Floor Seating Favorites for Your Active Learning Environment

Comfy floor seating is a must for any flexible learning environment. Not only does floor seating provide students with comfortable options for reading, learning, and lounging, it can also offer creative ways to extend learning. Read on for eight popular choices perfect for any floor-level learning space.

Demco Tangram Floor Cushions

These colorful, comfy cushions are not only a great floor seating option — they also provide a plethora of learning opportunities for little ones. This 7-piece set forms a 42″ square, and students PreK+ can use the reconfigurable cushions to practice fundamental skills like shape and color recognition, spatial reasoning, and geometry. They will also develop teamwork skills as they work together to solve the creative challenges found in the complimentary downloadable activity guide. Vinyl covers can be cleaned with soap and water, so it’s easy to take care of dirt and grime after each activity.

Demco Hexagon Floor Cushions

Designed to coordinate with the Tangram Floor Cushions, this fun seating option can also double as a teaching tool, as cushions can be arranged in different patterns and configurations or be used to create a comfortable activity zone on the floor. Easy-to-clean vinyl eliminates worries about spills or dirt buildup.

Colorful Overstuffed Bean Bag Chairs

Kids will love lounging and learning in these comfy, colorful bean bag chairs. Available in fun colors, including shades that match Demco’s Tangram and Hexagon Floor Cushions, these chairs are stuffed with polystyrene pellets for comfort and covered with tough vinyl for durability. They’re also double-stitched and double-zippered to prevent accidental opening, and thanks to the easy-to-clean vinyl fabric, you won’t have to worry about spills or messes from sticky fingers.

Demco Bean Bag Pouf Table

At a height of 14″, the Bean Bag Pouf Table is a great addition to any floor-level learning space. The durable 16″ diameter work surface is perfect for reading, writing, and individual and group activities, while the soft base provides a comfortable spot for kids to rest. The zippered base can be easily refilled, and the easy-care vinyl and hardwood table make quick cleanups a breeze.

Lightweight Floor Rockers

Rocking chairs provide not only another comfortable seating option perfect for reading, they also allow students to release nervous energy as they learn. Constructed with solid wood frames and high-density foam padding, these lightweight rockers are built to withstand lots of movement from fidgety kids and, in turn, help them focus. Choose from vinyl for easy cleaning or cloth upholstery for a softer seat. The convenient carrying handle on the back makes it easy for you or your students to rearrange the seats in your learning space.

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Wesco Floor Recliner

Kids can kick back and get comfortable as they learn in these stylish floor recliners. The frame can easily be wiped clean to remove dirt, germs, and fingerprints, and an optional vinyl-covered foam cushion (sold separately) can be attached for added comfort. These colorful and comfy seats are a perfect addition to indoor and outdoor spaces.

BackJack® Floor Chair

Whether kids like to sit or recline, they’ll love these versatile floor chairs that easily switch from a vertical to horizontal position. Dense foam cushions make them extra comfortable, and an optional lumbar cushion is available for added back support. Choose from a general-purpose or extra-durable cover perfect for high-use environments.

HABA® Floor Cushions and Caddy

Use these brightly colored cushions to create a fun story time or learning space that kids will love. Built-in grommets make it easy to keep the cushions tidy with the handy caddy, which holds up to 28 cushions. The double-sided cushions feature a different bold color on each side, allowing you to easily switch up your decor.


Rita Schacht

Rita Schacht

Furniture Product Manager at Demco, Inc.
As the Furniture Product Manager at Demco, Rita uses her extensive background in product development and merchandising to guide Demco’s furniture strategy and help libraries and schools find the best solutions to meet the evolving needs of their users and students. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from UW-Whitewater. In her free time, Rita enjoys biking, sailing and cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers.