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Mrs. Salinas from Del Rio TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Mrs. S's Little Learners

My students need flexible seating like Wobble Cushions or Comfy Floor Seats , as their bodies cannot handle sitting in a standard chair for too long. We'd also appreciate a binder for each student to contain all of their morning routine materials.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse learners, though many of us share the same cultural background. They come from different homes, where they've experienced different learning opportunities. They come to me, hopeful, that I can offer them the chance to learn and grow on a level playing field. They are students attending a title 1 school, with the same dreams and aspirations as students from affluent districts. They depend on my colleagues and I to help them get to where they want to go. They provide the determination, and the brilliance; I provide the guidance, knowledge, and often times, the tools.

My Project

Humans learn the best when they are comfortable and safe. Standard seating is not comfortable for long periods of time. Also, some students need movement, and the ability to fidget. That is perfectly okay! We just need help providing the seating for these little ones. In an average first grade class, I will have at least two learners with special needs that will absolutely benefit from the added comfort and security that flexible seating can provide. Increased comfort equals increased learning at this critical age when every skill and bit of knowledge sets the foundation for the next 11 years.

Mrs. Salinas
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 4 $199.96
Simply Economy View Binder with Round Rings, White, 175-Sheet Capacity, 1" (Ring Diameter), 12/Ct • Staples Advantage $34.99 2 $69.98
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96

Materials cost

$329.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.39

Total project goal

$429.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.24

14 Donors

-$365.53

Donations toward project cost

-$311.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.23

match offer

-$63.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$53.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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