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Ms. Derdzinski from Tully NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Floor No More! Flexible Seating Options

My students need flexible seating choices, like bean bags and foam chairs. Different chairs allow for comfort while reading and can be easily arranged for group work. The standing desk allows active learners to stand and work.

  • $607 goal

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My Students

"Can I sit on the floor and read?" is a question I frequently hear from my students, and it is a wonderful question! They want to spread out, relax, and really "get into" the reading. My answer is typically yes, but I need something to provide them that's better than a hard tile floor.

My students are at the age where they are still excited and curious about books.

They want to read and they love to discuss the possibilities.

My Project

The bean bag chairs and rocker chairs will be used to make reading more comfortable and can be re-arranged with ease. We often switch from silent reading to group work and discussion about the text; these flexible seating choices will allow for that quick transition.

The lap desks and clip boards will allow students to complete work on the bean bag chairs and rocker chairs.

They can put papers, books, or their laptops on the lap desks.

The standing desk allows active learners the option of standing while working. It also encourages tired children to stay alert. Additionally, students can work together and use their laptops at the standing table.

Flexible seating allows students the daily option of what will work best for their learning needs on any given day.

Ms. Derdzinski
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gold Medal Bean Bags 30010509807 Medium Wet Look Vinyl Beanbag, Tween Size, Red • Amazon Business $53.69 4 $214.76
Z-Line Designs Caelen Multi-Use Standing Desk, Black • Amazon Business $108.99 1 $108.99
ECR4Kids SoftZone Kids Gaming Rocker - Soft Foam Chair for Movies, Reading or TV - Black • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Pinstripe Gray (Fits upto 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
6 Pack Black Plastic Clipboard, Low Profile Clip, Clipboards for classrooms, offices, restaurants, doctor offices, 6 Plastic Clipboard Pack • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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