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Ms. Thomas from Saint Joseph MO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Implement Flexible Seating in Our Classroom

Help me give my students lap desks for independent work, balance balls for focus, and stools for group work.

  • $248 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom consist of 28 very unique learners. I have seven students who speak English as a second language. Each one of my students bring something very interesting to the table. Our school is very close to 100% impoverished which, in my opinion, makes my job as an educator even more important. The moment my students walk through the door, I know I have to provide a safe and nurturing environment for them. Each one of them are so bright and inspiring; I love them!

There are a few things that I want to be able to provide for my students when they come into the classroom.

My Project

Giving my students the opportunity to use flexible seating will allow them to learn in their unique element. Not every student is able to learn by sitting in a chair/desk all day. Lap desks will allow students to change their location but still get work done in an organized fashion. Balance balls will help my wiggle worms with their focus during the day. The stools will aide in our group work around the collaboration table.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

My students are all very unique and deserve unique seating in our classroom.

Ms. Thomas
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
POLY & BARK EM-195-AQU-X4-A Trattoria 18" Stool, Aqua • Amazon Business $93.77 1 $93.77
WALIKI Toys Adult Size Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School and Office, Pump Included, 30"/75CM, Gray) • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Lap Desk 43105 LapGear Compact Lap Desk - Charcoal (Fits up to 13" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97

Materials cost

$177.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$210.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.13

Total project goal

$247.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$247.51

1 Donor

-$140.25

Donations toward project cost

-$140.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$82.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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