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Mrs. Hillsamer from Noblesville IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for the Movers & Shakers in Kindergarten!

Help me give my students the choice of flexible seating to help them learn and grow!

  • $1,328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Kindergarten in Indiana. We have 23 to 24 students per, and are apart of a very large school, with 6 sections of Kindergarten total!

My students are caring, helpful, inquisitive and hard working (not to mention, adorable).

They are all extremely different, which means, how they are comfortable while they are learning is not all the same.

One way I would love to differentiate for my students would be with flexible seating. Flexible seating offers students a choice in their learning spaces during independent and small group learning times in the classroom.

I want to offer flexible seating to my new class of Kindergarteners because I truly believe it is tremendously beneficial to their learning. I am hoping new, durable flexible seating will help engage my students and strengthen their ability to learn in our classroom!

My Project

Flexible seating helps students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. Making sure students are comfortable is important in motivating them. 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.

Research shows, students are more engaged in their learning when they are given a choice of where to work.

The seating we will receive will help my students by giving them flexible seating options to fit their individual needs. The wobble stools allow more movement than a traditional chair. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. The comfy floor seats and the balance ball with stable legs will allow for additional seating options that will fit different students comfort levels. They are all lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

I have seen that how allowing students choices positively affects their work and attitude and it's my hope that the additional options will help all of the students in our classroom!

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30 donors30 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA689DC - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $474.01 1 $474.01
Learniture Active Learning Chair/ Stool, 15" H, Navy, LNT-3046-15NV • Amazon Business $54.58 5 $272.90
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Flexible Seating Classroom, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) (33cm Matte Black) • Amazon Business $19.99 4 $79.96
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.28 4 $65.12
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Burgundy • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00

Materials cost

$1,081.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,128.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$199.09

Total project goal

$1,327.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,327.27

28 Donors

-$1,110.83

Donations toward project cost

-$971.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$138.90

match offer

-$183.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$156.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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