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Ms. Silvas from Fort Worth TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating, Flexible Learning, and Flexible Thinking!

My students need flexible seating options like Bouncy Bands and Wobble Chairs to help them feel independent and important while keeping them engaged and comfortable.

  • $609 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are inquisitive, goal getting, kind hearted individuals that strive to create a welcoming classroom community. They don’t let their difficult circumstances overcome them which is often a daily struggle.

They are eager to learn and grow and become leaders in their community and just need that extra support to get them there.

With this extra funding my students will be able to break barriers and be able to feel like the successful and confident learners I know they are.

My Project

The resources I am asking for will directly benefit the productivity and success when it comes to my students' learning. My students have so much going on in their lives at home that sometimes it can be hard for them to concentrate in the classroom.

By giving my students alternative and flexible seating options they will be able to concentrate and focus more in the classroom.

There is no doubt that movement helps our minds concentrate better so these seating options will enable my students to engage in slight movement as they work. The wobble chairs will be used for students that enjoy a little more constant movement as they work. The bouncy bands will be used for students that like to move or rock their feet while working. While the cushions will be used for students who enjoy working more comfortably sitting on the floor.

These flexible seating options will really make a huge difference in my students' ability to learn and be successful students.

Ms. Silvas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 21 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - 14" H Color: Blue • Teachers' School Supply $69.99 4 $279.96
Bouncy Bands for Chairs Color: Black Support Pipe • Teachers' School Supply $13.95 6 $83.70
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Square, Blue (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $77.29 1 $77.29

Materials cost

$440.95

Vendor shipping charges

$40.00

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$517.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.33

Total project goal

$608.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$608.89

8 Donors

-$447.13

Donations toward project cost

-$381.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.57

match offer

-$160.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$136.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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