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Ms. Nam from Bethesda MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Innovative Minds Need Innovative Space!

My students need flexible seating options to support their behavioral and learning needs!

  • $731 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach fourth grade in Maryland within a small, tight-knit community three miles outside of Washington, D.C. My class is a diverse group of children with various learning and physical needs.

We take a hands-on approach to all of the curriculum.

Whether we're getting our hands dirty in science, reading about other cultures, to trying new cuisines, we are engaged in rich discourse. We are a class that uses reasoning, art, and science to understand mathematics and extensive research to discuss current events. As a class, we love to celebrate and share the differences that bring us together and exercise our hopes and dreams for a better future through our writing. Regardless of our background, experience, or perspective, we encourage each other to take risks and to have an open mind. These incredible students strive to reach their highest academic potential, all while becoming more empathetic, reflective, courageous, and collaborative citizens.

My Project

My creative students need the right kind of space to thrive in 4th grade! By providing an element of choice, students will have a sense of ownership that will make them more invested in their learning. They can choose to pull up the wobble stool to engage in a group project or make the choice to read on a balance ball. These portable chairs will move around the room, with the students, and can be used throughout the entire day.

There are many benefits of providing a flexible learning environment.

These chairs foster a sense of calmness, focus, productivity, and collaboration! Sensory input is beneficial for children, all while working on core strength as they learn! After a decade of teaching with traditional seats, it is time to create a modern atmosphere that will prepare future students for the dynamic, fast-paced, and ever-changing world.

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $51.14 2 $102.28
Winsome Wood 24-Inch Square Leg Barstool with Natural Finish, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $39.00 2 $78.00
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Green - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Orange, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Wobble Cushion Balance Disc by Pavandeep Inflatable Wiggle Seat for Flexible Sitting Stability or Core Training- Use on Desk Chair - Free Pump Included (Green) • Amazon Business $19.97 2 $39.94
Wobble Cushion Balance Disc by Pavandeep Inflatable Wiggle Seat for Flexible Sitting Stability or Core Training- Use on Desk Chair - Free Pump Included (Purple) • Amazon Business $19.97 2 $39.94
Wobble Cushion Balance Disc by Pavandeep Inflatable Wiggle Seat for Flexible Sitting Stability or Core Training- Use on Desk Chair - Free Pump Included (Silver) • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$550.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$621.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.64

Total project goal

$730.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$730.93

11 Donors

-$522.11

Donations toward project cost

-$451.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.82

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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