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Ms. Hernandez from San Francisco CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Putting Kids in Control of Their Own Learning!

My students need options for flexible seating for a more comfortable environment that helps them be their best learning selves. Having soft seats and comfortable pillows are easily accessible anywhere in the classroom.

  • $309 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing kids. They are kind, helpful, hardworking, and try their best both academically and socially every day. Unfortunately, in addition to the typical social issues a 3rd grader may experience, my students often have additional stressors in their lives beyond their control. I try to create a learning environment that is safe and rigorous and also supports their wide variety of social and emotional needs.

Families at our school are loving, hardworking, and care so much about their children's education.

We are an urban school that celebrates diversity. Our student population includes an equal mix of African American, Latino, and Asian Pacific Islander students. We serve English Language Learners, support special needs through inclusion, and provide strong social-emotional support to all students. Additionally, over 75% of the students attending our school qualify for free or reduced price lunch.

My Project

The students know that when they are having a hard time focusing in their seats they are welcome to choose a spot where they can do their best learning. Having a variety of seating options will allow students to have control over their environment to optimize their learning time. Having these soft seats, and pillows will help students feel more comfortable so they are less distracted and unproductive. I've noticed a group of students take all of their independent work time to try and make a comfortable space. Having more flexible seating will help eliminate this time wasted in order to have more productive learning time.

Ms. Hernandez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC571SG - Calming Colors™ Giant Pillow - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
BR302RD - Comfy Floor Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
BR302BU - Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD381SG - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD381SB - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD381MN - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Mint Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD381SE - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Sea Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$209.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$262.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.29

Total project goal

$308.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$308.58

8 Donors

-$283.22

Donations toward project cost

-$241.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.18

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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