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Ms. Tanner from Vernal UT is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Wiggling and Focused!

Help me give my students the flexibility and choice they need to motivate and engage their learning brains and bodies!

  • $957 goal

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My Students

I work in a Title I school where students come with varying interests, learning styles and face many challenges in and out of school. My young learners come from diverse backgrounds with many mixed abilities. They are exploring their surroundings and learning what school is all about!

My Project

Flexible seating allows students the option to control their physical environments in which they work best. When students have options for seating they gain control of their surroundings that leads to autonomy and comfort to stay engaged and focused. When students are engaged it improves their overall behavior, increases academic performance, and maintains higher motivation. Providing flexible seating during independent work or carpet work time students are able to choose a location in the classroom that works for them. I have noticed amazing differences in motivation and behavior in other classrooms when students are given a choice in their seating. With the impact of the coronavirus, students now more than ever need movement and play throughout their day and in their learning.

Students are more engaged and less disruptive of their peers when they have a choice in their work environment and creativity in their play.

The products I have chosen will help my students by giving them additional seating options to make effective learning choices. The stools will allow students to sit at tables with movement, while the cushions and lap desks will allow students to sit on the floor or lay on their stomachs. All seating options are lightweight and can be easily moved to different areas of the classroom by the students.

My students also need hands on centers to work at after they have completed their assignments. I have added STEM certified centers for students to explore and create using their imagination while working on motor skills.

Ms. Tanner
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oniva Portable Reclining Seat, (Black) • Amazon Business $45.68 3 $137.04
FDP SoftScape 10 inch Butterfly Stool Modular Seating Set for Toddlers and Kids, Soft Foam, Colorful Flexible Seating for In-Home Learning, Classrooms and Daycares (6-Piece Set) - Navy/Powder Blue • Amazon Business $125.45 1 $125.45
ECR4Kids - ELR-15810-PE The Surf Portable Lap Desk, Flexible Seating for Homeschool and Classrooms, One-Piece Writing Table for Kids, Teens and Adults, GREENGUARD [Gold] Certified, Peacock Blue • Amazon Business $39.31 2 $78.62
ECR4Kids - ELR-15810-EP The Surf Portable Lap Desk, Flexible Seating for Homeschool and Classrooms, One-Piece Writing Table for Kids, Teens and Adults, GREENGUARD [Gold] Certified, Eggplant • Amazon Business $32.85 2 $65.70
MOLUK Bilibo Purple -- Open-Ended Play -- Develop Motor Skills -- Award-Winning Design -- Ages 2 and Up • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
SoftScape 15 inch Round Floor Cushions with Handles; Flexible Seating for in-Home Distance Learning, Daycare, Preschool, Classroom; 2 inch Thick Deluxe Foam (4-Piece) - Contemporary/Purple • Amazon Business $47.77 1 $47.77
Small 4 Liter Portable Sand Tray with Lid • Amazon Business $22.90 2 $45.80
WALIKI Round Children Floor Cushions, Alternative Classroom Seating | Sponge Disc Seats | 12”/30CM | Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Meland Marble Run Sets for Kids - 142Pcs Marble Race Track Marble Maze Madness Game STEM Building Tower Toy for 4 5 6 + Year Old Boys Girls(113 Pcs + 25 Glass + 4 Led Lighted Marbles) • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity Beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
175 Pieces STEM Toys Kit Building Toy for Kids Building Blocks Learning Set for Age 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Year Old Boy Girl Best Kids Toy Creative Game Fun Activity Superior Gift for Your Kid • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6 Lb Play Sand Combo Pack - 2 Lbs each of Blue, Purple and Natural Sand with Castle Molds - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
SadoTech Wireless Doorbells for Home - 1 Door Bell Ringer & 1 Plug-In Chime Receiver, Battery Operated, Easy-to-Use, Waterproof Doorbell w/LED Flash, Matte Black • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set - A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks - Tested for Children's Safety - A Great Stem Toy for Both Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
MUKOOL Sand Molding Tools 42pcs Mold Activity Set Compatible with Any Molding Sand • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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