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Mr. Spencer from Pinedale CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Mind Only Absorbs What The Seat Can Stand

My students need a double-seat chair, and a yoga bolster to provide seating options in their classroom.

  • $211 goal

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My Students

Despite many of my students' low income/high poverty backgrounds, they love to read, write, and put their imaginations on display through a variety of activities and projects. They come to school eager to learn. This year, our class adopted Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass" as our classroom theme.

My students eagerly enter "Wonderland" each morning with renewed enthusiasm to see what new adventure in learning is awaiting them.

They love sitting in alternative seating. Currently, though, we only have 3 options for seating that is different from the rest of student chairs.

My Project

Flexible, comfortable seating is a necessity for my students. It makes a difference in their motivation and their ability to focus and learn. Many of my students come from 5th grade classrooms where a variety of flexible seating options was the norm.

To say that my students miss the seating options they enjoyed last year is an understatement!

Our classroom is colorful, fun, and inviting, but currently, we only have three flexible seating choices. This project would accommodate 3 more students - two in the Children's Double Comfort Seat Chair, and one in the 100% Organic Cotton Yoga Bolster. These would provide daily opportunities for additional students to enjoy new and different options.

These seating options will allow my students to work independently and in pairs comfortably. My students love earning the privilege of sitting in one of our existing executive chairs for part of the day. With the seating options included in this project, more students may utilize more options each day. This creates excitement, fun, and opportunities for learning.

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Mr. Spencer
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Natural Bentwood Children's Comfort Double-Seat Chair, Birch Finish with Red Cushions • Amazon Business $84.88 1 $84.88
100% Organic Cotton Yoga Bolster by Gayo - Supportive Rectangular Pillow for Yoga and Meditation Cushion (Black) (17"x12"x6") • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$134.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$179.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.62

Total project goal

$210.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$210.81

1 Donor

-$210.81

Donations toward project cost

-$179.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.62

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$0.00

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