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Mrs. Bufkin-Mathew from Dallas TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sitting Like Bosses-Flex Style

Help me give my students some flexible seating options to continuously engage and foster their learning experiences!

  • $744 goal

This project expired on April 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"So this is how it looks?", is a phrase often heard in my classroom. Also, one would find students engaged, interacting, discussing, and investigating. One might be SHOCKED to know that this is a struggling neighborhood in Dallas, Texas. These students are special because although their lives and surroundings can be difficult, they come to their home away from home, each day eager to learn.

Regardless of living in a low income area and attending a Title I school with all their meals provided, my babies/students deserve their chance to meet and succeed the huge learning gap of peers their age.

Poverty is a difficult cycle to break, but with all of our help their lives can be forever changed!

My Project

As a Title 1 school, our students come from many challenging backgrounds. To sit in one firm chair and desk for 8 hours without moving can make an already frustrated and exhausted student reach their limits! We need to provide safe, comfortable, and enriching environments to foster learning!

How many of you would be able to function sitting in one hard chair and desk all day?

We want each child to be able to control their own learning like BOSSES! Each child should be able to move and feel at home, at their home away from home! Please help me to provide a comfortable couch, chairs, and flex balls to allow my babies to feel ease when learning new skills!

Mrs. Bufkin-Mathew
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC347GR - Flex-Space Comfy Couch - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 4 $199.96
LA485 - Flex-Space 17" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $113.94 1 $113.94

Materials cost

$592.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$631.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.49

Total project goal

$743.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$743.28

7 Donors

-$247.76

Donations toward project cost

-$210.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.16

match offer

-$495.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$421.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.33

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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