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Mrs. Witmer from Rock Falls IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating!

Help me give my students flexible seating so they can choose the best learning spot for themselves.

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kids are incredible! They love a challenge, work hard on anything I throw at them and are so kind and helpful to each other. If someone can’t find their crayon another is right there giving them theirs. So many of them are faithful to read at home and bring their books back each day. Sending books home is a little risky in our low income school but most take great care to bring them back. I am so proud of this class for completing their work. I’m anticipating my new class of first graders this year This will be my third year back into teaching after 7 years off to stay home with my own babies. One thing I’ve noticed with last year's class is that they were very wiggly! Traditional seating didn’t work for them So I tried to improvise some flexible seating with cushions. This year I hope to expand on the idea since the cushions are so dirty now.

My Project

This past year my class was a wiggly group. Some falling out of their chairs and leaning them back dangerously. I bought kitchen chair cushions for them and that gave them some options to find a more comfortable spot to learn in. Those are now dirty and falling apart. These new options I’m asking for are more durable and a wider variety for first graders to use. I’m hoping it helps those wiggly boys and girls to focus better on their learning. My goal is that if one seat is not working for a child then another option will work.

Mrs. Witmer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Black • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.69 6 $286.14
Deluxe Sit-Upons - Set of 4 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 2 $71.92

Materials cost

$358.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.43

Total project goal

$462.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.86

3 Donors

-$439.00

Donations toward project cost

-$373.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.85

match offer

-$23.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$20.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.58

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$0.00

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