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Mrs. Potts from Church Road VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting the Stage to Engage Pirates to Superheroes!

Help me give my students flexible seating choices and engaging lesson supplies that will let them be pirates and superheroes!

  • $591 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are from a rural area in Central Virginia. They are from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds. Students are enthusiastic learners however many do not have supportive home environments. They are often from single parent homes and many of them travel back and forth between parents during the week. This makes settling in and feeling secure in their learning environment very important. I also currently have an ESL learner from Puerto Rico. My students are anxious to work together with their peers and this provides equally important opportunities for the English students to learn about another culture.

My Project

Students learn best in an environment where they are comfortable and can work with their peers to build collaborative relationships that extend their learning experiences beyond the classroom. By removing the barriers of tables and traditional chairs the students will be able to comfortably work together. Wobble stools provide students with seating choices that fit their needs which will improve student academic achievement.

Research shows that by providing choices in the academic learning environment we can teach them to make responsible decisions.

I also hope to grow creative learners by using new and innovative teaching strategies that engage students by creating room transformations like Pirates and Superheroes for teaching r-controlled vowel phonics sounds. Building excitement for learning helps students take ownership in their academic experience. Restructuring the classroom with flexible seating and implementing new and innovative teaching strategies is going to raise student engagement and help them grow together.

Mrs. Potts
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom & Elementary School, ADD/ADHD - Made in USA - Age 6-7, Grade 1-2, Green (14in) • Amazon Business $62.98 4 $251.92
Splinter Woodworking Co. Giant Tower Game | 60 Large Blocks | Storage Crate / Outdoor Game Table | Starts at 32in Big | Stacks up to 5ft in Gameplay | Genuine Jumbo Toppling Yard Games | Backyard Set • Amazon Business $99.95 1 $99.95
GIGGLE N GO Inflatable Bowling Pins - Giant Outdoor Games for Kids and Family. Great for Indoor or Outdoor Games. Our Kids Bowling Set Inc 6, 27in Bowling Pins, 1, 24in Ball and 1 Pump • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
ADJOY Superhero Capes and Masks for Kids Bulk - DIY Children Capes for Birthday Party - 14sets(28pcs) • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
FUN LITTLE TOYS 288 PCs Pirate Gold Coins and Pirate Gems Jewelery Playset, Plastic Gold Coins, Goodie Bag Fillers Party Favor for Kids(144 Coins+144 Gem) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Super Z Outlet Black Felt Pirate Captain Eye Patches Skull Crossbones for Children Party Favors and Costume Prop (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$464.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.54

Total project goal

$590.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$590.29

7 Donors

-$411.50

Donations toward project cost

-$380.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.97

match offer

-$142.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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