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Mrs. Lambropoulos-Ilin from Chicago IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Part 2: Flexible Seating in 4th Grade!!

My students need exercise balls, yoga mats, and other flexible seating options. Students learn better when they can move around in the classroom and have a variety of seating and moving options.

  • $245 goal

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My Students

I have a wonderful group of 28 students this year! They love to work together, read, and create projects. Many come from low income and single parent homes but are always in attendance and ready to learn daily. They are motivated, respectful to one another and love to experience new ways of doing things. The students take pride in their work and love to show it off, either in the hallway or inviting others into our classroom. These and all students should have the best resources when it comes down to their education.

My Project

Many students need a variety of seating options to learn effectively. I have done some remodeling in the classroom already and the response from the students has been positive. In doing so, I have decided to move onto creating more options. For the student who can't sit still in their seat, yoga balls. To get into group work, crates that I will transform as seats and finally some more yoga mats when kids just need to lay on the floor. This will definitely make learning more effective for many students, as sitting in the same spot can make it a daily inconvenience for them.

Mrs. Lambropoulos-Ilin
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 28 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Exercise Ball, LuxFit Premium EXTRA THICK Yoga Ball '2 Year Warranty' - Swiss Ball Includes Foot Pump. Anti-Burst - Slip Resistant! 45cm, 55cm, 65cm, 75cm, 85cm Size Fitness Balls (Black, 75cm) • Amazon Business $18.95 4 $75.80
Muscle Rack MK131311-B2PK 11" x 13" x 13" Black Milk Crate (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $13.98 3 $41.94
Reehut 1/2-Inch Extra Thick High Density NBR Exercise Yoga Mat for Pilates, Fitness & Workout w/ Carrying Strap (Black) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
BalanceFrom BFGY-AP6GY Go Yoga All Purpose Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap, Gray • Amazon Business $17.87 1 $17.87

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