Kids Active Stool by UPLIFT Desk

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  • Fixed height wobble stool for kids Pre-K to 5th grade
  • Lets kids wobble, fidget, and perch for more dynamic seating
  • Convex and comfy seat is made of rubber to grip behinds better
  • Sturdy, yet stable active stool boasts a slip-resistant base
  • Perfect to use as a side seat at our height adjustable desks
  • Available in 15" and 17" heights and blue or green bases
  • Ready to use, no assembly required

Kids Active Stool

Growing bodies of evidence show that growing bodies need activity to learn and stay healthy. Give little ones permission to move with a stool that lets them wobble, tilt, rotate, and perch. Traditional kids chairs force kids into unnatural postures that hurt and cause them to lose focus. Supplement your seating with our Kids Active Stool and let your students sit in more comfort while they play, get creative, and learn.

Trying to figure out which model will work best for your little one? Our 15" stool fits kids aged roughly 5 to 7 (with heights from 40" to 49"), while our 17" stool is designed to work for ages 7 to 10 (with heights from 49" to 59").


Dimensions 15" - 15" H x 12" seat diameter x 11.2" base diameter
17" - 17" H x 12" seat diameter x 11.2" base diameter
Weight 15" - 6 lb 6 oz
17" - 6 lb 10 oz
Weight capacity 250 lb
Warranty 1 year

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What makes the Kids Active Stool "active"?

    Active stools are ergo-friendly seats that allow users to perch and move more. This concept is important when it concerns children, because growing bodies need to be able to move. Who would have thought all of that fidgeting is actually good for little ones? This specific stool is designed to let children rotate and wobble while seated for ideal ergonomics.

  2. I'm a kindergarten teacher. Will these stools fit my students?

    Yes, depending on your students' heights, we have an active stool that will fit kids ranging from Pre-K up to 5th grade. Starting with our 15" stool, which is designed for children from heights ranging from 40" to 49", and fits kids between Pre-Kindergarten to 2nd grade (about ages 5 to 7). If your students are a little taller, our 17" stool would be better, as it's made for kids between the heights of 49" and 59" and ages 7 to 10. Note: These are recommendations. Each child is different and will need their body's dimensions to be considered for the perfect fit.

  3. I have a balance ball, is this similar?

    In some ways, yes. While this stool might also engage the body similar to a balance ball, this active stool allows for so much more. Kids will love being able to fidget and move more with a stable stool, which energizes their brains and bodies and improves circulation. Lastly, this is one stool that won't roll away from you when you stand up like a balance ball is prone to do.

  4. Is the Kids Active Stool stable?

    Absolutely! Our Kids Active Stools are extremely stable because they feature an anti-slip rubberized bottom that grips the floor, even when users tilt and rotate on it. However, we recommend that users keep at least one foot on the ground at all times so weight is not shifted too much to either side, which could affect the stool's stability.

  5. Can this stool replace standard school chairs?

    While these movement-boosting Kids Active Stools can be used as a side seat to traditional chairs, if sitting for extended periods, we recommend alternating between sitting on a stool and sitting in a full chair for ideal support.

  6. Is the stool heavy?

    No, this stool weighs just under 7 pounds, which is light enough to be portable but heavy enough to offer stable seated support.

  7. The tallest child in my class is 4' 5". Will this work for him?

    Depending on your child's height, you can figure out which active stool you need. Our 17" stool was designed to fit a wide range of children, roughly from 49" to 59" tall and ages 7 to 10. If your child is shorter than this, we advise using our 15" Kids Active Stool, which is suitable for kids ranging from 40" to 49" tall, from ages 5 to 7.

  8. What colors can I choose?

    The Kids Active Stool is available in vibrant blue or green bases and gray seats on both.

  9. Is this stool comfortable?

    Yes, we've tested these stools with a collection of young sitters and their feedback was a resounding "yes!". Not only did they love the being able to rotate, wobble, and move on their seat, but the subtly-sloped seat was comfy to sit on, too!

  10. Will the Kids Active Stool tip over when a child is seated on it?

    Tip-overs should not be an issue thanks to the non-slip base on the bottom of the base, which grips the floor when the stool is in use for safe tilting in any direction. However, we do not recommend leaning too far to the side or back, because doing so puts more weight on one side of the stool, making it more likely to tip.

  11. Can this be used on carpet?

    Absolutely! This stool is designed to work safely on carpet, rugs, hardwood, concrete, and more!

  12. How long can my kids sit on this?

    We advise using these stools as complements to your kids' usual seating, which lets them have the perfect blend of engagement, movement, and support throughout the day. Instead of focusing on how many minutes this stool should be used for, it's better to let kids listen to their body, and when they start to feel fatigued, switch their posture or seating on their own schedule. 



Why Buy?

Help your child stay active even when sitting. This playful stool moves safely in any direction.

Features & Specs

  • Available in 15" and 17" heights
  • Fits kids from 5-10 years old
  • Rock or perch during craft time or while doing homework
  • Helps kids expend energy productively
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Warranty Info

This product comes standard with a 1-year limited warranty. For more information on UPLIFT warranty coverage, click here.

Return Instructions

  • All single-item UPLIFT Desk brand orders, with the exception of our custom laminate and solid wood desktops, are eligible for our 30-day trial. If you're not satisfied for any reason, return the item with no outbound shipping or restocking fees.
  • Return window closes 30 days after receipt of item. You must request the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number within this time. You are responsible for return shipping costs.
  • All items must be disassembled and returned in their original factory packaging and in "Like New" condition. Items not returned in this condition may be subject to additional fees.
  • To view the full return policy, click here.