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Ms. Ames from Salem OR is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sit Here, Sit There, Sit Anywhere!

My students need a variety of seating for the classroom, like wiggle seats, yoga balls, and stools.

  • $399 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

This year I work with 3 separate classes doing pullouts for math and reading. I have loved getting to know so many students at my school. I work at an amazing school, with wonderful students, families, and coworkers.

Next year I will be getting my own classroom and I couldn't be more excited!

I believe that students have their own unique, individual needs, and every student learns differently. It is my lifelong goal to teach to the best of my abilities to every single student to exactly who they are and what they are capable of.

My Project

I am setting up this project to help my classroom get flexible seating. Flexible seating is a great opportunity for students to be able to sit comfortably in the classroom. The idea of flexible seating is that during independent work time students are able to choose where they sit while they do work. Right now I have a lowered table with crate chairs, lap desks for the carpet and yoga mats for students to sit anywhere on the floor comfortably. It optimizes student learning because students can be active while still completing work and learning. I've learned by using flexible seating that students are more engaged and less disruptive of their classmates when they are given a choice of where to work.

Having flexible seating will help create a classroom community of independent, responsible students who can choose the best possible seat for their learning.

Flexible seating is a chance for students to learn and complete work while still getting the chance for their bodies to be moving in a safe, non distracting way at school. After learning about the benefits of flexible seating, there is no other way I want my classroom to be set up. Thank you for your support!

Ms. Ames
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $51.08 1 $51.08
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Fidget Bands (10-Pack) - Improves Focus For School Kids and Classroom Students - ADHD ADD SPD Autism Sensory Needs - Bounce & Stretch Foot Band For Chairs by Solace • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Wiggle Seat - Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Certified Ages 6+ - Blue • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Wiggle Seat Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Green • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Wiggle Seat Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Orange • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Wiggle Seat - Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Certified Ages 6+ - Purple • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Wiggle Seat Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Red • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Wiggle Seat Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Pink • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Pink, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$303.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$338.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.73

Total project goal

$398.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$398.22

4 Donors

-$224.00

Donations toward project cost

-$190.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.60

match offer

-$174.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.13

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$0.00

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