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Mrs. Dalmacio from Charlotte NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fueling Flexible Readers

My students need flexible seating to reach different learning and reading styles. Seat cushions, stools and floor cushions are just a few great options for students to read in ways that are comfortable.

  • $690 goal

This project expired on December 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders are a diverse and eager group of students who are ready to dive deep into their reading. Their thirst for adventure motivates them to want to explore more books but doing this will take a great deal of reading stamina. They are excited to learn about new genres, new authors, and new characters to connect with.

My goal is to transform my classroom into a place where they can become critical thinkers and readers in the 21st century through their literature experiences in a safe and comfortable environment.

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My Project

My students will benefit from flexible seating options during independent work and independent reading time because it will allow them to choose a location in the classroom that best works for them. These materials will help give students ownership of their learning environment. My goal is to make my students comfortable while reading and providing a variety of areas to do so. I have noticed my students to be more excited about building their reading stamina and completing tasks when they can choose an alternative seat around the room. They are more engaged and are less disruptive because they have the freedom to choose an effective working spot. The exercise balls and wobble chairs will also support students who may need to get the wiggles out while working.

Mrs. Dalmacio
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 3 $209.97
Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Office & Home & Classroom) (Ball with Ring (Mint Green), 65cm) • Amazon Business $34.99 3 $104.97
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Orange, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $15.98 4 $63.92
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$508.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$586.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.44

Total project goal

$689.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$689.61

6 Donors

-$689.61

Donations toward project cost

-$586.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.44

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$0.00

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