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Mr. Wiegand from Oswego NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating

My students need materials yoga ball chairs, an activity table and a futon sofa couch.

  • $793 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an incredibly curious and astute class that is very much into collaborative grouping. They enjoy working and discussing in groups on various projects, math equations and problem-solving, computer skills, reading group presentations, and collaborative group discussions.

Research shows that collaborative group work and flexible seating allows students to maximize their learning and thinking.

Having students work in table groups is an ideal situation to the many faceted aspects of the learning that is taking place in the classroom.

My Project

In this project, it would complete our flexible seating arrangements in the classroom. This project would include 1 table, 4 exercise ball chairs on wheels, and a classroom faux leather couch. These items will transform the classroom into a more comfortable learning environment. The couch may seem strange, but it will allow students to sit up front with clipboards and not obstruct others views. The couch will also allow students to have a comfortable spot for reading during our literacy block rather than sit on the floor or simply at their table. The exercise ball chairs are very study and would allow students to use them on a rotating basis.

Mr. Wiegand
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Blue • Amazon Business $63.98 4 $255.92
Norwood Commercial Furniture Adjustable-Height Flower Activity Table, 60" Diameter, Gray/Black, NOR-RCEFLWC-GBK • Amazon Business $227.79 1 $227.79
DHP Emily Futon Sofa Bed, Modern Convertible Couch With Chrome Legs Quickly Converts into a Bed, Black Faux Leather • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99

Materials cost

$633.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$673.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.80

Total project goal

$792.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$792.01

9 Donors

-$383.85

Donations toward project cost

-$340.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.50

match offer

-$391.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$332.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.56

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$0.00

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