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Ms. Rote from Egg Harbor City NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for a Growing Mind and Body

Help me give my students flexible seating options in the classroom to empower their world.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group fun and spirited individuals, who make the best of any situation. Since there are a variety of learning styles used in our classroom, each day is unique.

Even though our students live in an under privileged area, we make the best of each and every day with the resources we are provided.

We focus on being positive and starting each day with a smile. We try to make school a priority for these students and stress the importance of attendance. By making school more fun and engaging, we can make students want to come to school each day.

My Project

Sometimes choice makes all of the difference between success and failure. I have learned that when I give students the option to control their learning environment, they tend to feel empowered. This makes them try harder and show more effort in their studies. I want to give them every opportunity to make choices that work best for them, including their seating.

I am asking for a variety of chairs that the students will be able to chose from when working.

This includes an inflatable chair, bean bag chairs, and Exercise Ball chairs. We'll also use the area rug for the classroom.

I am also asking for Chair Bands, which enable the students to put their feet up under their desk and fidget their legs. These help with concentration for those that need movement!

Ms. Rote
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LuxFit Exercise Ball Chair, Black • Amazon Business $59.95 4 $239.80
Big Joe 645185 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Spicy Lime • Amazon Business $57.92 1 $57.92
Big Joe 645624 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $42.12 1 $42.12
Bellagio Traditional Area Rug Design 401 Distressed Turquoise (4 Feet X 5 Feet 2 Inch) • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
Intex Empire Inflatable Chair, 44" X 43" X 27", Green • Amazon Business $27.93 1 $27.93
Chair Bands (6-Pack) | Bounce, Kick, Fidget, Concentration, Therapy, and Sensory Bands - Relieves: Anxiety, Hyperactivity, Frustration, and Extra Energy | Helpful with Autism, ADHD, ADD, and SPD • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$418.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.30

Total project goal

$535.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.32

7 Donors

-$485.32

Donations toward project cost

-$412.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.80

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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