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Ms. Berger from Lorton VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidgety First Graders Need Flexible Seating

My students need flexible seating options for them to choose from in order to maximize learning and create an engaging classroom environment.

  • $541 goal

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My Students

My students are a group of creative, eager to learn, kind, and hardworking kids. The students in my class all come from different backgrounds including their socioeconomic status, religion, race, parent involvement, and so much more. This mix of students comes together to make a welcoming classroom community that has understanding and empathy for one another.

The students in my classroom are collaborators that have a desire to grow in their learning.

They work together to help one another be the best student they can be when whey enter our classroom.

My Project

My classroom is currently filled with 26 first graders sitting at 26 desks. By the end of the long school day, they are wiggling out of their seats. Research shows that when students are comfortable, they learn more.

Just like we don't teach all kids the same way because we know they don't all learn the same way, we can't expect them all to sit the same way.

These different seating options will allow students to find the option that works best for their learning. I will use the stools and balls as options for kids at a table. They will also have options on the floor with items that we already have in our classroom. We will use the bins to store each child's supplies, as they will no longer have a designated desk to store their items in.

The students will be able to use these flexible seating options all throughout the day. This will help their comfort and focus during reading, math, science, social studies, etc.

Ms. Berger
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
TT769X - Neon Connect & Store Book Bins - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 5 $144.95
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"! - Grey - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black • Amazon Business $35.00 2 $70.00
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $16.98 4 $67.92

Materials cost

$422.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$459.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.03

Total project goal

$540.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$540.22

10 Donors

-$370.22

Donations toward project cost

-$314.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.53

match offer

-$170.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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