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Mrs. McIntyre from Oceanside CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Better Learning Environments!

Help me give my students more flexible seating options such as wobble stools, bean bag chairs, stability balls and stools for our classroom.

  • $602 goal

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My Students

I teach a very special group of 4th graders. About half of my students are members of military families. While they come to school everyday excited and eager to learn they often have other things on their minds; a parent away on deployment, one parent at home trying to keep things together, the stress of moving schools in the middle of the year. Although my students have a lot to think about at home they still come to school enthusiastic for another opportunity to learn. The traditional setting of our classroom and the traditional desk and chair furniture does not suit all of my learners. The students need the opportunity to learn in the environment that is best for them. Having flexible seating options would allow for more individual environments.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in my classroom by allowing my students to have more seating options in class. Students have a hard task of sitting in a classroom for 7 hours every day. By having alternative seating that can help the students focus they will be more productive.

My students are so special to me and I spend every day trying to give them my best.

I want my classroom to be a welcoming space. Having traditional classroom furniture does not create the warmest environment for the students. I am looking forward to opening up my classroom to not only my students but friends of my students as well to have a space where they feel safe and comfortable.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids ACE Active Core Engagement Wobble Stool for Kids, Flexible Classroom and Home Seating, 20”, Grey • Amazon Business $49.99 4 $199.96
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch (Spicy Lime) • Amazon Business $35.65 4 $142.60
Trideer Exercise Ball (45-85cm) Extra Thick Yoga Ball Chair, Anti-Burst Heavy Duty Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs, Birthing Ball with Quick Pump (Office & Home & Gym) (C#Midnight Blue, M (48-55cm)) • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Grey, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $36.68 1 $36.68

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