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Mrs. Whelchel from Iowa City IA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Preschoolers

Help me give my students flexible seating options.

  • $967 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a full inclusion preschool classroom in one of the most diverse parts of the state. My students are from all over the world (Japan, Nepal, China, Sudan, Poland, etc.). I have 7 students that are special education and many students in my room at English Language Learners.

My students are a super active bunch, they love music, movement, sensory, art and kinetic learning activities.

They need to move throughout the day, and play is essential to their development. They are a highly active bunch.

My Project

The flexible seating will allow my students to have more options than the traditional chairs in the preschool classroom. I have students that are general education and special education that would benefit from some flexible seating options.

My special education students would be able to use the flexible seating during group time as well as allow for more movement.

All of my students will be able to use these seating options as well.

Currently, I have standard chairs and tables, no other options for movement during seated activities. Preschoolers naturally need to move around all day, so this would help them do that.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA679DC - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $474.01 1 $474.01
LA725DC - Flex-Space 12" Wobble Chair Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $256.44 1 $256.44

Materials cost

$730.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$50.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$821.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.96

Total project goal

$966.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$966.41

5 Donors

-$957.59

Donations toward project cost

-$821.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$136.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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