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Mrs. Best from Newton KS is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Express Energy in a Positive Way!

Help me give my students the opportunity to have flexible seating in the classroom that will enable them to be comfortable and express their energy in a positive way!

  • $365 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom ranges from 20-23 students from the ages of 4-6. My students walk into my classroom with smiles and the warmest of hugs. They are excited to learn and always full of energy. I love teaching this age, because their little minds are sponges and can absorb so much within a year.

Kindergarten is the foundation to help a child grow emotionally, socially, and academically and I get to be a huge part of that.

I get to set up a positive learning experience for my students that will forever mold their mindset of education for the future. Everyday is a new adventure in my classroom and my students are the reason I enjoy my job so much!

My Project

My students come to me and some really struggle sitting in control and finding ways to be actively engaged. The flexible seating materials will allow them to move in a positive way, while staying focused. Not all students learn the same way, so this will give them the opportunity to move and find how they learn the best.

Having options and choices will encourage my students to be excited about learning and will want to come to school.

They will be comfortable and energized, because they are provided with opportunities to get up and move. Students will be able to sit on wobble chairs, lay on the floor with clipboards, sit on the floor with a writing table, bounce on balance balls, or wiggle their legs with the fidget bands. So many options!

Mrs. Best
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KinderMat, Blue KinderCrate, 6-Pack of 13.5 inch KinderCushions and Sturdy Storage Container, 2 inches Thick Squares Story Time Cushions, Alternative Seating, Yellow Blue Green Red Purple Orange • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Kore Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom, Preschool, Kindergarten & Elementary School - Made in The USA - Age 4-5 yrs, Purple (12in) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Kore Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom, Preschool, Kindergarten & Elementary School - Made in The USA - Age 4-5 yrs, Blue (12in) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Basicwise QI003253G Kids Lap Desk Tray, Portable Activity Table, Green • Amazon Business $18.31 2 $36.62
Clipboards (Set of 30) by Office Solutions Direct! ECO Friendly Hardboard Clipboard Pack, Low Profile Clip Standard A4 Letter Size, Classroom Supplies • Amazon Business $24.45 1 $24.45
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Pink, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.28 1 $16.28

Materials cost

$247.30

Vendor shipping charges

$11.73

State sales tax

$17.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$310.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.74

Total project goal

$364.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$364.91

3 Donors

-$300.00

Donations toward project cost

-$262.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$56.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$47.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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