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Mrs. Stimmel from Glenshaw PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Balance Balls = Better Brains

My students need a balance ball set to use as flexible seating options.

  • $206 goal

This project expired on August 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a fourth grade team of 57 students in suburban Pittsburgh, PA from a 4-6 building. Being a fourth grader is tough work as it is the first year with many new faces all combining from the district's five primary schools. The students love having their own lockers with locks and a bit more freedom in the bigger school. We love to read, problem solve, and collaborate. We take pride in our learning and work hard to prepare for the future.

My Project

My students need a Flex-Space Balance Ball set to use as flexible seating options in the classroom. We have three balance balls already, but they are a very popular classroom item and getting 6 more from the Balance Ball Set will give students even further options in the classroom.

The balance balls will increase student attention by giving them the opportunity for movement.

The balance balls will be able to be used at student desks or in small groups with the use of a clipboard as a writing space. The flexibility of being able to move the balance balls around the room will give students personal and creative space to work in. The addition of the Flex-Space Balance Ball Set will provide students beneficial opportunities for movement and will be a well-loved resource in our classroom.

Mrs. Stimmel
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 57 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA487 - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 1 $142.44

Materials cost

$142.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.81

Total project goal

$205.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.39

2 Donors

-$99.57

Donations toward project cost

-$87.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.83

match offer

-$102.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.65

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$0.00

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