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Ms. O'Brien from Wichita KS is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggly and Flexibility: A New Learning Must

My students need the ability to have flexible seating within the classroom including Wobble Cushions, pillows, and stools.

  • $579 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our building is unique as we are a Community Service and Leadership Magnet Elementary. This means that we focus on giving back to the community around us and building leaders within. Our building comprised of over 500 amazing students, many of whom come from bilingual households and receive free or reduced price lunch.

Our school services students Pre-K through 5th and provides rigorous academics, fantastic teachers, and a safe learning environment.

Our goal is to prepare our students for success in high school and college. Additionally, we strive to involve the surrounding community as a means to provide students with real-world, hands-on experiences.

By creating an environment that is safe, secure, and homey, we are able to introduce students to local community leaders as we aim to establish long standing relationships and commitment to learning and future growth.

My Project

Wobble cushions, pillows, and stools will allow students to have the flexibility to create their own learning environment. When students are allowed to have ownership within the classroom, their buy-in automatically increases. With flexible seating, students will be able to control what seat they feel best supports them. Additionally, by creating calming and reading corners, students will be able to relax and escape into a new world of understanding.

With this project, not only will students exhibit ownership within the classroom, but students will also feel as if they are able to relax and better connect with the learning occurring.

Many of the students within our building are coming from homes in turmoil. By providing them a calm and reflective environment, students can focus on the job at hand.

Ms. O'Brien
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17 3/4" Height, 11 3/4" Wide, 11 3/4" Length, Black Legs (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
TangDepot Durable Faux Silk Solid Pillow Shams, Square Decorative Pillow Covers, Throw Pillow Covers, Indoor/Outdoor Cushion Covers Pillows Shells - (16"x16", Black) • Amazon Business $8.99 6 $53.94
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Pal Fabric Pack of 4 Soft Microfiber White Square Pillow Insert for Sofa Form Cushion Sham or Decorative pillow Made in USA (18x18) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
HIPPIH 4 Pack Pillow Insert - 16 x 16 Inch Hypoallergenic Decorative Square Sofa and Bed Pillow Form Inserts • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Pack of 2 CaliTime Super Soft Throw Pillow Covers Cases for Couch Sofa Bed, Solid Plush Faux Fur 18 X 18 Inches, Maize Yellow • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Ottomanson Softy Collection Solid Non-Slip Kitchen/Bath Rug, 20" X 59", Purple • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Super Silky Soft Faux Fur Square Shaggy Throw Pillow Cover (without Pillow Insert) 18"x 18" Pack of 2, Cozy Fluffy Plush Fuzzy Cushion Case, Home Decor for Sofa Couch Chair Bed,Purple • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Throw it Super Soft Cozy Silky Hand Feeling Plush Faux Fur Square Throw Pillow Case Cover 18"x18" Pack of 2,Light Green • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$425.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$491.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.77

Total project goal

$578.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$578.48

1 Donor

-$491.71

Donations toward project cost

-$491.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$86.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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