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Ms. Arkels from Detroit MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating!

Help me give my students flexible seating in our classroom. Currently our options are just desks with chairs, I believe by adding fidget bands, stools, and bungee chairs the kids will stay focused and feel more comfortable.

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am gearing up to start my 2nd year teaching at an extraordinary school! Although I have not yet met my students, I am fully invested in their education and well being. My students are all from an underprivileged area near Detroit, Michigan.

The students will be benefiting from our tuition free school because we are highly skilled and qualified professionals with giant hearts of gold teaching them.

We are great people teaching little great people to be the best they can be.

My Project

Flexible seating has been proven to help kiddos stay focused while learning in their classroom. The choices I have made for this project will allow for all the students to be able to make different choices for seating in the classroom so that they can be comfortable, consider choices, and stay focused every single day. Many of my students need extra love and support in the classroom. I have students that can't sit still and decide to stand because they can't control the amount of energy their body produces. Flexible seating is key to help them figure out what works best for them to learn.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $58.81 1 $58.81
Impact Canopy Bungee Chair, Portable Folding Chair, Web, Purple • Amazon Business $47.95 1 $47.95
Impact Canopy Bungee Chair, Portable Folding Chair, Web, Royal Blue • Amazon Business $47.95 1 $47.95
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet – Improve Focus Flexible Seating Fidget Bands for Classroom Chairs School Desk Bands for Students with Autism, ADHD, SPD (12 Pack) • Amazon Business $26.98 1 $26.98

Materials cost

$181.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.84

Total project goal

$252.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.26

1 Donor

-$127.00

Donations toward project cost

-$107.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.05

match offer

-$125.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.79

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$0.00

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