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Mrs. McLafferty from Columbus OH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Classroom Make-over!

My students need flexible seating in our classroom to help all students to focus and to be engaged while learning in the classroom.

  • $632 goal

This project expired on August 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an urban elementary school that services students from various economic backgrounds. Many of our students rely on the school to provide a healthy breakfast and lunch for them. We strive to make school a safe place in our students lives. Many of our students do not have a stable home or family and depend on our stability at school. Our students come to school eager to learn and always put forth their best effort, despite their home life.

My Project

Many of my students have a hard time sitting still for very long in the classroom setting and need a little help in keeping them engaged and focused. By having flexible seating, such as balance balls, stability ball chairs, and stools, it not only will keep them focused better, but more excited about coming to class each day because they will be allowed to CHOOSE in what type a seat they will get to learn in for the day! This gives the students a sense of control on how they will learn each day and will keep the students focused in all types of learning activities throughout the day.

Mrs. McLafferty
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 $50.49 3 $151.47
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Purple • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
Trideer Exercise Ball, Yoga Ball, Birthing Ball with Quick Pump, Anti-Burst & Extra Thick, Heavy Duty Ball Chair 45cm 55cm 65cm 75cm Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs (Office&Home) (Mint Green, 65cm) • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96
Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
Exercise Ball, Ball Chair 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Resistance Bands & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Ball with Ring (Green), 65cm) • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98

Materials cost

$499.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$536.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.74

Total project goal

$631.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$631.58

2 Donors

-$540.59

Donations toward project cost

-$536.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$90.99

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$0.00

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