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Mr. Fenner from Channelview TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Comfortable With Learning!

My students need These types of seating and tools to incorporate flexible seating in our classroom.

  • $1,727 goal

This project expired on April 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a sixth year teacher working on my first year trying flexible seating. I teach at a low-income/Title I school district, and my students face several challenges both in and out of the classroom. This year we were struck by Hurricane Harvey and our school was really not damaged, but the homes of many of my students were.

Despite the hardships they have faced, they are resilient and spirited learners making their way back.

They like to move, they love to read and love lots of positive attention. From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able personally to solve the many challenges they face outside of school. However, I can certainly make a powerful impact on the eight hours they spend here at school every day.

My Project

This has been my first year implementing flexible seating in my classroom and so far it has been a great success. For our first project, we got a little bit of everything just to try it out. We were able to get additional items from Goodwill but these options have been the most requested items that the students like. When students are comfortable they are more successful in class. We have really loved this so far this year and only wish we had more.

I would like to get a new set of each option so that more of my students can sit at their first choice of seating.

We will use the floor rockers and yoga balls to provide personal choice and a comfortable learning environment in the classroom and we will use the clipboard and lap trays to ensure students can really work no matter where they choose to sit.

Mr. Fenner
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 54 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honey-Can-Do TBL-02869 Portable Laptop Lap Desk with Handle, Black, 23 L x 16 W x 2.5 H • Amazon Business $18.56 20 $371.20
Stock #91656 - Virco ZFLROCK15 Zuma Floor Rocker Chair 15" Shell (Black) • Worthington Direct $80.95 4 $323.80
Norwood Commercial Furniture Adjustable-Height Kidney Activity Table, 72" W x 48" D, Gray/Black, NOR-RCEKD72C-OKBK • Amazon Business $285.50 1 $285.50
Gaiam Backless Balance Ball Chair - 52cm Stability Ball Home & Office Desk Chair with Inflation Pump, Blue • Amazon Business $59.98 4 $239.92
Seville Classics 15-Drawer Organizer Cart, Black • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Opaque Color Letter Size Standard Clip (Pack of 6) (Assorted) • Amazon Business $16.55 4 $66.20

Materials cost

$1,356.61

Vendor shipping charges

$60.93

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,467.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$259.04

Total project goal

$1,726.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,726.93

1 Donor

-$863.46

Donations toward project cost

-$733.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$129.52

match offer

-$863.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$733.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$129.52

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$0.00

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