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Mrs. Deken from Red Rock OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power of Choice: Flexible Seating

My students need the ability to have a choice in their seating options.

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a 3rd grade self contained classroom at a Title I rural school in Oklahoma. I have about 15-17 students on average. My students are energetic, loving, loyal, and friendly. In my classroom we create an environment that is safe for learning as well as engaging.

My students are mainly from low income families, but have a passion for coming to school and thriving despite their situations at home.

They show up and give me their best efforts, and I give them my best effort to teach and keep it engaging. I love my school and my students and would love for them to have opportunities to thrive even more in the classroom and grow as learners.

My Project

I would like for my students to have alternative seating options while working on their center work or collaborating with each other. Having these choices will allow students the ownership over their learning and behavior as well as working with their peers.

The collaboration that goes on during our center time and group work time is very valuable in learning the skills to communicate, work with others, and making decisions.

My students need to be able to move about and sit in other areas of our classroom as well as be comfortable and still engaged in their learning.

I plan to purchase several types of alternative seating, such as wobble cushions, wobble chairs, floor rocker chairs, inflatable seats, lap desks, etc. so that my students have the ability to sit where they choose but are still able to focus and work. Having a choice helps with ownership and allows the students to feel empowered to make their own decisions about seating.

Mrs. Deken
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids SoftZone Kids Gaming Rocker - Soft Foam Chair for Movies, Reading or TV - Black • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Junior, Black (16in) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Junior, Red (16in) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Intex Inflatable Empire Chair, 44" X 43" X 27", Color May Vary, 1 Chair • Amazon Business $25.50 3 $76.50
bintiva Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump/Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96

Materials cost

$404.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$473.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.55

Total project goal

$557.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.00

7 Donors

-$528.67

Donations toward project cost

-$449.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.30

match offer

-$28.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$24.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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