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Ms. Howansky from Clifton NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating in First!

Help me give my students flexible seating choices to best suit their individual needs.

  • $789 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Firsties are sweet, inquisitive, caring, and ready to learn! They each have a hunger for learning. They love to learn new concepts and show off what they have learned. Each and every day they work hard and always push the limits of knowledge.

Firsties are amazing children who always want to learn more and more.

Each and every student in our classroom requires a different approach to learning. Students work in varying size groups throughout the day. They love to work around the room, whether it be at the back table or on the carpet, students love to move around. Firsties love to learn and they also love to move!

My Project

First grade is a magical place where learning and fun collide. Sitting at a desk all day is not fun! Students need to move around and have choice throughout the day. Flexible seating gives students power over their own learning. Students are able to maintain their attention through out the day by choosing seating options that work best for them. Students will be able to work around the room comfortably with these new seating options.

Students who are comfortable are more engaged!

All of seating choices I have chosen will give students the option of how and where they want to learn. It is important that students are given choices in their learning. This will give them more independence as well. The floor cushions will let students sit and work on the floor comfortably. The wobble stools and seat cushions will allow some movement for students while they work. The lap desks will allow students to sit around the room and still have a connected table to write on. The yoga balls will also give students a chance to bounce while working.

I am so excited to see how my students will love having choices and taking charge of their learning!

Ms. Howansky
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Portable Multiuse Adjustable Recliner Stadium Seat by Trademark Innovations (Light Green) • Amazon Business $32.82 4 $131.28
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom & Elementary School, ADD/ADHD - Made in USA - Age 6-7, Grade 1-2, Purple (14in) • Amazon Business $52.99 2 $105.98
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Sea Foam • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5), Red, Blue, green, Yellow, Purple • Amazon Business $67.61 1 $67.61
KinderMat, Red KinderCrate, 6-Pack of 13.5 inch KinderCushions and Sturdy Storage Container, 2 inches Thick Squares Story Time Cushions, Alternative Seating, Yellow Blue Green Red Purple Orange • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Therapist’s Choice Inflated Air-Filled Stability Balance Disc-Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Fidget Chair Bands for Kids - Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture Option for Kids with Fidgety Feet - Bouncy Foot Bands for the Desk or Chair for Students with ADHD, Autism, or Sensory Needs • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Orange, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
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, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Pink, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
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 1 $16.28
Woodstock Chimes - The ORIGINAL Guaranteed Musically Tuned Chime, Zenergy - Solo, Silver • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50

Materials cost

$630.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$669.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.23

Total project goal

$788.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$788.22

8 Donors

-$390.00

Donations toward project cost

-$339.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.00

match offer

-$389.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$330.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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