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Mrs. Bedzinski from Taylorsville NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Which Seat Is Best for Me?

Help me give my students a variety of flexible seating options in the classroom!

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The 5th graders at my school are a great group of mathematicians!

However, to do their best calculating and problem solving, they sometimes need to be in a seat different from their school-issued chair.

These 5th graders are growing and changing, and a varied seating choice is essential to their growth as a learner. Kids this age are very active and need a way to focus their energy in the classroom.

My students come from all different backgrounds, but all come to school ready to work and do their best. Discovering how they each can learn best is an important life skill to acquire.

My Project

I am teaching math this year to approximately 70 fifth graders and am diving into flexible seating. I want to provide a more individualized learning environment for my students. During each class period, my students would have the opportunity to select a seating option in the room that will foster their academic success.

My students would be able to feel empowered if they had more choice over their working environment.

They also need to move. Flexible seating would allow my 5th graders to wobble, rock, bounce, lean or stand, which helps keep them more alert and focused. A variety of seating options encourages students to find their best spot to stay calm, engaged, and productive.

Mrs. Bedzinski
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
Active Kids Chair by Studico – Wobble Chair Juniors/Pre-Teens (Grades 3-7) - Age Range 7-12 - Flexible Seating Classroom - 17.75" Tall - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture – Grey • Amazon Business $57.99 2 $115.98
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $48.18 1 $48.18
Fidget Bands for Classroom Chairs - Affordable Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture Option for Kids - Perfect for Kids with Fidgety Feet, Wiggles, and Sensory Needs - Lakiband by LakiKid (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $25.97 1 $25.97
Trideer Exercise Ball (45-85cm) Extra Thick Yoga Ball Chair, Anti-Burst Heavy Duty Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs, Birthing Ball with Quick Pump (Office & Home & Gym) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Trideer Exercise Ball (45-85cm) Extra Thick Yoga Ball Chair, Anti-Burst Heavy Duty Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs, Birthing Ball with Quick Pump (Office & Home & Gym) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$228.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$279.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.29

Total project goal

$328.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.61

9 Donors

-$291.11

Donations toward project cost

-$247.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.66

Matching donations from our partners

-$37.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$31.88

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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