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Mrs. Kidd from Kenbridge VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Calming Community With Fun and Games

My students need items that will build a sense of community in the mornings to begin their day, as well as the opportunity to use the same activities with literacy games during reading stations.

  • $370 goal

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My Students

I have 50 extraordinary students that range from 9-10 years of age. They are thinkers, dreamers, and strive to be great readers. My students like to take “book trips” at my guided reading table. They are growing up in a small, rural community and come from many different backgrounds, with 8 of them speaking English as a second language. Within our school, over 60% of students normally receive free and reduced lunch, and we have received the opportunity this year for all students to receive free and reduced lunch. For many, our book discussions during my guided reading group have given them exposure to new places and information they ordinarily wouldn’t be exposed to.

My Project

My students would love to receive games and items to build community during homeroom time while practicing literacy skills during reading stations. They love having the opportunity to play games that engage them, but still teach them team building and literacy skills, so they would be excited to have more options to use.

Students need items that will help them remain engaged during class.

I would love for them to receive more working headphones, so more students can use online reading programs that model appropriate fluency and reading speed. They could also benefit from having stability cushions to use to sit on the floor or on the stools to increase their comfort while having carpet reading time.

Mrs. Kidd
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 New Turkis) • Amazon Business $20.99 7 $146.93
Koss KPH7 Lightweight Portable Headphone, Black • Amazon Business $5.74 6 $34.44
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $33.98 1 $33.98
Multiflex Designs Jumbo Checker Rug Game • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.26 2 $20.52
Bananagrams • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45

Materials cost

$280.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.50

Total project goal

$370.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$370.00

5 Donors

-$329.41

Donations toward project cost

-$314.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$40.59

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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