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Ms. Neal from Yatahey NM is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Young Minds!

Help me give my students flexible seating options in the classroom. Giving students an option for seating not only helps support their independence but allows their minds to work harder and grow faster!

  • $584 goal

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My Students

My classroom is full of incredible student leaders. They are ambitious, thoughtful, and intelligent. I am hoping to support their learning by offering flexible seating options for them.

When students feel comfortable, they are calm, focused, and productive.

Many of my students will benefit from flexible seating because they will be able to better channel their energy into focusing on the lesson. Students also learn to make smart, independent choices for their learning by choosing the seat that best supports their individual learning needs. Many of my students also have special needs that would be greatly supported by flexible seating options.

My Project

Students feel empowered by having some degree of choice and control over their environment. Flexible seating allows students to choose where they work and with whom. It also allows them to change their location and positions as needed. I firmly believe that children need to move. Flexible seating allows them to wobble, rock, bounce, lean or stand, which increases oxygen flow to the brain, blood flow and core strength. In turn, this burns more calories and increases metabolism. It also helps keep young minds more alert and focused on their lessons. This school year I was able to offer a small amount of flexible seating and my students raved about it! Please consider helping my third graders achieve greater flexible seating choices.

Ms. Neal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 0680540 Stack Chair, Black Plush Bean Bag • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96
Basicwise QI003253G Kids Lap Desk Tray, Portable Activity Table, Green • Amazon Business $17.21 5 $86.05
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.35 4 $77.40
REEHUT Zafu Yoga Meditation Cushion, Round Meditation Pillow Filled with Buckwheat, Zippered Organic Cotton Cover, Machine Washable - 4 Colors and 3 Sizes • Amazon Business $23.51 3 $70.53
Well Woven Modern Rug Squares Multi Geometric Accent 5' x 7' Area Rug Entry Way Bright Kids Room Kitchn Bedroom Carpet Bathroom Soft Durable Area Rug • Amazon Business $65.00 1 $65.00

Materials cost

$458.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.50

Total project goal

$583.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.32

12 Donors

-$580.67

Donations toward project cost

-$495.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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