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Ms. O'Neill from Barnegat NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for My 5th Graders

Help me give my students some other options for flexible seating in my innovative classroom!

  • $442 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are little beach bums, living so close to the Atlantic Ocean. We are found in a small town in Southern New Jersey. My fifth grade students are curious about the environment and protecting our beaches. Sandy came through our area and damaged quite a bit of it. My students saw first hand how precious life is, and not just their own. They know the importance of preservation and how to treat their home, Earth. Our school is a close-knit family, we work together to create an environment that is fun and nurturing. Our PTA helps provide many activities for our students that are sure to fill them with wonder. I can honestly say I love going to work in the morning. I never know what the day will bring, but I know I will be amazed!

My Project

I have an incredibly creative classroom. We have cafe height tables, a fire pit, and a living room area. I know that the addition of these tables and benches will add the flexible seating experience.

Flexible seating allows them to wobble, rock, bounce, lean or stand, which increases oxygen flow to the brain, blood flow, and core strength.

By adding these neat tables, that transform into benches, I can create an additional area for learning where students can engage in the best way possible. I am sure my students will enjoy sitting (or kneeling) at these tables while they tackle their math and science activities.

Ms. O'Neill
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lifetime 60054 Convertible Bench / Table, Faux Wood Construction • Amazon Business $169.99 2 $339.98

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