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Mrs. Podraza from Stevensville MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Grab A Stool And Get Busy Creating In Art Class!

Help me give my students proper, working seats for active learning and creating in art class.

  • $2,706 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach visual art to all of the 415 students in my community's public intermediate-level elementary school.

In art class, all students are excited to learn about different artists, both contemporary and from various historical genres, about cultures around the world, and about literary-based artwork.

All while experimenting with many different media to explore ways in which they can express themselves.

Though my students' needs and abilities greatly vary, all students are encouraged to explore at their fullest ability.

My Project

Currently, my 400+ students come to art class excited to create artworks that help them grow and enhance their self-esteem. However, interruptions to their creativity and progress happen when cracks in the 30+-year-old chairs pinch the back of their legs, they can't sit completely in their seats when a bolt has popped up on one side of the seat, and chairs bump back-to-back when students sit forward actively working, causing the art room to be a tight, cluttered maze of furniture.

Elephant Z-stools will be new, working, actual ARTISTS stools that encourage students to actively work at their fullest potential!

Mrs. Podraza
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 415 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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STOOL 22 IN ELEPHANT LAB AND ART • School Specialty $80.47 24 $1,931.28

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