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Mrs. Meray from Tacoma WA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Options = More Success for My Students!

My students need flexible seating options in the classroom! They will greatly benefit from having choices like stability balls, stools, and lap desks to use in class.

  • $371 goal

This project expired on August 17, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is in a high poverty area. 100% of students at my school receive free breakfast and lunch every day. Many of my students are struggling, and have been though more in their 11 years of life, than most adults have been through. My students have a deep love for learning, and are working hard to meet their individual academic, social, and behavior goals.

I teach in a special education classroom, where students receive individualized instruction to meet their needs.

My students are all behind their peers, some by as much as 3 years. Despite their academic, behavior, and social needs, my students are enthusiastic and spirited learners. They come to school each day, ready to learn and work hard.

My Project

Many of my special education students need movement and sensory input to help them stay focused on their learning. Having these flexible seating options available in my classroom will make a big difference for them everyday!

Having several options to choose from, like the stability balls, stools, lap desks, and floor pillows will provide my students with the flexibility to choose what works best for their learning style.

These flexible seating options will also provide an appropriate way for students to move in class - without being disruptive or distracting to others. These seating options also help students to regulate their bodies. These will be used each day during academic groups as well as social skills groups.

Mrs. Meray
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Pearington BW-6473 Kids Classroom & Home Padded Stool, Red/Blue/green/Yellow/Orange (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Navy • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Balance Disc - Stability Wobble Cushion - Lumbar Support For Desk and Office Chair, Lower Back Pain Relief and Support - Kid's Wiggle Seat For Classrooms - Home Gym Workout Equipment - Pump Included • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
OUNONA Floor Pillow Cushion Seating for Indoor Outdoor Garden Home Office(Dark Blue) (1pcs) • Amazon Business $7.59 4 $30.36
Set of 4 - Foam Kneeling Pads Garden Knee Mat / Gardening Seat Cushion • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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