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Ms. Baltas from Fairfax VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for First Graders

My students need wobble cushions, flexible chairs, and other small types of seating to allow them to spread out and work around the room productively in a comfortable environment.

  • $316 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My first graders are enthusiastic, curious, and energetic students. We are trying to maximize our space by incorporating flexible seating in our classroom. Our classroom is a warm, welcoming, and safe space for all of us.

Everyone learns differently and I know my students work best when they have the freedom to choose where they work.

First grade is an important year for students to learn core reading and math skills. As there are so many of us it would be beneficial for students to be able to spread out around the room and work in areas they will be most productive.

My Project

Everyone learns differently, therefore, everyone learns best in different environments. Allowing students to pick where they can sit to work, using flexible seating options, will give them a sense of independence and allow them to focus more on their work. My students enjoy being able to work around the room on floor spaces, however giving them various seating options would make them even more excited and engaged in their work. I've chosen to get wobble cushions, seat wedges, seat cushions, and kids beach chairs to give my students different options for how they can work around the room - whether it's in their seat with a cushion or in a different area around the room.

Also, as there are so many students in our class it is beneficial for students to be able to spread out around the room and work in their best learning environment.

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Air Stability Wobble Cushion, Blue, 35cm/14in Diameter, Balance Disc, Pump Included • Amazon Business $12.90 5 $64.50
Alfresco Style Red Nautical Anchors Indoor/Outdoor Bistro Chair Cushion 15" • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
CanDo Vestibular Sitting Wedge, Small 10" • Amazon Business $15.33 2 $30.66
JGRC Kids Beach Chair with Backpack Strap, Small,Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 3 $29.97
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 3 $29.97

Materials cost

$234.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.38

Total project goal

$315.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.87

3 Donors

-$294.11

Donations toward project cost

-$251.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.62

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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