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Mrs. Derrick from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Free Choice Today Leads to Success Tomorrow

My students need more flexible seating that will keep them active in a stable place!

  • $703 goal

This project expired on September 15, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an awesome yet some what shy group of kids that I would like to see come out of their shell more and be more confident in themselves and their thinking.

A lot of my students are fidgeters and have to constantly be moving.

As long as I allow them to move around and collaborate, I see a lot of progress and good work being done!

I believe flexible seating will greatly improve the work I am receiving instead of my students having the feeling they have to stay in one area and wait until I say they can move around. When they do move around and get to make their decisions of where they want to be, I see them concentrating more on their assignments and working harder to complete them correctly. Giving them their freedom to move around also shows them how I respect them as an individual!

My Project

The wobble chairs, and exercise seating, will allow my students to have free choice of where they sit which will help them to feel more self-confident about themselves and work harder to succeed in their academic learning. That's what flexible seating is all about! Each of these has proven to be effective learning tools and I can't wait for my students to prove them right by getting more focus and higher grades with the use of these active seats!

My active students, the chairs, stools, and seats will surely help them to focus and work together while still being active in one spot.

The lap desks will help keep their books and school supplies organized too!

Please help my kids achieve success in second grade!

Mrs. Derrick
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore -The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Black - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $65.95 1 $65.95
ECR4Kids Relax-N-Read Bean Bag Back Pillow Chair with Storage Pockets, Black • Amazon Business $52.00 1 $52.00
ECR4Kids Relax-N-Read Bean Bag Back Pillow Chair with Storage Pockets, Red • Amazon Business $46.32 1 $46.32
ECR4Kids Relax-N-Read Bean Bag Back Pillow Chair with Storage Pockets, Green • Amazon Business $44.00 1 $44.00
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore -The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Yellow - Toddler (10in) • Amazon Business $42.95 1 $42.95
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Red - Toddler (10in) • Amazon Business $42.95 1 $42.95
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore -The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Green - Toddler (10in) • Amazon Business $42.95 1 $42.95
Kids Folding 17" x 11" Lap Desk with Storage - Green - Durable Lightweight Portable Laptop Computer Children's Desks for Homework or Reading. No Assembly Required. • Amazon Business $19.97 2 $39.94
Folding Lap Desk, laptop desk, Breakfast Table, Bed Table, Serving Tray - The lapdesk Contains Extra Storage space and dividers, & folds very easy,great for kids, adults, boys, girls • Amazon Business $19.97 2 $39.94
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $29.75 1 $29.75
Bouncy Chair Fidget Bands (10 Pack) - Improves Focus in the School for Kids and Students - Works for ADD ADHD Autism Sensory Needs - Stretchy Feet Band (10) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Red, 29.5" • Amazon Business $18.75 1 $18.75
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Orange, 21.7" • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Green) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Orange) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Green, 25.6" • Amazon Business $15.25 1 $15.25
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Yellow, 17.7" • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50

Materials cost

$558.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$597.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.37

Total project goal

$702.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$702.47

1 Donor

-$702.47

Donations toward project cost

-$597.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.37

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$0.00

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