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Mrs. Icenhour from Lenoir NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning, From the Comfort of My Seat!

Help me give my students the option to move about our learning environment and have comfortable options to choose from like the Flex-space comfy floor seat to make their learning a great experience.

  • $409 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I am privileged to teach come from diverse backgrounds. Our school is in one of the highest poverty areas in our school district. Currently all of our students are receiving free breakfast and lunch through a grant for high poverty areas. Many of our students come from single parent homes and are often faced with the challenges of unemployment, domestic violence and poverty.

My current classroom is filled with busy little boys and girls eager to to explore and expand their knowledge with all that the first grade has to offer!

It is my goal to have successful students with a true love of learning.

My students often lack the support they need at home to reinforce the learning that takes place at school. It is my goal to create a rich learning environment that encourages my students to become independent learners, while at the same time creating a community of parents and guardians that want to become involved with all their student is learning. I can do this by providing support and materials to aid them in helping their children.

My Project

The materials I am requesting will allow my students to choose where they want to learn. The Wobble Seats allow for wiggling without disrupting their peers. Often students are so distracted they are unable to focus. The ability to 'wiggle" helps them to focus in a way that is not disruptive to others.

When students are allowed choices through flexible seating it empowers them to learn in a place that makes them comfortable, thus keeping them engaged.

This is what every teacher wants, empowered, engaged little learners! By donating to my project you will be helping my students by providing seating choices and ultimately increasing their focus and academic successes!

Mrs. Icenhour
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR124BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
CR122RD - Wobble Chair - Red - 12" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$289.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$346.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.22

Total project goal

$408.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$408.14

2 Donors

-$285.00

Donations toward project cost

-$279.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

match offer

-$79.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$67.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$44.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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