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Mrs. Leyh from Waterloo IA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Increases Engagement

Help me give my students flexible seating using The Surf chair in the classroom. This will enhance their engagement during assignments and activities.

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a diverse, urban neighborhood school. The students I work with come from a variety of home environments. I provided special education services to our school's upper elementary students.

I work with students who struggle academically; my students have varying learning disabilities.

I enjoy filling my classroom with an abundance of resources to help them succeed.

I love my role as an Instructional Strategist because I am able to provide my students all of the tools and strategies they need to be successful, not only in the classroom but also in life.

My Project

Currently in my classroom, I do not have flexible seating available for my students, which I think will make a big difference in our classroom. The seating will provide alternative seating for my students to use during the school day. My student can use The Surf chair to sit on the floor or sitting in a chair. The way it is designed, my students have a portable work surface.

I believe that providing my students with flexible/alternative seating will increase student engagement and motivation in the classroom during assignments and activities.

By having this seating available, I am providing my students with an opportunity to choose the type of seating that makes them feel comfortable in the classroom while learning.

Mrs. Leyh
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
THE SURF - 10 PIECE CLASSROOM PACK - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $209.97 1 $209.97
ECR REST MAT COLOR - BLUE (BL) • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
ECR4KIDS SURF OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$209.97

Vendor shipping charges

$21.00

State sales tax

$14.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.15

Total project goal

$327.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.65

2 Donors

-$110.00

Donations toward project cost

-$93.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

match offer

-$217.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$185.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.65

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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