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Ms. Gilmore from Baltimore MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

It’S Time to Be Flexible!

Help me give my students a set of wobble chairs, balance balls, seat cushions, lap desks and lap trays.

  • $1,021 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in the inner-city, however, my students come from all over the city. They chose my school for its innovative approach. We have an outdoor classroom, place-based instruction, and arts integration. My school inspires my students and me to be more creative and thoughtful. This year I want to be innovative and allow my students some choice in the classroom. Many of my students don’t have a lot of control over their situations. Letting them have a voice in the classroom helps to build community.

My Project

These materials will help turn my classroom into a creative Mecca. The children will be able to choose the type of seating that helps them be the most successful.

When students are comfortable and relaxed, they are most able to learn.

My school puts an emphasis on being student-centered and flexible seating will help to achieve that in my classroom.

Research has shown flexible seating increases focus and stamina. Two of the most important factors for students to be available to learn. I hope to create a safe, comfortable space for my students where they feel valued and happy.

Ms. Gilmore
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC762GR - Flex-Space Premium Wobble Chair - 12" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 4 $279.96
KIT: SEATING SOLUTIONS - IN-SEAT OPTIONS - SET OF 10 • School Specialty $263.40 1 $263.40
LA485DC - Flex-Space 17" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $113.94 1 $113.94
Trademark Global Laptop Buddy 72-698005 Cushion Desk With Pen and Cup Holder, Gray • Staples Advantage $14.04 4 $56.16
LAP TRAY GREEN EACH • School Specialty $9.44 4 $37.76

Materials cost

$751.22

Vendor shipping charges

$30.12

State sales tax

$45.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$867.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.12

Total project goal

$1,020.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,020.80

3 Donors

-$676.00

Donations toward project cost

-$589.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.55

match offer

-$327.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$278.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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