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Mrs. Rodriguez from Miami FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Balance Chairs to Balance My Mind

My students need Gaiam Balance chairs and wobble cushions to help them focus in class.

  • $396 goal

This project expired on May 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My thirty-nine kindergarteners are in the Extended Foreign Language Spanish program at an elementary school in a low-income area in the heart of Miami, Florida, where ninety-eight percent of the students are Hispanic and more than eighty percent are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

Despite their economic challenges, these fun-loving 5 and 6-year-olds are at that wonderful stage where they are eager to learn and are inquisitive.

My students are active, hands-on kids who love to learn through experience.

My Project

These Gaiam Balance chairs and wobble cushions will help my students release their energy while staying on task at the same time. These chairs will be for those students who learn "differently". The students will benefit those children who can't stay still for long periods of time or need to move in order to focus better. I have bought one chair already, which students have been sharing. I have already seen a difference. The students are calm and staying on task. Their brains and body are functioning at the same time and they are not getting in trouble. These students are allowed to move while seated.

Mrs. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 38 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Purple • Amazon Business $45.29 6 $271.74
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc,Blue,size: 13 inches / 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Air Stability Wobble Cushion, Blue, 35cm/14in Diameter, Balance Disc, Pump Included • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90

Materials cost

$301.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$336.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.32

Total project goal

$395.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.47

3 Donors

-$395.47

Donations toward project cost

-$336.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.32

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$0.00

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