Offering children flexible seating choices can be a great way to make the classroom environment more cozy and home-like. Let’s take a look at flexible seating in a Reggio-Inspired school.

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What is Flexible Seating?

Flexible seating is simply offering students multiple choices of where and how to sit in the classroom.

Traditionally, classrooms are supplied with desks and/or tables and chairs. However, with flexible seating, the students are offered pillows, cushioned stools, bean bag type chairs, or alternative seating to sit in.

Let’s take a look at some cozy flexible seating areas created at Rosa Parks ECEC.

Pillows

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Cushioned Stools

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Bean Bag Type Chairs

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Alternative Seating

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Do you offer flexible seating?

What is one area of your classroom you feel you could implement flexible seating in?