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Ms. Reeves from Richmond CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We are the Movers and Shakers!

Help me give my students tools to engage their bodies and brains during learning! Flash Furniture Swivel chairs (4), Kore Patented Wobble stools (2), fidget toys, and a lavender diffuser will all contribute to this goal.

  • $544 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is an inquisitive, explorative, caring bunch of rascals. These students have sweet hearts and good brains, devoting every day to get just a little bit better, working through difficult situations, finding their voice in academics and relationships. There is a steady buzz of movement and voices. Continual high energy is focused into goal-oriented tasks and projects.

My mission is that every student leaves my classroom knowing they have VALUE and the ability to be great CHANGE-MAKERS in their community.

In an ever-changing world full of trials and upsets, children must learn to love themselves and love others. “Ms. R, yesterday she said in circle time she was lonely so today we played together and it was really fun!” “My brain hurts from so much math but my heart is happy because it’s getting easier.” “I just used my growth mindset and I tried again! Look!”

Our scholars are largely underserved, working hard to bridge the opportunity gap. They are aware of the obstacles they already face, and continue to teach me what it looks like to live a life of hope and joy. I am a better person for their eager minds and open hearts. Look out world!

My Project

Thanks to DonorsChoose.org, I started flexible seating this year. I have spent a considerable amount of time researching the concept, and the results in my second grade classroom are powerful.

Flexible seating is empowering my students to take control of their education.

Allowing students to move in their seats and find their comfort spots allows academics to be at the forefront of their concentration. Our two Kore Wobble Chairs are the classroom favorite, and an addition of two more will be greatly appreciated. The swivel chairs allow movement at a height and ease which works perfectly with the tables at the school. Fidget toys would be a great benefit to help certain students concentrate on the task at hand (without destroying classroom tools on accident.

The social-emotional climate is greatly benefitted by this seating as well. Students have developed a caring, sharing mentality. I am in awe watching students encourage each other, move around the room freely to help each other, and take great pride in their space. To continue encouraging this calm and productive environment, I hope to use an oil diffuser with lavender to keep the room a relaxing and mindful environment.

Ms. Reeves
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture Vibrant Bright Blue and Chrome Swivel Task Chair with Tractor Seat • Amazon Business $46.54 4 $186.16
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Grey - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $62.98 2 $125.96
Plant Therapy Lavender Essential Oil 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade (100 mL) • Amazon Business $38.95 1 $38.95
InnoGear Upgraded 500ML Wood Grain Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Cool Mist Diffusers with 7 Color LED Lights Waterless Auto Shut-Off • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Fidget Toys Set Of 24 Help Children and Adults with Autism Relieve Stress,Improve Concentration and Increase Focus • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$390.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$461.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.46

Total project goal

$543.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$543.05

4 Donors

-$367.89

Donations toward project cost

-$327.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.18

Matching donations from our partners

-$157.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$133.88

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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