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Mrs. Brown from Tampa FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating: A New Way To Learn!

My students need wobbly chairs and bouncy ball chairs to help them stay focused while working. Flexible seating will strengthen our classroom environment and give students the option to move while learning.

  • $869 goal

This project expired on May 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 2nd grade classroom is full of diverse students from many different backgrounds. They all have different learning styles and abilities. My students come from all over the world and are excited to learn. I have set up my classroom so the students can work in small groups and have many opportunities to discuss and reflect on what they have learned. This builds confidence and independence.

I want to instill a love of learning.

I want to challenge them and engage them while teaching them how to respect others.

My Project

The objects I would like for my classroom will help so many of my 7 year old students learn. In 2nd grade, students love to move while working. These items are essentially large fidgets and allow them the flexibility to move while learning. Flexible seating is a choice provided to students that allows them to work around the room comfortably and focused. It provides students the environment they need to do their best. These seating arrangements can look wildly different from room to room, and the depth of implementation can too! Students do their best standing, kneeling, or in a number of positions that only little bodies find comfy.

I truly believe flexible seating is the way to make children eager to learn!

The rugs will go under the throw pillows that will serve as a low table to work on while using the math manipulatives centers. The bouncy bands will go around the desk of my ADHD students to help them sit when necessary. The wobble chairs will go around a table that the students can sit at to work independently and the bean bag chair is for the classroom library. I will use the bouncy chairs at my guided table for small group work.

Mrs. Brown
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Blue • Amazon Business $63.98 3 $191.94
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Blue - Toddler (10in) • Amazon Business $49.99 3 $149.97
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chairs (Black) ADHD Foot Fidgets • Amazon Business $13.95 4 $55.80
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 $53.99 1 $53.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Blue - Toddler (10in) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Green • Amazon Business $46.81 1 $46.81
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Rugs Living Room Floor Mat/cover Carpets Floor Rug Area Rug 4- Feet By 5- Feet (Green) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth RugsFluffy Anti-skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Living Room Carpet Comfy Bedroom Floor 4- Feet By 5- Feet (Blue) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
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 1 $16.99
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc,Blue,size: 13 inches / 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
YOUR SMILE Pure Square Decorative Throw Pillows Case Cushion Covers Shell Cotton Linen Blend 18 X 18 Inches , Pack of 2 (Green) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
YOUR SMILE Pure Square Decorative Throw Pillows Case Cushion Covers Shell Cotton Linen Blend 18 X 18 Inches , Pack of 2 (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$697.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$737.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.22

Total project goal

$868.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$868.12

14 Donors

-$643.12

Donations toward project cost

-$546.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.47

match offer

-$225.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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