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Mrs. Plante from Grand Forks ND is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible and Fun in Kindergarten

My students need alternatives to traditional seating options such as floor mats, beanbag seats, and yoga balls to maximize their focus on learning!

  • $520 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kinder-kids are excited and motivated to learn and they are important to me! We encourage each other and help each other when needed. We learn together, laugh together and grow together. I strive to provide my students with a classroom environment conducive to learning for all types of learners. We are a Title I school with many of our students that live in high poverty homes and receive free or reduced lunches. We are 85% free/reduced lunch with 45% English language learners.

We are a very culturally diverse group that love learning together in kindergarten!

I love each one of my kids and each one plays a special part of our classroom family. With that being said, I want to provide my students with a variety of seating options to help them be actively engaged and learn best.

My Project

My kindergartners need the freedom to move and wiggle while they learn! By offering my students choice in seating, they will be able to choose an alternative seat that best fits their needs. These flexible seating options will benefit children of all learning styles.

Since students achieve more when they are comfortable, what better way to do so than through flexible seating!

Some of these options I hope to give my students are lap trays, balance ball desk chairs, bean bag chairs, standing table, and yoga mats . All of these options will provide an avenue for energy release, which leads to higher student engagement and focus.

Mrs. Plante
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Winsome Obsidian Pub Table Round Black Mdf Top with Black Leg And Base - 23.7-Inch Top, 39.76-Inch Height • Amazon Business $74.79 1 $74.79
Exercise Ball,Yoga Ball,Birthing Ball with Quick Pump, Anti-Burst & Extra Thick Heavy Duty Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs (Office&Home) (Red, 45cm) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
CK20RD - Little Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CK20BU - Little Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CK20GR - Little Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
BalanceFrom Go Yoga All Purpose Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap, Purple • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
BalanceFrom Go Yoga All Purpose Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap, Gray • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Thick Exercise Yoga Floor Mat Nbr 24 X 71 Inches Great for Camping Cardio Workouts Pilates Gymnastics (Dark Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Thick Exercise Yoga Floor Mat Nbr 24 X 71 Inches Great for Camping Cardio Workouts Pilates Gymnastics (Red) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Thick Exercise Yoga Floor Mat Nbr 24 X 71 Inches Great for Camping Cardio Workouts Pilates Gymnastics (Green) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LAP TRAYS ASST COLORS • School Specialty $9.55 1 $9.55
LAP TRAYS ASST COLORS • School Specialty $9.55 1 $9.55

Materials cost

$381.69

Vendor shipping charges

$1.91

State sales tax

$22.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$441.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.91

Total project goal

$519.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$519.38

4 Donors

-$259.69

Donations toward project cost

-$220.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.95

match offer

-$259.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$220.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.95

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$0.00

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