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Ms. Hutchins from Benton LA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

This Seating Has Learning & Comfy Written All Over It!

Help me give my students flexible fidget chair bands, stability balls, adjustable recliner seats, and stools for their flexible seating needs

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Students in my classroom are compassionate, creative, and love interactive learning. As fifth graders, it is important they have the ability to collaborate, have a choice, and comfort in the classroom in order to succeed. Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best varies.

As their teacher I work to incorporate different learning strategies, group work activities, and learning options to ensure each students needs are met.

My students need the ability to have a choice that also helps to engage their minds, eliminate restlessness, prevent distractions, and help improve focus and concentration with their tasks at hand.

My Project

One wonderful thing about flexible seating is right in the name: it’s super flexible. That means there are tons of options between stools, flexible bands, balance balls, and much more. And, of course, flexible seating should meet the needs of the students in the classroom. To help narrow down the options, we looked at several ideas on Amazon and example requests from DonorsChoose.org for flexible seating to figure out what the most popular options are for each grade level.

I believe the flexible seating will help to enhance the classrooms working environment.

For example, the constant movement required to remain seated on the balance ball chair engages the child’s mind, eliminating restlessness, preventing distractions, and helping improve focus and concentration with their tasks at hand.

The list of the classroom furniture I want is perfect for my students as it provides a fun and enjoyable alternative seating option and outlet for their excess energy to reduce fidgeting or get the wiggles out.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LakiKid Balance Ball Chairs for Kids - Perfect Stability Balls for Flexible Seating Classroom - Fun Alternative Seating for Students (Kids (45cm), Black) • Amazon Business $19.97 4 $79.88
Trademark Innovations Portable Multiuse Adjustable Recliner Stadium Seat (Black) • Amazon Business $32.87 2 $65.74
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Black • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Flexible Rubber Fidget Chair Bands for Classroom Chairs - Perfect for Kids with fidgety feet, Wiggles and Sensory Needs - 2-Pack Active Seating Bouncy Black Bands 20"x 2" x 3/64" by LakiKid • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94

Materials cost

$225.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.18

Total project goal

$327.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.85

2 Donors

-$327.85

Donations toward project cost

-$278.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.18

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$0.00

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