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Mrs. Marsh from Okeechobee FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Different Seating for Different Students!

Help me give my students chair bands, stools, lap desks and balance ball chairs.

  • $654 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing and creative children. About half of them come from lower class families that barely have anything at home and look to school for safety and stability. We are literally all they have to look forward too.

I teach ELA and have two very different sets of students.

I start my morning with the lowest kids in 5th grade. About half of them have learning disabilities or a language barrier. These students still manage to come to school every day and try their hardest.

My second class are the higher students of 5th grade. Even though they are brilliant, they have their own set of challenges.

My Project

Everyone knows that no two people are exactly the same. Well, in a classroom the same idea applies. No two students are the same. Some students want to sit, some stand, some just cannot get comfortable in the hard, one piece desk our 5th grade classroom currently has.

My goal for this project is to be able to give my students the opportunities to be comfortable in their seat.

I want them to be able to focus on reading and not worry about the hard chair they're in or if they're blocking someone's view.

Comfort makes things easier. If these children can find comfort in their classroom I believe they could spend more time and energy focusing on the curriculum, which is why I chose a variety of seating choices. From balance ball chairs, to laptop desks, to bouncy bands, and stools. These students have the option they need to sit comfortably.

Mrs. Marsh
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
ECR4Kids The Surf - Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
Gaiam Classic Backless Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $47.98 4 $191.92
Fat Catalog Assorted Color Metal Stack Stool with Padded Seat, ALT1100SO (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $67.97 1 $67.97
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 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$517.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.05

Total project goal

$653.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$653.69

5 Donors

-$494.00

Donations toward project cost

-$419.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.10

match offer

-$159.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.95

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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