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Mrs. Thompson from Shawnee OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alternative to MEDICINE

Help me give my students wobble chairs as a way to focus on work without medicine.

  • $649 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class has a wonderful personality and hard work ethic. They mostly come from low poverty homes and qualify for the free and reduced-price lunch program. This, however, does not make them any less capable of learning and excelling in life and in school.

We love to learn and explore many different options when learning.

I love to give them the ​tools and experiences that they might never get a chance to have at home. I feel that given the proper tools and manipulatives, they can achieve so many incredible things. They must be able to explore and be given the opportunity like everyone else in the world.

My Project

I am asking for alternative seating in my third grade classroom. I see so many kids year after year, who can not sit still for hours in a day. Most need medication, but who wants to put their child on medicine, just because they have the wiggles? I have a few options in my classroom for alternative seating, but not enough for everyone. It is a fight everyday to see who gets to sit in the moving seats. Sometimes kids need to be able to stand, lean, rock, etc. This helps them focus and almost always helps with ADD and ADHD problems.

Mrs. Thompson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Juniors/Pre-Teens (Grades 3-7) - Age Range 7-12 - Flexible Seating Classroom - 17.75" Tall - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture – Yellow • Amazon Business $64.99 6 $389.94
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue • Amazon Business $28.49 3 $85.47

Materials cost

$475.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$551.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.29

Total project goal

$648.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$648.58

1 Donor

-$275.65

Donations toward project cost

-$275.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$324.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$275.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$48.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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