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Mrs. Clancy from Saint Louis MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for the Clancy Clan!

Help me give my students choice and flexible seating in our classroom! We would love some wobble seats, cushions, and bands to help us be comfortable and learn.

  • $673 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, and inquisitive! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

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.

My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and less disruptive towards their peers when they are given a choice of where to work.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make more effective learning choices. The wobble stools are adjustable and will allow students to sit at desks/higher tables but will still allow some movement. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. They can also be used as an alternative chair if needed! The comfy floor seats will allow for additional comfortable floor seating options. They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!

Mrs. Clancy
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 21 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair by Studico – 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 $54.99 4 $219.96
BackJoy Posture Plus |Driving Cushion for Lower Back Pain | Back Support Seat | for Adults • Amazon Business $37.94 4 $151.76
bintiva Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump/Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc • Amazon Business $19.99 4 $79.96
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Square, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
Stretchy Resistance Fidget Bands Toy for Kids 3 Pack | Bounce, Kick & Stretch Your Feet | for ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism & Poor Concentration | Improve Classroom Focus, Ameliorate Sensory Input • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90

Materials cost

$533.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$571.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.87

Total project goal

$672.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$672.45

9 Donors

-$592.45

Donations toward project cost

-$503.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.87

Matching donations from our partners

-$80.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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