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Ms. Nitta from Kelso WA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focused and Comfortable Seating Choices!

My students need to stay focus while working independently. Having the option of sitting on a wobble chair or a wobble cushion allows my students to focus on their work while getting their wiggles out.

  • $529 goal

This project expired on November 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year of teaching third grade to a wonderful and creative group of boys and girls at a Title I school. They are excited to learn and come to school each day. It is important to ensure that children enjoy learning. Throughout the learning experience of each student, it is important that they continue the motivation to grow in their learning. They will take their joy of learning into the next grade and beyond. Therefore, they need all the necessary materials that will make them successful, independent, and confident learners. With your help, this can continue.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During students independent work times they choose a spot in the classroom that works for them. Currently my students are choosing to work in a variety of locations in our room. For example, students will work at different tables or will sit or lay on the floor with a clipboard. Making sure students are comfortable helps motivate students to work hard and stay focus. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they are given a choice in their seating. They almost always make good choices about where they sit, are more engaged, and get more work completed than when they are just sitting at their desk.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them additional flexible seating options to make more effective learning choices.

The 4 wobble stools and 4 wobble cushions will allow students to sit comfortably at our round table and kidney table. These seats will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get their wiggles out. The wobble stools and cushions gentle rolls with the students natural movements, so students are supported and comfortable while they get their wiggles out. They can also be used as an alternative chair if needed! They are lightweight and can be easily used in many areas of the classroom.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and attitude and hope that the additional flexible seating options will help us focus more!

Ms. Nitta
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR126RD - Wobble Chair - Red - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 4 $319.96
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96

Materials cost

$379.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.21

Total project goal

$528.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$528.07

2 Donors

-$526.31

Donations toward project cost

-$448.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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