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Ms. Anderson from Eldon IA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fabulous Flexible Seating for 5th Grade!

My students need folding saucer chairs, coffee tables, floor cushions, bookcases, exercise balls, lap desks, ottoman benches, end tables kick bands.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Wow!, where do I even start? This year has held so many new adventures and growth for each student. My students absolutely love it when we change things up and make things our own. It can be with projects, math activities, reading groups- you name it and they love it when we are able to try something a little bit different. Every personality is very different, which makes each day a surprise. With these students we see a need for attention and constant positive encouragement. The county of our school district has been ranked as one of the lowest socioeconomic school districts in the state. This opens up our eyes to a lot of need for improved classroom management, curriculum, and other materials. These students are so excited when we try something new and different because they are not able to always do those different and fun things at home. I strive to provide each student with a unique experience at school so that they can have a great school experience and have a desire to become life-long learners.

My Project

Hello! My 5th grade class is so excited to see if we can raise enough money to provide a flexible seating environment for our classroom!

Having a classroom that has a positive learning environment could dramatically change how my students would look at learning everyday.

I have a strong desire to make sure all students are not only getting what they really need at school academically, but also getting what they need socially and emotionally. I've read a lot of articles, and spoken with teachers who have incorporated flexible seating with tools like excercise balls and floor cushions for their students. They have stated how well the students have adjusted to learning with flexible seating. This has been really inspiring to hear about how a creative learning space can really transform students and focusing on learning.

I have an extremely diverse class this year and their needs could be met in so many different ways with flexible seating. I have told each of my students about the possibility of flexible seating and they have had some great input! Please consider making a donation for flexible seating. I'm not one to ask for donations, but I am sure that this would benefit my students greatly! You have no idea how much this would truly help us! Thank you so much in advance!

Ms. Anderson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 68 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Otto & Ben 45" SMART LIFT TOP Ottoman Bench - Light Grey / Folding Storage Ottoman / Stool / Linen Fabric • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98
Folding Saucer Moon Chair Short Plush Faux Fur Padded Club Seat Adult Size (Black) • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
DHP Parsons Modern Coffee Table, Dark Espresso • Amazon Business $29.32 2 $58.64
Exercise Ball, Ball Chair 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Resistance Bands & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Ball with Ring (Silver), 65cm) • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Lesic Cotton 21.7x21.7inches Round Solid Color Reversible Grey Cushion Chair Pad, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Comfort Products Small Modern Bookshelf, Espresso • Amazon Business $22.63 1 $22.63
Furinno 12127EX/BK Simplistic End Table, Espresso/Black, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $18.14 1 $18.14
NeeBooFit Resistance Loop Band Set - Best Fitness Exercise Bands for Working Out or Physical Therapy - 12x2 Inches (10-pack Green/Light) • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Large Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk for Bed Sofa Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Students Young Color(Purple) • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
Large Bed Tray NNEWVANTE Laptop Desk Lap Desk Foldable Portable Standing Outdoor Camping Table, Breakfast Reading Tray Holder for Couch Floor Adults Students Kids Young Color(Blue) • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40

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