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Mrs. Helmer from Broken Arrow OK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for 1st Gade!

Help me give my students more flexible seating options, so we can wiggle while we work!

  • $561 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my second year teaching first grade. My students are learning how to be independent!

We are a Title I school, meaning many of our students come from poverty-stricken homes.

Some of them do not have parental support at home after school. Therefore, they are excited to come to school and learn. I love bringing them new and exciting ways to learn.

Your funding will help them learn interactively about phonics, addition, and shapes. These are very needed skills for them to be successful.

My Project

I have been slowly working to build our flexible seating options. It seems to really help my students if they have a choice in their seating. My students seem to be more productive and task centered when they have an option to their seating.

Flexible seating allows them to wiggle while they work!

This ensures that they have a safe time and place to get some of their movement out. Listening is a learned skill. Many of my students are working hard to listen. I have found that if they are able to wiggle at non listening times they are more focused when it is time to listen.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
mDesign Plastic File Folder Bin Storage Organizer - Vertical with Handle - Holds Notebooks, Binders, Envelopes, Magazines - Container for Home Office and Work Desktops - 4 Pack - Light Gray • Amazon Business $36.99 6 $221.94
FDP SoftScape Butterfly Stool Modular Seating Set for Toddlers and Kids, Colorful Flexible Seating for Classrooms and Daycares (6-Piece Set) - Assorted • Amazon Business $124.98 1 $124.98
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 $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$406.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$476.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.03

Total project goal

$560.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$560.20

3 Donors

-$257.58

Donations toward project cost

-$238.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

match offer

-$280.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$238.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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