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Mrs. Stoeckel from Saint Paul MN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible and Fun!

My students need Ball Chairs, Wobble Stools, Lap Trays and Rocker Chairs.

  • $693 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a third grade teacher in East Saint Paul, Minnesota. My students come from a wide range of backgrounds and the school has a 77% rate of free and reduced lunches. These kiddos have a lot of energy and flexible seating will allow them to release this energy, in a way that will keep them engaged in the learning process.

With flexible seating these kiddos will excel in the learning process.

They will no longer have to worry about keeping their bodies still in a traditional classroom. The kiddos will be able to choose what is comfortable for them in order to succeed.

My Project

Flexible seating will provide my students with an environment that is not only engaging but successful. Students will be given a choice in their learning and be able to work in a way that is comfortable for them. When students are able to release this energy it allows them to concentrate on their learning.

This style of seating will help students maintain focus, while increasing motivation and engagement.

This also increases student responsibility and teaches them to make choices that will benefit their learning within the classroom. Ball chairs, rocker chairs, lap trays, and wobble stools will allow students to be flexible within the classroom which in turn increases motivation, engagement, and their ability to focus. Please help me give my students a classroom that will encompass their love of learning while allowing them to release energy in a healthy manner.

Mrs. Stoeckel
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids ACE Active Core Engagement Stool for Kids, 18-Inch H, Grey • Amazon Business $83.22 5 $416.10
Ableware 764170000 Bed Tray, Assorted • Amazon Business $19.00 6 $114.00
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 $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$550.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$588.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.82

Total project goal

$692.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.15

3 Donors

-$617.15

Donations toward project cost

-$524.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.57

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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