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Ms. Fitzpatrick from Buffalo NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating? Yes, Please!

My students need wobble chairs, balance disks, comfy floor seats, and a variety of other seats in order to learn to the best of their ability.

  • $726 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My first grade urban classroom consists of 22 students who live in Buffalo, NY. My classroom is very diverse and the majority of my students come from poverty-stricken areas. All of the students in my classroom qualify for free lunch at the school.

My first grade students come to school ready and eager to learn!

They love center time and story time. They also love working with their peers, and having fun while they learn.

My goal is to provide students with the opportunity to be successful, by providing the best learning environment possible tailored to their individual needs.

Furthermore, I want to provide students a cozy classroom where every student feels welcome, relaxed and ready to learn! Please join me in providing students with flexible seating for them to sit in during independent reading and writing time!

My Project

Research shows that allowing students to sit in comfortable, flexible seating options greatly enhances their focus. With a fulfilled project, my classroom would change immensely. I would be able to offer my students a variety of seating options based on what best meets their needs. Students would be able to use wobble stools, stability cushions, folding chairs, floor cushions, and inflatable seating to allow them to become more comfortable, find a responsible working space and get the most out of our work times and classroom activities.

The materials I have chosen for my classroom reflect what is needed to create a positive and successful learning environment.

By providing my students with flexible seating options you are directly helping me create a structured classroom! The environment shapes experience and I want students to view reading and writing as a fun, meaningful, and creative process.

Having flex space chairs and floor seats in the classroom will provide students with a different option besides sitting in a hard chair.

Ms. Fitzpatrick
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair - Active Chairs for Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers & Children Who Can’t Sit Still - Great 14" Wobble Chair for Kids with ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture | Blue - Age range 3-7y • Amazon Business $42.99 4 $171.96
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Orange, 21.7" • Amazon Business $17.50 4 $70.00
Intex Inflatable Empire Chair, 44" X 43" X 27", Color May Vary, 1 Chair • Amazon Business $25.50 2 $51.00
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
BR302BU - Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD380X - Calming Colors® Soft Seats - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.99 1 $47.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
URBNFit Balance Disc Stability Wobble - By (Plastic, Pink) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
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 $14.99 2 $29.98
Lucky Bums Lightweight Foldable Durable Compact Kids Camp Chair, Pink • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Lucky Bums Quick Camp Chair, Blue • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49

Materials cost

$578.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$617.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.89

Total project goal

$725.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$725.92

9 Donors

-$391.00

Donations toward project cost

-$332.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.65

match offer

-$334.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$284.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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