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Mrs. Kruit from East Chicago IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Giving Students a Choice

My students need the least restrictive enviromant, therefore would benefit greatly if they had the ability to choose the type of seating that could help increase productivity.

  • $311 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a low social economic area. They are starved for attention from anyone. They may have a lack of supervision at home and they often have disciplinary problems in a standardized classroom and a standardized desk. The freedom to move about freely will allow them to use up some energy on the balance board. The flexible seating would provide them the comfort to relax, tap their foot, roll about if needed and would make for a much more conducive learning environment.

My Project

The purpose of multi differentiated seating in the classroom is to release tension and anxiety while allowing the students to remain on task and focused. The balance balls will help the students who have a difficult time sitting still. These will enable students to either roll around or rock back and forth while they work without disturbing others. The balance boards will let the students release energy through their feet and legs without having to leave their seats or tapping loudly, causing disturbances in the classroom.

Giving the students a choice, even the simple choice of choosing the type of seat, will help them feel that they have some control of their learning.

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Mrs. Kruit
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 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $60.86 1 $60.86
Black Mountain Products Balance Trainer Wobble Board • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 2 $39.96
HODEDAH IMPORT Hodedah Armless, Low-Back, Adjustable Height, Swiveling Task Chair with Padded Back and Seat in Blue • Amazon Business $20.04 1 $20.04
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 $19.99 1 $19.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$230.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$264.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.63

Total project goal

$310.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$310.85

2 Donors

-$310.85

Donations toward project cost

-$264.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.63

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$0.00

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