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Ms. Stanton from Blasdell NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life is Not a Struggle. It's a Wiggle.

My students need seating options that provide a welcoming, supportive, and wiggle-friendly learning environment.

  • $647 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I feel the most effective when I see my students’ individual strengths and perseverance shine. I feel the most effective when a child’s excitement for learning is palpable.

The most memorable and worthwhile learning experiences rarely occur at a steel desk.

I would be so grateful to be able to provide my students with comfortable furniture to make their environment even more conducive for positive and motivating learning.

All children are movers and groovers, and supporting their physical needs is of utmost importance. Flexible seating can help focus, comfort, and motivate students.

My Project

If my project is funded, I plan to allow students to use the bean bag chairs around the room for Independent Reading. Associating independent reading as a comfortable and fun activity will help promote all students' love of literacy.

An author writes, "Studies have shown that the areas that control cognitive and motor functions overlap with each other in the brain, which suggests that it might become easier for people to concentrate when they are doing something physical" (Quora).

The desk bands will be ideal for students who tap their feet to focus while they are seated.

Lap trays will be a wonderful tool for small group work on the Reading Carpet, or around the room. The students will love a mobile desk that will also keep their supplies organized.

The stools will replace metal chairs for students who learn best on a non-traditional type of seat.

Ms. Stanton
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STOOL - CS NEOROK SOFT STOOL HEIGHT 19 - RUBBER BASE - SPECIFY FRAME • School Specialty $84.67 2 $169.34
BOUNCY BANDS FOR DESKS • School Specialty $14.19 10 $141.90
Elite Classic Large Bean Bag, Vinyl, Navy, 38" x 34" x 25" • Staples Advantage $59.99 2 $119.98
LAP TRAY SET OF 6 • School Specialty $45.43 1 $45.43
OPTION CLASS - CS NEOCLASS/NEOMOVE SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
LILAC (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00

Materials cost

$476.65

Vendor shipping charges

$35.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$549.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.97

Total project goal

$646.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$646.44

8 Donors

-$396.44

Donations toward project cost

-$336.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.47

match offer

-$250.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$212.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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