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Mrs. Vargas from Houston TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

FLEX for the Best Environment

My students need the soft seats, core wobble chairs and Hokki stools to encourage not only having choice in their classroom, but to also stay invested in their own learning and education.

  • $1,063 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach multiple classes each day at a title one school where over 90 percent of students are on free or reduced lunch. Together we talk about how important it is to work hard and where that will lead us. My students consistently ensure that they complete each task to their best ability and make use of every minute that they are in the classroom. My students have found a way to push through and really hone in on the skills necessary to grow personally and academically. Unfortunately during Hurricane Harvey, many of my students lost not only their homes, but all of their belongings too. They can easily recall the traumatic events that took place during that disaster. Many of them worried about how to get out of the water, where to go after, and where their next meal would come from. When they come to school, I have an opportunity to help them forget about the struggle of having to start over and rebuild. My hope is to make them feel as comfortable as possible and create and environment that allows them to learn to highest degree.

My Project

Students come in and find their spot in the classroom where they will be the most successful. For most students, they choose to sit somewhere other than a boring plastic chair. The wobble seats, hokki stools, wobble cushions, and soft seats will be integrated into our everyday learning and used immensely.

My goal is to make our entire classroom full of different seating options.

With all of the pressure from STAAR, this gives students an opportunity to use voice and choice in the classroom. Students are responsible for their own learning and these tools will help students to focus better.

Mrs. Vargas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
15 " Limited Susan B. Komen Pink Hokki Stool • Kaplan Early Learning Company $90.91 2 $181.82
Safco Products 9424GR Wood Adjustable Literature Organizer, 36 Compartment, Gray • Amazon Business $102.15 1 $102.15
Kore Adjustable Wobble Chair 15.5"--21.5" - Black • Kaplan Early Learning Company $100.29 1 $100.29
Kore Adjustable Wobble Chair 15.5"--21.5" - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $100.29 1 $100.29
Kore Adjustable Wobble Chair 15.5"--21.5" - Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $100.29 1 $100.29
Kore Adjustable Wobble Chair 15.5"--21.5" - Purple • Kaplan Early Learning Company $100.29 1 $100.29
Kore Adjustable Wobble Chair 15.5"--21.5" - Primary Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $100.29 1 $100.29
Special Supplies Kid’s Rubber Bouncy Chair Bands (12-Pack) Promotes Calming Focus, Fidget & Stress Relief | Supports Sensory Needs for ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism | Fits Classroom Desks • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
DD371RD - Soft Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD371VT - Soft Seat - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$860.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$903.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$159.39

Total project goal

$1,062.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,062.62

6 Donors

-$531.30

Donations toward project cost

-$451.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.69

match offer

-$531.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$451.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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