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Ms. Cumbie from Santa Rosa CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Options for the 21st Century First Grader!

My students need flexible seating options including bean bag seats, stack stools, and wobble stools, to boost productivity and increase focus!

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a diverse group, with languages being spoken from around the globe, but that's part of what makes us so great! Over 90% of my first-grade students come from low-income households. Ninety-eight percent are English Learners, and many have special needs such as ADHD, speech disorders, and autism. In October of 2017, our city was devastated by wildfires, causing our school to close for nearly 3 weeks. Myself and a few of my students were forced to evacuate. Now, more than ever, my students need support to help close the gaps left from 3 weeks without school.

Coming from a low-income household, having special needs, learning English as a second language...not easy to do!

However, my students are excited to be in school and seize every moment to learn all they can.

What I love most about my students is the heart they put into learning as well as caring for each other, despite the uncertainties many face at home.

My Project

Let's face it-first graders can be WIGGLY! My classroom is in need of some flexible seating items to help with excess energy while allowing students to be comfortable and productive. I am requesting the following items: 2 large bean bag chairs, which are perfect for independent reading and writing with a clipboard, 2 wobble chairs for students with special needs, and 5 plastic stacking stools to be used for small group instruction.

Flexible seating in the 21st century is the way to go!

These exciting options will create an enjoyable learning environment that is customizable to each students' needs, whether it be ADHD, autism, or just in need of a different seating option to focus. Plus, a variety of seating options creates a warm, welcoming environment that is so needed for my students to succeed!

Ms. Cumbie
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch (Spicy Lime) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88

Materials cost

$273.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.77

Total project goal

$391.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.78

3 Donors

-$59.09

Donations toward project cost

-$50.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.11

match offer

-$331.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$282.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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