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Mrs. Grzesiek from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Autism Students Ball Chair and Sit and Spin

My students need a ball chair and sit and spin for balance, coordination and wiggles.

  • $374 goal

This project expired on May 15, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 10 autism students ranging in age from kindergarten through fourth grade. My students were all impacted by Hurricane Harvey in devastating fashion. Most of their homes flooded or had standing water.

My autism students thrive on routine and structure and Harvey impacted their routines at home.

I'm hoping creating projects here on DonorsChoose.org will help them feel more comfortable in the school setting and help me as their teacher create that comfortable classroom environment to meet their needs.

My Project

My autism students have a lot of energy from our school lacking a play ground. My students have a motor lab, but it lacks equipment to improve their gross motor development. A sit and spin will help build their balance and coordination and allow us to help them have activities to do while we spend time in motor lab. The ball chair will allow my students to get wiggles out mid lesson while continuing to stay seated and focused on learning activities.

A ball chair and sit and spin will improve my autism students balance, coordination and gross motor development while making learning fun!

With your generous donation we can fill our boring motor lab with equipment to help my students learn and grow!

Mrs. Grzesiek
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Abilitations Wood MegaSpinner for Therapy with Carry Handle - 29 1/2 inch • Amazon Business $215.41 1 $215.41
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Ocean • Amazon Business $68.09 1 $68.09

Materials cost

$283.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.07

Total project goal

$373.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.82

1 Donor

-$37.37

Donations toward project cost

-$31.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.60

match offer

-$336.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$285.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.47

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$0.00

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