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  • $484 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Draughn
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Fantastic Flexible Seating

My students need flexible seating options that will help keep them energized and engaged while learning.

My Students

In my science classroom, you will find learners that are very diverse, but all share some of the same qualities. They are all curious, inquisitive, creative, and enthusiastic learners. I love these qualities in my students because it makes teaching science an absolute joy.

On any given day in my classroom, you will see students laughing, critically-thinking, struggling and excelling.

I strive to give them a challenging environment that will encourage their strengths and strengthen their weaknesses. While this is not always easy, my students make it worth it every single day.

My Project

Since my students have a variety of ability levels and learning styles, the flexible seating options I hope to provide for my students will help them choose where they will learn best and allow them to wiggle while they work. Students often have a difficult time staying focused while working on tasks, especially for prolonged periods of time. I chose the Bouncy Kick Bands, CanDo Inflatable Donut Balls, Wobble Cushions, Kore Wobble Chairs, and the Surf Portable Lap Desks for alternative seating options that offer more comfort and movement than your typical classroom desk and chair. The Bouncy Kick Bands might appeal to students who may want to sit at a regular desk, but still be able to get some energy out while they learn. The CanDo Inflatable Donut Balls and Wobble Cushions might be for students who may want to sit closer to the floor and still be able to move around a bit. The Kore Wobble Chairs might be for students who are more active sitters. The Surf Portable Lap Desks will allow students to be able to move anywhere in the room and work.

I feel as though these flexible seating options will help students be able to take their education into their own hands and decide where and how they learn best.

I have slowly incorporated flexible seating into my classroom by providing my students with several options such as bean bags, bungee chairs, yoga balls, stools, and pillows, but I don't have enough options for every student, yet. These options proved to motivate and engage, so adding more would be fantastic. This is why I need your help in making my classroom the best possible learning environment for my students and motivating them to stay active and focused while they work.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for all ages, Toddler thru Pre-Teen; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Orange - Pre-Teen, 18" • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Pre-Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Purple • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue • Amazon Business $31.19 2 $62.38
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Bands for Kids - Alternative Flexible Seating Classroom Solution for School Students with ADHD, ADD, Fidgety Feet - Bounce & Stretch Fidget Bands for Chairs by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Yellow, 17.7" • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
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 $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$348.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.48

Total project goal

$483.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$483.18

7 Donors

-$321.71

Donations toward project cost

-$283.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.51

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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