Make A Difference Today
Our goal is to make active sitting freely available to schools throughout the US, and the world.
One Awesome Chair
Research shows that students who have the opportunity for more movement in the classroom experience:
Increased Calorie Burn
Improved Test Scores
Reduction In BMI Percentile
RESEARCH FROM THE ERGONOMICS CENTER AT TEXAS A&M
Where do I find one?
If you are up for a fun project, you can choose from two methods for making your own chair. If you’d like to purchase one that’s already cut out and ready for easy assembly, we have that option too.
Using a CNC router to cut the chair pieces. Get as many as six chairs from one standard sheet of plywood.
No CNC router? No problem! Print out our design, trace it on your plywood, and cut with a jigsaw or even a hand saw.
ButtOn Chair Features
A handle built into the leg for easy carrying.
No Glue or Screws
We designed special joinery so the pieces just snap together. Just bang it together with a rubber mallet, no fasteners necessary.
Our seat is textured so students won’t slip off while they’re rocking. Also included in the box is a 1/2" thick, blue seat pad for cushioning.
We offer three different sizes, but if a child is in between the sizes, we provide guiding marks on the legs so you can saw them off to be the correct size.
By using an old tennis ball or lacrosse ball, we offer active sitting on the cheap.
Teach kids how to either build a chair from a computer file or from hand tool instructions.
You’ll get an email from us with a link to the CNC router files, the pattern for hand tools, and other helpful resources for building your own ButtOn Chair.