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Mrs. Southerington from Cincinnati OH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focusing with Flexible Seating

My students need flexible seating options to reduce restlessness and help improve student focus.

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low-income/high poverty school where 100% of the students are on free breakfast and lunch. My students come from families for whom education is a second thought. Their families are more concerned about putting food on the table and aren't able to purchase supplies for school.

My students are naturally inquisitive and have a deep desire to learn.

They are constantly asking to be taught more and more. I'm not asking for a handout for my students, I just want them to have an even playing field. They are like sponges soaking up information.

My Project

Comfy floor seats, balance balls, and bean bag seats will provide kids with a special place to sit in my classroom. These items will allow my students to work around the room comfortably and in a more focused manner. It provides the environment they need to be their best.

The more choices students have, the more they will feel invested and responsible for their learning.

These seating options will allow them to wiggle, kneel, or lay around the room. Students will be more engaged, more excited, and have a higher desire to learn. Students do their best when they are comfy!

Mrs. Southerington
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC573GR - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$314.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.70

Total project goal

$411.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.35

1 Donor

-$411.35

Donations toward project cost

-$349.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.70

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$0.00

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