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Ms. Palmer from New Caney TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating Options

Help me give my students flexible seating options! Wobble cushions, yoga balls and the donut seats will give my students to take charge of their own learning experience!

  • $293 goal

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My Students

I am a first year, first semester teacher who is just setting up her classroom! I want to set my students up for success by giving them flexible seating options.

Many of our students come from low-socioeconomic backgrounds, and our campus receives Title I funding.

All of our students are provided a free breakfast, and at least 75% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunches.

My students have ENERGY! It can be hard for them to stay seated and engaged while sitting in a hard, uncomfortable chair all day. They often get fidgety and restless. I would like the opportunity to offer them flexible seating options that will make them more comfortable while they are learning! A comfortable learning environment will lead to more student engagement, which means more success!

My Project

Every child learns differently, so why do we expect that they are all going to learn sitting in the same chairs? Just like adults, they get tired of sitting in the same chairs all day. They need more comfortable seating options to enhance student learning. Studies show that students learn better when they are physically active and comfortable. Students are able to bounce on an exercise ball, sit, stand, kneel, etc.

Flexible seating options would give my students the freedom to sit comfortably and wiggle around without being a disruption to others learning experiences.

This project would significantly help my students stay engaged in our learning throughout the day. I want them to feel comfortable and at home in our classroom. I cannot wait to see all of the things we can do with flexible seating!

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Ms. Palmer
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump-Balance Disc for Chair, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids, Help with Core Strength, Improve Posture-Gym& Home & Classroom • Amazon Business $17.98 4 $71.92
Exercise Ball for Yoga, Balance, Stability from SmarterLife - Fitness, Pilates, Birthing, Therapy, Office Ball Chair, Classroom Flexible Seating - Anti Burst, No Slip, Workout Guide (Turquoise, 65 cm) • Amazon Business $17.97 4 $71.88
CanDo Donut Exercise, Workout, Core Training, Swiss Stability Ball for Yoga, Pilates and Balance Training in Gym, Office or Classroom. Blue, 85 cm W x 40 cm • Amazon Business $17.87 4 $71.48

Materials cost

$215.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.85

Total project goal

$292.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$292.36

2 Donors

-$242.36

Donations toward project cost

-$206.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.35

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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