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Mrs. Bidney from Kennedy NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focused with Flexible Seating

My students need wobble stools, balance balls, and wobble cushions as flexible seating options so they are able to take control of their learning in a work space that feels comfortable to them.

  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a small farming community. We are able to look out the window of our classroom and see fields of corn, a red barn, and cows. Even though we are a small community, my students each have unique backgrounds and experiences. Several students have experienced trauma in their lives and my goal is to provide a comforting, inviting classroom where they are focused on learning.

While I cannot control what happens when my students are not with me, I can control their experiences in my classroom!

I hope to inspire my students to show kindness and acceptance of others! My kiddos love having the opportunity to move around, make their own choices, and work alongside their peers.

My Project

By having access to flexible seating such as wobble stools, balance balls, and wobble cushions, my students will feel more empowered by having some choice and control over their learning environment. This seating allows the students to wobble, rock, bounce, lean, and stand, which will increase the oxygen flow to the brain, allowing them to stay more alert and focused!

My goal is to have a classroom environment that allows the students to effectively collaborate, communicate, and critically think about the curriculum.

Flexible seating choices can be easily configured in the classroom which will support my students varied learning styles.

Mrs. Bidney
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC714 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 14" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 4 $279.96
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 4 $79.96
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$459.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.67

Total project goal

$584.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.44

8 Donors

-$352.00

Donations toward project cost

-$308.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.05

match offer

-$220.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$187.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.47

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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