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Ms. Steckman from Lutz FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating in 5th

Help me give my students flexible seating options in our fifth grade classroom.

  • $541 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, clever and thrive in a diverse classroom environment. They are students from varied backgrounds with different experiences, including some special needs students. Because my students are almost in middle school, they love to move and need to get that energy out safely while in class! They want to have options in their seating besides the regular classroom desks and chairs. Allowing them the opportunity to move in class while learning gives them the ability to really take ownership of their learning.

My Project

My students need different seating options than just a desk or the floor. Being able to sit on a comfortable chair or on a wobble cushion during class besides the normal desks really helps all students. Students are safely able to get their energy out without being a distraction to others. Students can work collaboratively at the floor height table without needing chairs. This allows students to pick seats on their own that work best for them! Studies have shown that students who can move during their learning, better retain the information. My students love to sit and lay on the floor during group work and independent time but doing so on a cold tile floor isn't the most comfortable! Giving them these flexible seating options helps to eliminate kids on the bare floor!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC680 - Flex-Space Round Floor Table - 42" Diameter • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$422.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$459.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.05

Total project goal

$540.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$540.35

7 Donors

-$279.00

Donations toward project cost

-$240.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.85

match offer

-$257.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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