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Mrs. Figarola from Miami Beach FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

If I Can Focus, I Can Learn!

Help me give my students the opportunity to SOAR and be the best version of themselves, by providing them the option to choose their own flexible seating.

  • $1,035 goal

This project expired on February 10, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember back when you were 11 years old? Do you remember your 5th grade teacher? I sure don't! This is because that person probably never impacted my life...That teacher most likely never had an environment that addressed my needs, made me feel comfortable, motivated me, or took the time to make sure that I was having fun while learning.

This year, I have been given the opportunity to teach 16 very different 5th grade, gifted students.

These children all have different learning styles, different abilities, ​and different cultural backgrounds. Some are intrinsic motivators, while others are extrinsic. The one thing they all have in common is their willingness to learn, their desire to succeed, but most importantly, their hunger and eagerness for knowledge.

Their excitement for knowledge is contagious! They are not only inquirers, but they continuously rise up to any challenge that I give them. They are truly an amazing group of children!

My Project

My students all have different learning abilities. Having the option of flexible seating in the classroom will provide them with the opportunity to learn in their own personal way. When you provide a child with options, they feel comfortable, they feel as if they belong, this motivates them to succeed.

By providing them with the opportunity to choose their own learning environment, You are allowing them to develop their wings so they can soar!

Remember that these children are our future!!! Please help me help them be the best they can be by providing them with the opportunity to choose their flexible seating option.

Mrs. Figarola
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CK40BU - Jumbo Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.99 1 $149.99
CK40RD - Jumbo Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.99 1 $149.99
LC561RD - Giant Comfy Pillow - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
LC561BU - Giant Comfy Pillow - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 4 $99.96
Garland Rug Medallion Area Rug, 9-Feet by 12-Feet, Black • Amazon Business $87.00 1 $87.00
WC218 - Automatic Ball Inflator • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$836.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$879.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$155.20

Total project goal

$1,034.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,034.64

4 Donors

-$980.22

Donations toward project cost

-$836.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$143.28

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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