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Mrs. Alvarez from Harahan LA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating!

Help me give my students comfortable seating that keeps them active while learning!

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 21 amazing 3rd graders. My students live in different parts of Suburban New Orleans and come from diverse ethnicities and backgrounds. The students have different learning styles and needs.

In our classroom, we try to meet the needs of all students so they can access the regular classroom environment.

My desire is to make everyone feel safe in our classroom. Each student should feel welcomed and accepted by others. This is essential to learning and is emphasized starting on day one.

My Project

My students come to school ready to learn. Flexible seating can help give them options for comfortable seating options to enhance student engagement and learning. Studies show that students learn better when they are physically active and comfortable.

The exercise balls allow the students to sit, kneel or bounce while learning.

This project would help my students stay engaged in our learning throughout the day.

The exercise balls will help them feel comfortable and at home in our classroom. Flexible seating lets them make decisions on how to stay engaged while learning. The exercise balls will give students the opportunity to sit comfortably and move around while they are learning.

Mrs. Alvarez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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
WALIKI Toys Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Blue) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
WALIKI Toys Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Gray) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$109.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.68

Total project goal

$177.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.86

1 Donor

-$83.51

Donations toward project cost

-$79.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.53

match offer

-$83.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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