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Mrs. Shepard from Columbia SC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Seat That Fits

My students need alternative seating such as stability balls and cushions.

  • $447 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember your favorite place to sit while studying as a child?

My class consist of 19 active kindergarten students in a low socio-economic public school.

All of the students are developing fine and gross motor skills; one in particular has Cerebral Palsy. They have a hard time sitting in chairs and staying focused on their work.

My Project

By providing the alternative seating for my students, I believe they will be more focused and comfortable. When I am at home completing tasks like school work, paying bills, or helping my children with their own work; I rarely sit up at a table. I find myself more productive when I am comfortable.

A lot of times chairs provided in the classroom do not fit the needs of all the children in the class.

There are always a few children that are much shorter than the others and a few that are much taller. By providing cushions and stability balls, no one student has to feel uncomfortable due to the sizing of chairs.

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Mrs. Shepard
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CK20BU - Little Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
CK20GR - Little Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 10 $79.50
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 10 $79.50
CHAIR BALL 45CM SIT N GYM • School Specialty Inc. $18.04 4 $72.16

Materials cost

$311.06

Vendor shipping charges

$7.22

State sales tax

$21.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$379.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.04

Total project goal

$446.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$446.92

1 Donor

-$446.92

Donations toward project cost

-$379.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.04

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$0.00

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