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Ms. Munoz from Topeka KS is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focusing On Our Futures

My students need more options of flexible seating in the classroom!

  • $604 goal

This project expired on October 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a school where many of our students come from an inner city school setting with the majority of them receiving free or reduced lunches. Many of them come from families and homes that are non traditional.

My students come to my room to feel safe, and secure.

We have built a community around each other, where we support and rely on each other to achieve academic, social, and life goals. We have created a family in my classroom. This year I will be "looping" with my kids, so I will have them again for a second year! This will only create a more secure school family for my students and I.

My Project

There have been many studies that have shown the effects that flexible seating has on learning in the classroom. Last year, I wanted to give it a try. I started implementing flexible seating with just a few options. I began with crate seating and wiggle seats.

The increase of student focus was astonishing!

Just by placing a few choices in my classroom gave them options, and the opportunity to move increased their focus and willingness to work. I am moving from second grade to third grade, and I want to continue this innovative aspect in my new classroom.

I know if I add these two new options, the learnature stools and ball seating, to our classroom it will only increase my students' focus and learning. When students are focused you can get them to learn anything. They want to work and they want to do well. It is amazing what children can do when only given the opportunity to move!

Ms. Munoz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learniture Active Learning Chair/Stool, 20" H, Black, LNT-3046-20BK • Amazon Business $73.74 5 $368.70
Trideer 45-85cm Exercise Ball, Birthing Ball, Yoga Pilate Fitness Balance Ball with Pump Plug Kit, Anti-Slip & Anti-Burst, 2000lbs Extra Thick Core Cross Training Ball (Black, 45cm) • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96

Materials cost

$444.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$512.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.47

Total project goal

$603.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$603.15

8 Donors

-$483.15

Donations toward project cost

-$410.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.47

match offer

-$120.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

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$0.00

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