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Ms. Kelso from Kansas City MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Funding Literacy Freestyle -- Flexible Seating

My students need a variety of seating choices such as wobble seats, cushions, and stability balls to help focus and comfort them while exploring reading and writing.

  • $591 goal

This project expired on November 17, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My name is Kaleigh Kelso and I teach 5th grade reading and writing in the North Kansas City School District!

I am passionate about students having a place in my classroom to feel comfortable while expanding their knowledge and exercising their creativity.

As we all know, what might be comfortable for one person, may not be comfortable for everyone. For this reason, I am asking for funding to get different seating options in my classroom to meet all my students needs to help them be successful!

My Project

In most classrooms, students are expected to all sit at the same type of desk or table and learn the same way. Research shows that students all learn in different ways and have different motivators. It also shows that the more choice we give students in the classroom, the more likely they are to want to come to school.

Together, we can spark kids' interest in the classroom by providing different, fun seating options where they get to choose what works best for them.

Students will have different options such as wobble seats, stability balls, kneeling pads, seat cushions, and more.

It is my goal to make sure my classroom is up-to-date with the latest classroom research, and funding my goal will help support that!

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

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Regency 1620BE Glow 15" Stool, Blue • Amazon Business $47.98 4 $191.92
Trideer 65cm Ball Chair Flexible Seating Exercise Yoga Balancing Ball with Stability Ring & Pump (Office & Home & Classroom) (Ball with Ring (Purple), 65cm) • Amazon Business $32.99 5 $164.95
Sorbus Chevron Storage Ottoman Bench – Foldable/Collapsible with Lid Cover – Perfect Hassock, Foot Stool, Toy Storage Chest, and more (Medium-Bench, Navy Blue) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Cottone 100% Cotton Chair Pads w/ Ties (Set of 2) | 16” x 16” Square | Extra-Comfortable & Soft Seat Cushions | Ergonomic Pillows for Rocking, Dining, Patio, Camping, Kitchen Chairs & More (Navy) • Amazon Business $12.50 2 $25.00
Set of 4 - Foam Kneeling Pads Garden Knee Mat / Gardening Seat Cushion • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98

Materials cost

$464.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.55

Total project goal

$590.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$590.34

9 Donors

-$510.93

Donations toward project cost

-$438.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.89

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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