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

Ms. Smith's Flexible Seating Classroom

My students need flexible seating such as stools, wobble chairs, and balance balls so that they feel empowered in their own learning! They will have choice in seats and where to work which will help them want to learn more.

  • $791 goal

This project expired on November 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am entering my third year as a Kindergarten teacher in the Bronx. I am one of two Kindergarten classes in the school. I look forward to coming in every morning and see not only what I can teach my kids but what they can teach me. I am constantly looking for ways to improve myself and my classroom to benefit my kids.

My students are always so eager to learn more and more.

They come into my classroom with little to no oral language. They want to learn everything I can teach them and more. They are extremely curious about the world and always asking questions. We work on building independence in my classroom. One way is by giving students choices in their learning. They grow up so much in a year, I just want to help them grow even more.

My Project

In my classroom I work building independence with my children. One way to build independence is by giving students choices in their learning. I want my students to have choices in how they learning and working in my classroom. This is why my project is flexible seating. One of the things with flexible seating is choice in where to sit and where to work.

When students have choice, they feel empowered in their learning.

This will allow the students in my classroom to have some choice in where they work. The students will also feel more comfortable while they are learning; you cannot learn if you are uncomfortable. I am hoping to give my students the opportunity to increase their learning they way they want to learn.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Grey/Orange • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
Active Kids Chair - Active Chairs for Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers & Children Who Can’t Sit Still - Great 14" Wobble Chair for Kids with ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture | Green - Age range 3-7y • Amazon Business $54.99 2 $109.98
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple/Pink • Amazon Business $53.99 2 $107.98
Active Kids Chair - Active Chairs for Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers & Children Who Can’t Sit Still - Great 14" Wobble Chair for Kids with ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture | Blue - Age range 3-7y • Amazon Business $42.99 2 $85.98
Pearington Kids Classroom & Home Steel Stacking Stool, Multi-Color (Pack 5) • Amazon Business $48.60 1 $48.60

Materials cost

$632.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$671.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.58

Total project goal

$790.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$790.53

7 Donors

-$765.53

Donations toward project cost

-$650.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$114.83

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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