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Mrs. Long from Wichita KS is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Increase Engagement With Flexible Seating!

Help me give my students another option for flexible seating that will strengthen their core, improve their posture and decrease their discomfort!

  • $207 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently have twenty one energized students. My students are creative, full of energy, and love to ask questions. They come to school each day with a positive mentality. We strive on having a growth mindset.

Many of my students don't complete work outside of school due to the lack of supplies at home.

We are a Title I school where 92% of our students receive free or reduced lunches.

We are also an English as a Second Language School where seven of my students only speak a different language at school. This means that school is very important for them to get the English language exposure.

My Project

Flexible seating lets students take control of their education. Students are allowed to select seating that allows them to do their best work.

My students are noticeably more engaged when they are allowed to select where they want to sit.

It also decreases disruptions towards other peers.

The idea of sitting on a balance chair versus a traditional student chair is that the instability of an exercise ball will require the student to use their trunk muscles of their body. Also, by getting the balance chair seats my students will benefit by increasing their core strength, improving their posture and decreasing their discomfort.

Mrs. Long
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $44.67 3 $134.01

Materials cost

$134.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.97

Total project goal

$206.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$206.44

2 Donors

-$206.44

Donations toward project cost

-$175.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.97

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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