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Mrs. Van Norman from Litchfield Pk AZ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Options

My students need flexible seating choices such as yoga balls, adjustable stools, bean bag chairs and floor cushions to work effectively in the classroom.

  • $725 goal

This project expired on August 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small, quaint school nestled in the small city of Avondale in Arizona. We are in a suburb of Phoenix. My students have to apply to be a part of the Traditional Academy class. This class of third graders are smart, witty, sassy, and full of spunk. They like to tackle all sort of problems and they do not give up! This class is a faster paced class and the rigor is deeper at this level.

This group of kids is more like siblings than peers.

My students come from a diverse cultural background, and the majority of this group have been in the Traditional class since Kinder. Included in the mix are gifted kiddos to twice exceptional to those who above and beyond my expectations.

My Project

My students are part of the traditional academy program at our school, and all of these kids have been together in the same classroom since Kindergarten. With that said, the management is quite unique and different for them. As their teacher, I need to have alternative seating options for them to stay on task and be more productive in our classroom.

My students need choices in their learning for them to have the greatest success!

Allowing us to provide them with yoga balls, floor cushions and bean bags will give them the alternative seating they crave. Students will be able to choose from the various seating choices and select a safe and quiet spot in our room to work on the task at hand.

Mrs. Van Norman
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $69.98 3 $209.94
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $77.99 1 $77.99
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue • Amazon Business $25.00 3 $75.00
Stuffed Animal Storage Bean Bag Chair 38" Extra Large Premium Cotton Canvas By Alpha-One Sellers (Floral) • Amazon Business $20.95 3 $62.85
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 3 $59.94
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 $53.82 1 $53.82

Materials cost

$539.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$616.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.74

Total project goal

$724.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$724.95

1 Donor

-$724.95

Donations toward project cost

-$616.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.74

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$0.00

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