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Mrs. Kitler from Canton MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Why Can't I Get Comfortable?

My students need flexible seating, such as wobble chairs and balance balls, to maximize their learning.

  • $776 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember how difficult it was to sit still in middle school? How uncomfortable and "standardized" the seats were in every classroom? Or how much you were told to "sit still"? Most middle school aged children cannot help their inability to sit still. Some because of diagnoses, but others because their body is going through natural growth spurts. It is just the way things are in middle school.

My 6th graders are eager to learn, but oftentimes get distracted by their pent up energy.

We do interactive and engaging lessons, but think about how much more we could learn if our seating helped us focus.

My Project

Flexible seating is all the rage right now in education. For good reason. Students need to be comfortable to maximize their focus on learning. Think about your ideal learning environment. Is it in a classroom with hard plastic chairs? I think not.

Most middle school students have an exceptionally hard time controlling their focus.

This is due to the natural changes occurring with this age group, but the Wobble chairs, cushions, and balance balls are just one more way to help them focus and learn at such a critical age. Trust me, these alternatives to the dreaded plastic chairs will not go to waste!

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC716 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 16" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
LC529GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97

Materials cost

$619.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$659.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.32

Total project goal

$775.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$775.44

13 Donors

-$596.61

Donations toward project cost

-$514.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.99

match offer

-$170.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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