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Ms. Marin from Chicago IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating: Staying Comfortable While Learning!

Help me give my students a variety of flexible and comfortable seating options, including a jumbo beanbag seat.

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th grade students attend a public school in Chicago. They are full of questions every day and are committed to their learning. They inspire me every day with their perseverance. Even when they struggle, they do not give up and do not hesitate to ask for help.

Despite any hardships they may be enduring outside of the classroom, my students still find it in themselves to put all their effort into their work and come to school with a positive attitude.

My students love learning about all different subjects, diverse cultures, and different strategies they can use in all their academic courses. They also highly enjoy hands-on projects, as well as anything that involves arts and crafts. I feel very lucky to have such a great group. They inspire me every day!

My Project

These flexible seating options will give my students more choice in where they choose to sit. My students often have the freedom to choose where they sit in the classroom during independent reading or work time. However, our classroom currently does not have a variety of flexible seating options. These items will provide my students with more opportunities to switch up where they do their work and give them more chances to explore which seats help them focus the most.

Being able to use flexible seats helps motivate my students and allow them to be comfortable while they are reading or working.

I have plenty of students that struggle to sit in their desk chair for extended periods of time. These flexible seating options will allow students to move around and get their energy out, while still being able to focus on their work. Also, giving students the freedom to choose their seats instills a sense of responsibility in them that will show them the value of making a good choice for yourself to sit in a place where you will be able to focus.

I have seen how motivated and engaged my students are when they use flexible seating!

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Ms. Marin
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC574BU - Flex-Space Jumbo Beanbag Seat - Blue (41") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
LC231BU - Flex-Space Comfy Stool - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LC529GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$357.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.41

Total project goal

$462.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.76

7 Donors

-$441.00

Donations toward project cost

-$376.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.65

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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