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Mrs. Jean from Fort Kent ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex Seating... More Space, More Options!

Help me give my students a variety of flexible seating options where they have voice and choice!

  • $545 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We live in northern Maine. My students come primarily from middle to low-income households; therefore resources are often very limited.

I have a classroom filled with amazing learners!

“Our classroom environments should be conducive to open collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking. This simply cannot be done when kids are sitting in rows of desks all day.” (Benjamin Franklin International School). I want my learners to have voice and choice. I want to provide them with flexible seating options. These would allow them to have access to various choices.

My Project

These flexible seating options will provide alternative choices for learners to use in our classroom. My learners love to sit wherever they want! They pick what fits best for them! We use flexible seating during our math stations, when writing, doing STEM, and even just to sit and enjoy a good book. The engagement we get when our learners choose their seating is amazing!

It’s no secret that children need to move!

Flexible seating helps make learning fun! With these new flexible seating options, my learners will be able to choose from a variety of seating options that will allow them to move about and get comfy. Flexible seating allows students to bounce, stand, wobble, kneel, and sit to suit their needs. This helps to increase blood flow, oxygen flow to the brain, and core strength. Flexible seating encourages learners to share space and supplies, allows them to find comfortable positions throughout the classroom, and encourages them to take turns. My learners have shown great interest in the flexible seating we have now, and this project will provide them with many more options!

Mrs. Jean
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
Big Joe Cuddle Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Trademark Innovations Portable Multiuse Adjustable Recliner Stadium Seat (Black) • Amazon Business $30.91 2 $61.82
FDP Cali 12 inch Square Toddler Floor Cushions, Dirt-Resistant Coated Oxford Fabric, Flexible Seating for in-Home Learning, Classrooms, Preschools, Daycares (5-Piece) - Vibrant • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk, Laptop Stand, Writing Table, Kids’ Travel-Friendly Tray, Flexible Collaborative Seating for Teens and Adults, One-Piece Desk, GREENGUARD [Gold] Certified, Black • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $49.68 1 $49.68
Trideer Inflated Wobble Cushion-Flexible Seating Classroom(Extra Thick), Core Balance Disc(Multiple Colors), Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
CanDo Donut Exercise, Workout, Core Training, Swiss Stability Ball for Yoga, Pilates and Balance Training in Gym, Office or Classroom. Blue, 85 cm W x 40 cm • Amazon Business $17.87 2 $35.74
Safavieh Courtyard Collection CY6243-246 Grey and Beige Indoor/ Outdoor Round Area Rug (4' Diameter) • Amazon Business $29.24 1 $29.24
12 Pcs Colorful Dry Erase Dots Circles White Board Marker Removable Vinyl Dot Wall Decal for School Teaching (11.8 inch) Self-Adhesive • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$399.40

Vendor shipping charges

$7.48

State sales tax

$19.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$462.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.68

Total project goal

$544.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$544.52

7 Donors

-$394.52

Donations toward project cost

-$335.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.18

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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