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Ms. Szymanski from Saint Cloud MN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Options Leads to Success and Self-Esteem!

My students need a rug to have a comfortable place to share and do group activities. Wobble stools and chair bands will provide options for students who struggle with controlling their body and focusing.

  • $457 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In an elementary counseling room, creating a nurturing, safe environment where students have specific spaces to meet and express themselves is essential. The students I work with are diverse, energetic, and come to school with a variety of needs.

I want my students to have a place where they are able to feel comfortable in order to share their worries, stress, and anxiety resulting from their daily lives.

I strongly believe that flexible seating allows students to take charge of their well-being and helps make the choices that work best for them so they can be successful!

My Project

I want my students to feel comfortable in the counseling room so they are able to express the concerns and feelings that result from their every day life stressors.  By providing a variety of seating options to my students such a bright colored rug, wobble stools, and chair bands will help increases their feelings of success and self-worth.

The students will have the power to choose what type of seating will allow them to be most successful in expressing their feelings, so they can be a learner at school.

For many students, the option of flexible seating will allow them a change in their environment that will enhance their learning. Flexible seating would be an amazing addition for the counseling room!

Ms. Szymanski
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Joy Carpets Kid Essentials Music & Special Needs Signs of Emotions Rug, Multicolored, 5'4" x 7'8" • Amazon Business $198.60 1 $198.60
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting Kids - Black - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chairs (Black) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95

Materials cost

$352.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$387.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.44

Total project goal

$456.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$456.26

1 Donor

-$456.26

Donations toward project cost

-$387.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.44

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$0.00

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