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Mrs. Cavanaugh from Waterford CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kids Control Their Own Learning Through Flexible Seating

My students need the bouncy desk bands, kneeling pads, peanut seats, donut balls, wobble cushions, balance balls, and lap desks.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a small, country school located in Waterford, CA. We have about 175 students K-8 in our school. This upcoming year, 2018-2019, I will have about 20 students in my first grade class. These students are active, lively, and so eager about learning. They love to be learning and moving!

R.F.

School is unique for many reasons, but mainly for its small size. I get the opportunity to form relationships with each of my students. I love my job & I love being their teacher!

My Project

Flexible seating will allow my students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. Each day, students will get the opportunity to choose a seat they feel they can do their best in. My current plan for flexible seating is: lowered table with kneeling pads and wobble cushions, raised desks with bouncy bands, desks with balance balls, peanut seats, and lap desks at the carpet.

I have discovered that my students are focused and eager to learn when comfortable.

By using flexible seating, the students will be able to make smart choices in where they sit. If they do not work well in one area, they will learn to problem solve and select another.

The products that I have selected for this project will help to get my students engaged in their learning. I have seen flexible seating positively affect students learning and I am so excited to see what it will do with my upcoming class.

Mrs. Cavanaugh
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 4 $79.92
Milliard Anti-Burst Peanut Ball Variety Pack - Approximate Sizes: Green 39x20" (100x50cm) & Blue 31x15" (80x40cm) Physio Roll • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
NNEWVANTE Lap Desk for kids with Storage Portable Children's Table for Homework or Reading Breakfast Bed Tray Child Art Plastic Stackable Table, Pack of 2 : Blue and Light Green • Amazon Business $34.00 2 $68.00
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
Bouncy Bands for Desks (Black) • Amazon Business $14.95 4 $59.80
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Orange, 21.7" • Amazon Business $13.10 4 $52.40
Set of 4 - Foam Kneeling Pads Garden Knee Mat / Gardening Seat Cushion • Amazon Business $8.98 2 $17.96

Materials cost

$421.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.50

Total project goal

$583.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.35

3 Donors

-$550.00

Donations toward project cost

-$467.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.50

match offer

-$33.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$28.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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