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Ms. Kroot from Vernon Hills IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex Seating, We're Lovin' It!

My students need flexible seating options to provide autonomy and make their classroom a safe, comfortable haven for learning!

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is comprised of 8 and 9-year-old 3rd graders from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds! We are a large district located in the Midwest with a very diverse student population. Many of our students are English Language Learners and speak several different languages including: English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese and Arabic.

Teaching is a work of heart, and my students take up a large portion of my heart year after year.

I want to give my students a classroom that makes them feel loved, comfortable and supported in their learning! The students in my classroom have many different ability levels. There are students who need extra support to reach their full potential, as well as students that require above grade level enrichment.

My Project

Current research suggests that student choice elevates student engagement and increases learning. Alternate seating options are one way to offer student choice while creating an environment conducive to optimal learning. My aspiration is to make our classroom a place where everyone feels comfortable and can be successful in their learning environment.

In setting up my new classroom, I am striving to make a classroom that would be accessible for all kinds of learners as well as allow students more choice and encourage them to focus on their learning!

With help, I was able to adjust desk height to create standing desks and find tables that could be lowered to accommodate those that feel more comfortable on the floor. I am looking to add wobble cushions, yoga mats, and different sensory seats for students who seek an alternative kind of seating to help them to concentrate. My wish is to allow students autonomy and a chance to learn more about their learning preferences and style.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 6 $101.94
Urban Shop Bungee Chair, Grey • Amazon Business $44.73 2 $89.46
mDesign Office Supplies Desk Organizer Tote for Notebooks, Highlighters, Pens - Pack of 4, Small, Black • Amazon Business $36.99 2 $73.98
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chairs (Black) • Amazon Business $13.95 4 $55.80
PVC Yoga Mat 1/4” Thick Multi-Purpose Lightweight Pilates Fitness Mats Durable Washable Non-Slip Surfaces Sweat-Proof Gym Workout Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrier Strap - 6 FT x 2 FT • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Best Stuffed Animal Storage Bean Bag Chair, Premium Cotton Canvas Toy Organizer for Kids Bedroom, Perfect Storage Solution for Plush Toys, Blankets, Towels & Clothes Grey/White Stripes By T-Bugs • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
STERILITE 16959012 Mini Crate, Black, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$436.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$472.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.41

Total project goal

$556.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.08

6 Donors

-$403.14

Donations toward project cost

-$387.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.47

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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