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Ms. Vogel from Los Angeles CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating in the Classroom

Help me give my students flexible seating cushions to increase learning engagement .

  • $301 goal

This project expired on August 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager to learn, they are scholars in the making! Gardner Street Elementary is a Title I school located in Hollywood. Our school has a diverse student population with many English Learners and newcomers.

However, they face many obstacles in their journey to success-Our school is a Title I school, and many are eligible for free lunch under Title I.

Traditional seating models do not serve my students very well, we like to wiggle and move to unconventional seating while our brains are working.

Many of my students do not have the attention span required to simply sit in one place in the classroom. Through trial and error I have found that some students prefer to stand, kneel, sit on the floor.

My Project

My students enjoy standing, sitting on pillows, etc. I currently have a few flexible seating options in my classroom, but would love to have a flexible seating space for each child. The wobble chairs will complement the stools I already have and serve the children who enjoy being able to move while learning. The floor cushions are perfect for my little ones that enjoy sitting on the floor or leaning against the wall while expanding their knowledge and showing their creativity.

Engagement increases when multiple senses are activated.

Sitting in one spot for an extended time is not an ideal situation for anyone, much less 7-8 year old students! Wobble seats and floor seating give students freedom to wiggle and move while still completing their assignments.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96

Materials cost

$203.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$255.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.11

Total project goal

$300.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$300.71

1 Donor

-$270.60

Donations toward project cost

-$255.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.11

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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