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Ms. Reest from Garden City MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seated for Success!

Help me give my students yoga ball chairs to complement our current flexible seating options.

  • $412 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a very small district, our city is less that 6 square miles. There is a great sense of pride in the community. Children grow up here, buy houses here, and raise their families here only to start the cycle over again. A large number of the teaching and support staff are graduates of our district or currently live in our district. I've never seen such a strong sense of pride in a city. It's a place where everyone really does know your name. That sense of community begins in my classroom and it's exciting to be such an integral part of that.

My Project

Two years ago I created my first donors choose project to implement flexible seating in my kindergarten classroom.

Young children are not meant to sit still for extended periods of time.

Giving my students the freedom to choose where to sit during learning times has significantly decreased unwanted behaviors and increased student achievement and time spent on task. I'm able to spend more time planning lessons and less figuring out how to arrange my students to minimize off task behaviors.

I've had such great success with my current arrangement, I'd like to give my students more seating options for work times. These chairs would allow my students to "get the wiggles out" while they work.

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

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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, Purple • Amazon Business $52.56 6 $315.36

Materials cost

$315.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$350.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.78

Total project goal

$411.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$411.87

5 Donors

-$303.00

Donations toward project cost

-$258.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.70

match offer

-$107.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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