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Ms. Fairbanks from Delhi IA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stay Flexible in Your Approach!

My students need these items - like ball chairs, stools, wobble cushions, and a coffee table - in order to have an incredible and vibrant space to work independently and share ideas with peers!

  • $460 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at my school are amazing in numerous ways! I want to ensure that they know they are worthy of an amazing education and a supportive atmosphere. We are a close-knit community and it is important that our classroom is a safe and engaging one. These students are talented and need to be encouraged and motivated to learn. With your generous donation and support, you are helping to promote valuable learning and provide these students with a brighter future. Any donation is extremely helpful and greatly appreciated by not only me but my students as well. Thank you!

My Project

In my experience, I've learned that students learn best when given the ability and flexibility in having a role in the way they learn. Reading is an essential part of learning which is why I am choosing to create a reading nook in my classroom this year. The crates will be recreated into benches/chairs with cushions to be placed around the table for group work. Students will also have the flexibility to move around the room with these. The furniture in all will create a vibrant and exciting area of the classroom, giving students the motivation to learn. This area also promotes ways of engaging with others during projects and assignments throughout the year. Students will be given the option to choose what type of chair they would like to do their learning in for the day. Students will be able to choose from a stool, exercise ball, wiggle cushion, cushioned crate, and bouncy band. All of these flexible seating options will allow students to choose how and where they want to learn in a comfortable manner. Many of these seating options are great for students who struggle with ADHD and have difficulties staying focused. We cannot look at the change in our modernized world and then look into a classroom that is not modernized. Students learn differently and I am wanting to provide them with as much flexibility in my classroom as possible in order to help them succeed. Please help support my classroom; any amount is greatly appreciated!

Ms. Fairbanks
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17 3/4" Height, 11 3/4" Wide, 11 3/4" Length, Black Legs (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Orange) • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Green) • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
DHP Parsons Modern Coffee Table, Black Wood Grain • Amazon Business $37.19 1 $37.19
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer w/Free 9-Page Ebook - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Black) • Amazon Business $11.36 3 $34.08
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Magenta) • Amazon Business $10.50 3 $31.50
Sakolla (5 Count) Natural Latex Stretch Foot Bands Workout ADHD ADD SPD Autism Sensory Needs & Stretch Foot Band for Chairs by Solace Helps Improve Focus in The Classroom Rehab Or Physical Therapy • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$332.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$390.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.90

Total project goal

$459.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$459.34

2 Donors

-$459.34

Donations toward project cost

-$390.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.90

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$0.00

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