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Mrs. Johnson from Erie PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Classroom

My students need flexible seating to make them feel more comfortable in the classroom so that they can learn to the best of their ability.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are learning support students who struggle everyday with learning due to their deficits not only in learning but also because they are from an area of high poverty. My students need to learn social skills in order to understand how to work together with others, gain friendships, be able to work in the classroom with students during centers time, recess and just their everyday learning of their core subjects. When students know how to work well with others they will also be more successful in the classroom and the classroom will have a calm and comfortable feeling for the students. It is important for students to feel comfortable in their classroom so they are confident and ready to learn. This will not only make the students successful in the classroom but also in their community.

I want to see all of my students succeed in the classroom by building friendships as well as being successful in the classroom.

Respect for others and their space is so important for students to learn.

My Project

I want to give my students a comfortable atmosphere so that they can learn to the best of their ability. This allows the students to be comfortable, feel like they get a say in the classroom so that they want to learn and pay attention in the classroom. It will also give students a break from the traditional seating in the classroom and allow them choices like sitting on the floor, sitting in a different style seat. This will allow students to focus more on learning and allow students to feel like they are able to complete their assignments in a comfortable way. I want students to feel like they are able to get choices on where they sit and still be able to learn and be successful in the classroom. This will definitely help my students a lot. We need the rug for our classroom so that the students can read in their reading nook, and we need the stability ball chairs to allow different seating options in the classroom for kids when they are working independently. We also need lap desks for students to be able to sit on the floor and use their computer or write on their assignments. Flexible seating allows the students to take charge of their learning and choose a location in the classroom that works best for them. During independent work times the students are able to choose where they want to sit. Maybe it would be a different style chair, on the floor using a lap desk, or even when reading in a reading nook.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Office & Home & Classroom) (Ball with Ring (Mint Green), 75cm) • Amazon Business $34.99 4 $139.96
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
LEEVAN Modern Non-Slip Backing Machine Washable Round Area Rug Living Room Bedroom Children Playroom Soft Flannel Microfiber Carpet Floor Mat Home Decor 4' Diameter, Teal Mandala • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99

Materials cost

$285.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.51

Total project goal

$376.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.75

1 Donor

-$376.75

Donations toward project cost

-$320.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.51

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$0.00

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