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Ms. Schmidt from Spearfish SD is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Differentiated Seating

My students need a variety of flexible seating options for diverse learners.

  • $771 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a 2nd-grade classroom from small town South Dakota. We are growing and learning in the same small, tight-knit, school community that inspired me to be a teacher. They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and questioners. They are mini inspirations to themselves and others around them, even if they don't know it yet. They are budding ambassadors, world travelers, scientists, entrepreneurs, teachers... They are our future and I want to give them a great start to their long successful career.

My Project

The variety of seating options I am requesting will be used by a second-grade classroom full of diverse learners for years to come. The seating choices give students the ability to find a learning environment that enables them to work more comfortably. They will have the option to sit, stand, or wiggle while learning.

Simple in-class activities can boost performance.

Studies suggest that children who participate in short bouts of physical activity within the classroom have more on-task behavior, with the best improvement seen in students who are least on-task initially.

Wiggle seats, ball chairs, and wiggle bands allow students who have trouble sitting still to move without distracting other students. The adjustable activity table can be used for students to stand or sit on the floor. Your donations will go to supplying a variety of flexible seating options for a group of diverse learners. Thank you for all of your support!

Ms. Schmidt
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore -The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $64.95 2 $129.90
Flash Furniture 23.625''W x 47.25''L Rectangular Green Plastic Height Adjustable Activity Table with Grey Top • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Blue) • Amazon Business $15.99 6 $95.94
ECR4Kids Natural Bentwood Children's Table and Chair, Birch Finish with Red Cushions (3-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $75.24 1 $75.24
Guidecraft Kiddie Rocker Couch, Light Green • Amazon Business $69.47 1 $69.47
Storex Large File Crate, 17.25 x 14.25 x 10.5", Classroom Blue, Case of 3 (61460U03C) • Amazon Business $28.68 2 $57.36
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chair (Blue) • Amazon Business $13.95 4 $55.80

Materials cost

$583.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$654.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.51

Total project goal

$770.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$770.07

1 Donor

-$770.07

Donations toward project cost

-$654.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$115.51

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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