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Dr. Minerva from Wichita KS is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Time To Finish What We've Begun!

Help me give my students reliable chairs and rings to keep stability balls in place that will make the flexible seating more functional.

  • $352 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright, creative young adults who are beginning to think about their lives beyond the high school. All AP and Honors students, they are leaders, editors, artists, star athletes, theater and music standouts. These are students who can accomplish a lot during the eighty-minute class periods, especially when they are at ease.

When I added flexible seating last year, my junior and senior ELA students responded with enthusiasm.

Many began arriving early to choose a favorite seat or table.

Unfortunately, the secondhand furniture was no match for active students, and soon the wooden chairs were more appropriate for kindling than student seating. The stability balls roll. Getting from one end of the room to the other requires a map in the full classes, where bulky chairs inhibit walking routes.

My Project

The sleek office-style chairs, wobble seats, and rings to anchor stability balls will enable students to move around the room more easily. I can get rid of the chairs that have not aged well.

With furniture that is built for teens in classrooms, students will be more productive and comfortable.

Thanks to flexible seating, they can collaborate at tables and in comfortable chairs; this is a great improvment over shoving big, blocky desks together during group time or sitting in rows.

I want to make this room work better for these upperclassmen who are preparing for their futures and for the students who come after them. They all deserve to have furniture that is functional and inviting.

Dr. Minerva
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids ACE Active Core Engagement Wobble Stool for Kids, Flexible Classroom and Home Seating, 20”, Eggplant • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair - Blue • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
AmazonBasics Low-Back Computer Chair - Blue • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
URBNFit Exercise Ball Base - Balance Ball Stand for Workouts or Use As an Office Chair at Your Desk - Create a Pregnancy Seat for Birthing Exercises, Yoga, Pilates (4 Piece) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98

Materials cost

$247.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$299.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.79

Total project goal

$351.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$351.93

12 Donors

-$316.93

Donations toward project cost

-$269.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.54

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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