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Mrs. Maples from Birmingham AL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexin' On That Seat

Help me give my students a healthy and productive resource to use their energy.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a first-year teacher, I am eager to provide my students with unique opportunities to keep them engaged and interested in learning. Some students can find it frustrating when they don’t understand or when they become bored of the same old routine. Given the right resources my students can find their own self-motivation as well as an interest in succeeding; they are eager to learn new things and share their ideas with their peers if given the opportunity. My students are full of energy and I want to encourage the energy that drives them with hands-on experiences they can manipulate and create experiences with. Allowing my students an opportunity to create their own perspectives has helped my students trust, learn accountability and my students have enjoyed attending school to widen their perspectives.

My Project

My students love releasing energy throughout the day, but due to their current stiff chairs, their movement can be distracting to their learning as well as to others. From accidents and loud noises from falling out of their chairs to moving all around their desk causing others to get up and move around, stiff chairs have become a distraction.

Flexible seating for our energy-filled class can help my student release their energy in a positive way.

My students can choose which resource would be most beneficial for them. Students can choose different forms of flexible seating, such as bouncing and keeping their entire body moving, wobbling in their chair keeping their core in full movement or keeping their feet active with a flexible band!

Mrs. Maples
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 15 students.

18 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WALIKI Chair Ball with Feet for Kids 4 Pack | Alternative Classroom Seating Ball | 18"/45CM Color Mix • Amazon Business $59.98 1 $59.98
WALIKI Chair Ball with Feet for Kids 4 Pack | Alternative Classroom Seating Ball | 18"/45CM Color Mix • Amazon Business $59.98 1 $59.98
Active Kids Chair - Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y - Grades K-1-2 - 14" High - Flexible Seating Classroom - Corrects Posture - Blue • Amazon Business $48.99 1 $48.99
The Original Bouncy Bandsxae for Desks - Children Love Bouncing Their feet and Feeling The Tension to Relieve Their Anxiety, hyperactivity, Frustration, or Boredom. • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chairs (Black) • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97

Materials cost

$258.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$21.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.39

Total project goal

$369.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.26

18 Donors

-$368.02

Donations toward project cost

-$313.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.24

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$0.00

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