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Mrs. Waters from Kittery ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for the Future Great Thinkers!

My students need flexible seating for the classroom. Bean bag chairs and portable desks allow students the flexibility to work on the floor and read in a comfortable place in the classroom.

  • $317 goal

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My Students

I am sure you hear this a lot, but my students are the best! They are strong resilient learners and are always looking for ways to improve! They have their own challenges though and sitting still is one of them.

The kiddos in my class are smart, creative and have a need to MOVE!

They learn best by standing, laying on the floor or being in whatever position is most comfortable for them. Many of the students in our community are in the military. This means we have a high transient population. Students are here for 1-2 years before they move on to another school. This can be a challenge as a teacher to be able to meet the needs of a changing class throughout the school year.

My Project

All students deserve to have the tools they need to make learning fun and accessible in the classroom. My students have a need to sit in places other then the classroom desk. Bean bag chairs allow them to sit on the floor and have a easier time of focusing on tasks and reading. Floor desks are great for small group or to give students a change of pace with difficult tasks.

My students succeed when they are given the tools they need.

I have noticed an increase in student engagement when they are reading silently in a bean bag chair versus at their desks. More often or not I am asked "Mrs. Waters can I please sit on the floor to work on this?" I want to give my students what they need to be successful.

Mrs. Waters
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 3 $75.00
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Flaming Red • Amazon Business $37.49 2 $74.98
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch (Spicy Lime) • Amazon Business $37.41 2 $74.82

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