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Mrs. Gent from Gaithersburg MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Seat to Inspire

My students need 1 Balance Ball Seat bundle so that they may experience a comfortable work environment to complete seat work as they spend most of their day in seats!

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My elementary school classroom is about effort, motivation, and persistence! Students will spend a rigorous year reading and writing at an advanced level.

The students are 4th graders in an enriched studies program.

They are excited to read a variety of high level literary works and write responses and essays as well as to expand their capacity for critical thinking. This requires a lot of time on task! My students need to be comfortable and to be able to choose how they work best in order to do their best. They take pride in their efforts and are willing to take on the challenge of an advanced curriculum for the sake of learning!

My Project

These Balance Balls are needed to provide comfortable seating to young students who spend the majority of their day in a seat. Giving students options for seating provides them the ability to make decisions for themselves for how they work best.

My students need flexible seating to meet the needs of the diverse students in the class.

Students in the class have special needs and require movement during work time. Many others need to wiggle and fidget to maintain attention to task. Some need to be seated so that they are high above their work surface and some need to be seated right at their work surface. All need to have a seat where they will be able to learn to their full potential.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA486 - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 1 $142.44

Materials cost

$142.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.32

Total project goal

$215.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.45

8 Donors

-$152.80

Donations toward project cost

-$132.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.67

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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