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Ms. Bach from Kettering OH is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for First Graders!

Help me give my students flexible seating in our first grade classroom. This will allow students to have a choice in their daily learning and inspire them with self-regulation and creating a community within my classroom.

  • $1,413 goal

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My Students

Our school strives to find the leader in all students. Every child has capabilities, talents, and strengths; sometimes, all it takes is exposure or motivation and the chance to try. The students in my class strive for excellence. They all inherently care about one another and continually make an effort to improve in all aspects.

My students thrive in a creative environment and I am so passionate about creating problem solvers in my students to provide skills they can continue to use for the rest of their lives.

We do that in our classroom by providing choice and opportunity to thrive and learn every single day.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room such as: at different tables, sitting under tables with clip boards, or sitting or laying on the floor with a clip board. Making sure students are comfortable is an essential component in motivating them. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.

The materials I have selected will give the students choices to take charge of their learning.

The counter stools will be used to allow students the choice to sit or stand, the wobble seats and yoga balls will aid in my students with ADHD in allowing them to focus much more efficiently during our learning.

These materials will make all of the difference for my students. Thank you for considering a donation!

Ms. Bach
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DHP Luxor Metal Counter Stool with Wood Seat and Backrest, Set of two, 30", Antique Gun Metal • Amazon Business $97.90 2 $195.80
UrbanMod 24 Inch Bar Stools for Kitchen Counter Height, Indoor Outdoor Metal,Rustic Gunmetal, Wooden Seat • Amazon Business $184.95 1 $184.95
UrbanMod Kids Mid Century Style Modern White Table Set, Round Table with Two (2) ABS Easy-Clean Chairs!! Highest Strength Capacity (330lbs) - Safer Chair Height! • Amazon Business $139.95 1 $139.95
nuLOOM 200RZBD16A-53079 Moroccan Blythe Area Rug, 5' x 7' 5", Grey/Off-white • Amazon Business $101.64 1 $101.64
HOMY CASA Modern Swivel Desk Chair with Wheels Mid Back Support Serta Accent Armrest Velvet Chairs for Conference Room Home Office in Rose Pink • Amazon Business $99.00 1 $99.00
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 45cm • Amazon Business $15.73 5 $78.65
Tumaz Air Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, for Core Training, Balance, Kids Wiggle Seat • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96
Safavieh Hudson Shag Collection SGH281A Ivory and Grey Moroccan Diamond Trellis Round Area Rug (5' Diameter) • Amazon Business $73.26 1 $73.26
Rugshop Bohemian Design Geometric Area Rug 5' x 7' Gray • Amazon Business $67.28 1 $67.28
nuLOOM 200RZBD16A-505R Moroccan Blythe Round Rug, 5', Grey/Off-white • Amazon Business $63.15 1 $63.15
Household Essentials Grey Top Black Frame Ashwood Round Coffee Table • Amazon Business $57.71 1 $57.71
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.28 1 $16.28

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