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Ms. Brindley from Baxter IA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Happy Learning

Help me give my students fun flexible seating that will help them learn.

  • $685 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 18 wonderful students who are fun, loving, and full of energy. They love to be up and moving and working on hands on activities that strengthen and stretch their brains. In our classroom we are constantly working on challenges that make them think and problem solve!

My students love to have the responsibility of choosing their own seats everyday.

All of my students learn in different ways, some like to lay on the ground, or stand, and still others need a more comfortable chair (teachers chair) to finish their work. When they find "their" comfortable position they are always hard at work.

My students while full of energy put in the effort to try their hardest. We are constantly moving from place to place to work in small groups, partner groups and whole group activities at their desks and around the room. My students are always wanting new strategies and alternative learning activities to further their learning. I am beyond blessed to have each of these students in my classroom to teach and also to learn from! They give me energy and teach me more new things everyday.

My Project

These seating options are are a good way for students to choose the best learning environment for them to focus. The stabilities balls will help students focus while working at the back table for reading and math groups. These will allow students to have a little extra wiggle room while still learning. All of these seating options will be used around through room throughout the day. The bean bags will be used in out reading library for a comfortable place to relax with a good book. Other supplies, such as the lab tables will allow those students who like to sit on the floor a sturdy surface to work on. Other seating options like, the wobble chairs will allow those students who struggle to sit for a period of time to be able to move around.

All students learn in different way, so providing them different options will allow them a better learning environment.

Each day students will be able to choose a different seat that works for them. This is the beauty of flexible seating and a friendly classroom learning environment for all students.

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 $14.43 6 $86.58
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Green • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Red • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Honey Can Do Bed Risers, Set of 4, Black (STO-01136) • Staples Advantage $16.89 3 $50.67
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Charcoal (Fits up to 13" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Quill Brand Hardboard Clipboard, Letter Size, 9" x 12-1/2", Tan (22097-QCC) • Quill.com $1.69 20 $33.80
Lukeight Cover of Bean Bag, Lovely Stuffed Bags, Take Control of Stuffed Animals, Put Those Critters to Work for You, Premium Cotton Canvas, Kid's Soft ’n Snuggly - Chevron Carmine, 38" • Amazon Business $23.80 1 $23.80
Kids Bean Bag | Large Bean Bag | Toy Storage | Children's Chair Cover | Soft Toy Bag | Kids Toys Organizer | Bean Bag Cover | Comfy Chair Comfortable Seating for Kids Chevron Blue • Amazon Business $21.80 1 $21.80
Must-Know Math Skills Book: Fractions (min. 10 copies) - 1 Workbook / Min. 10 Copies / Grades 2–3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $1.99 10 $19.90
Must-Know Math Skills Book: Grade 3 (min. 10 copies) - 1 Workbook / Min. 10 Copies / Grade 3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $1.99 10 $19.90
Must-Know Math Skills Book: Multiplication and Division (min. 10 copies) - 1 Workbook / Min. 10 Copies / Grades 3–4 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $1.99 10 $19.90
100 Words Skills Book: Grade 3 (min. 10 copies) - 1 Workbook / Min. 10 Copies / Grade 3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $1.99 10 $19.90
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Map Skills for Today: Grade 3 - 1 Workbook / - / Grade 3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $4.95 1 $4.95

Materials cost

$501.11

Vendor shipping charges

$8.46

State sales tax

$34.33

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$581.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.60

Total project goal

$684.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$684.02

4 Donors

-$354.00

Donations toward project cost

-$300.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.10

Matching donations from our partners

-$330.02

Match offers toward project cost

-$280.52

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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