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  • 18 donors
  • $0 still needed

Improving Focus and Motivation

Help me give my students the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of flexible seating.

My Students

Incoming 5th grade students will be working on individual, partner and group projects throughout the school year. I want to allow students to have flexible seating to increase motivation and to allow some choice in the classroom. My experience in the past has shown that 5th graders love to get up from their desks and sit in different spots in the classroom to work on projects and assignments. I would like to add these cushions to my classroom to increase the number of cozy and fun seating options.

My Project

Not all students work best being seated in a Chair, at a desk, throughout the School day. My Goal is to create a classroom that allows for more flexible seating without having to move tables and chairs or rearranging all students' seating. Movable balance balls, floor workstations and cushions to sit on, on the floor or on a chair, will help me .

Flexible seating options and opportunities for slight movements, in a chair, on balance balls, help all students, in particular those with some special needs, by increasing concentration and focus.

The cushions include large nubs on one side and small nubs on the other so that students can select the sensory surface they prefer. Flexible seating also increases student motivation by allowing some choice in the classroom.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA557DC - Flex-Space Independent Floor Work Space Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $237.46 1 $237.46
LA487DC - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 1 $142.44
WC218 - Automatic Ball Inflator • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96

Materials cost

$517.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$47.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$603.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.41

Total project goal

$709.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$709.41

17 Donors

-$666.02

Donations toward project cost

-$571.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.89

match offer

-$37.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$31.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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