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Mrs. Noonan from Springfield IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alternative Seating for Maximum Learning

Help me give my students chairs that will help them focus and attend during instruction.

  • $462 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are comprised of Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade children with special needs. They are sweet, hard working and full of energy. They love books and imaginative play and are always eager for learning!

These children come from diverse backgrounds, struggling both academically, and in many cases, behaviorally, requiring frequent breaks, a variety of learning opportunities and benefit greatly from small group, differentiated instruction.

Meeting all of their needs requires a great deal of resources and thinking outside the box.

My Project

Having this type of seating in my classroom will greatly improve my students' ability to focus and attend during instruction. Traditional chairs can be uncomfortable and poorly designed for students with special needs.

Many of my students struggle with maintaining focus and attention and with having calm bodies during instruction.

Gently bouncing on these balls will help them feel calmer, which in turn will help them focus and maximize learning.

It will have such a positive impact on my class to have this flexible seating option. I know they will love and appreciate them so very much, while maximizing instruction time.

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

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This project will reach 13 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $59.48 6 $356.88

Materials cost

$356.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$392.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.22

Total project goal

$461.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$461.45

2 Donors

-$411.45

Donations toward project cost

-$349.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.72

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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