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Mrs. Swarms from Indianapolis IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for a Successful Day!

Help me give my students flexible seating to help them with their sensory needs during the day.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are second, third, fourth, and fifth graders who are children with significant Autism. In our classroom, there are students who are learning at many different levels. Our self-contained classroom has a strong emphasis on academics, hands-on learning, social and emotional skills, and life skills. Our classroom is located in an inner-city elementary school in Indianapolis.

A classroom for students with Autism, like this one, is rare and our students have to show a great need to be placed here.

They really thrive in this hands-on, supportive environment. Thank you for helping them to be as successful as possible.

My Project

The students in my classroom have pervasive Autism. Sitting and concentrating is one of the many daily challenges that they have. Having the stools and special balance balls will help with them being able to sit for longer periods of time. This will assist them during their learning. The beans for the bean bags will help to fill our existing bean bags. This will give the students a good place to take a break when needed.

Flexible seating in the classroom will help my students to be able to sit for longer periods of time successfully.

Alternate seating will assist in meeting many of the sensory needs of the students. They will be able to sit in seating that will help them to be the most calm and comfortable through out the day. This will assist them in being able to concentrate on their daily lessons.

The result will be academic and social success in the classroom.

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

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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 $59.74 1 $59.74
Ace Bayou Bag Of Beans Boxes (Replacement Bead) • Amazon Business $12.54 4 $50.16
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$149.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.14

Total project goal

$214.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.26

2 Donors

-$108.00

Donations toward project cost

-$91.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$106.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.94

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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