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Ms. C from Glendale AZ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power of Choice! Alternative Seating

Help me give my students alternative seating, such as yoga balls, to give them a more comfortable, flexible environment to read in.

  • $710 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I school, meaning that most qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, and I am constantly looking for ways to provide our students the tools they need to be successful. Our students, as diverse as they come, offer a wide variety of strengths and gifts, and they inspire me every day. Since I came here one year ago, I have seen many positive changes on our campus in the student culture—and I believe that having library time to look forward to helps with the students' day to day, considering what adversity they might endure in their lives. Our campus also hosts special education and a social skills program (E.D. students). I am looking to accommodate ALL students on my campus.

My Project

As a librarian, I understand that not every student will have a strength in reading—so it is important that I create a space and opportunity for them to feel relaxed while approaching a task that may otherwise seem daunting. Students feel more empowered when they have a choice in their environment; with flexible seating, a student can find what is most comfortable for them to best enjoy their library experience, enhancing their body awareness. Students will be able to practice working with others and following directions with the implementation of flexible seating. Additionally, an uncomfortable student is a distracted student, and I want students to completely engross themselves in their library experience to better their academics.

I am hoping to receive the following items, which all would allow ​students to sit comfortably to enjoy their reading, wobble cushions, balance balls, and flex-space giant comfy pillows.

Ms. C
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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21 donors21 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA485 - Flex-Space 17" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $113.94 2 $227.88
LC555BU - Flex-Space Giant Comfy Pillow - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 3 $209.97
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98

Materials cost

$527.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$603.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.49

Total project goal

$709.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$709.94

19 Donors

-$515.00

Donations toward project cost

-$437.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.25

match offer

-$194.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$165.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.24

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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