, stability balls, stools, and cushions in order to implement flexible seating in our classroom so students can be engaged and be held accountable of their learning!

  • $508 goal

This project expired on October 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I teach come from different backgrounds where diversity is celebrated every day! We love learning about each others' cultures and understand that our differences are what make our classroom unique.

It's wonderful to see how my students celebrate each others' success and rally around in support of each other when facing obstacles.

They are a caring and empathetic group, and we are always trying to find ways to make our learning fun and engaging!

I teach in a Tier 1 school, where over 90% of the students come from low-income families. Despite their many hardships, they come to school ready to learn every day.

My Project

Flexible seating is a great way to support a student-centered classroom. Students are given the power to take charge of their learning by choosing where they would like to learn in order to do their best. By incorporating flexible seating into our classroom, I want my students to increase their communication skills as well as better develop their decision making skills.

Being that my students come from low-income families, I know they will benefit (and greatly enjoy) this type of classroom set up.

My students have never had access to such wonderful resources, and I know that having a lap desk or a stability ball will give each student the option of choosing to work independently or with a group.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $23.99 5 $119.95
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Sea Foam • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Green) • Amazon Business $15.99 4 $63.96
GreenForest Office Task Desk Chair Adjustable Mid Back Home Children Study Chair, Turquoise • Amazon Business $57.90 1 $57.90
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stool, 17 3/4" Height, 11 3/4" Width, 11 3/4" Length, Black with Silver Legs (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $53.77 1 $53.77

Materials cost

$395.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.15

Total project goal

$507.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$507.66

1 Donor

-$507.66

Donations toward project cost

-$431.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.15

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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