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  • $634 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Harrell
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Ball Seats For An Active Group Of 2nd Graders

My students need 16 ball seats to use, instead of chairs, to keep their minds focused and their wiggles to a minimum.

My Students

Do you remember not being able to sit still in class? That is the problem my second grade students are facing. They love to do brain breaks and wiggle so what better way to wiggle and still learn than to have a ball seat to sit on all day!

Our second grade classroom is full of adorable, smart children which include two gifted students, three special education students, a very active group of boys, and little teachers everywhere!

Our school is approximately 60% free/reduced lunch. My students very respectful, who want to succeed and get very upset when they struggle. Many of my second graders live in low-income families and receive food to take home for the weekends.

My Project

Many students today have a very difficult time staying focused in the classroom. A second graders attention span is only for 7-9 minutes and then something needs to change to keep their focus. I am an active teacher and love to keep my kids moving by incorporating brain breaks, group work, partner work, stations, etc. but I believe there is still more I can do to help my students. I currently have one ball seat that my students LOVE to sit on and have the option to "buy" with their classroom ladybug loot as a reward. Many times students say others are hogging the ball seat and this inspired me to try to get a ball seat for all of them. Of my class, five students are ADHD and three are special education students who need that movement option. What better way to learn than to be able to do a little bouncing or moving as you are working?

Please help my classroom of adorable second graders to get these 16 ball seats to use this year and for years to come.

Since they are anti-burst, it is money well spent and will last me through my teaching career and through this year's class and possible this year's class's kids too!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BALL SPORTIME SUPER PRO 55CM ORANGE • School Specialty Inc. $28.49 16 $455.84

Materials cost

$455.84

Vendor shipping charges

$45.58

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$538.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.99

Total project goal

$633.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$633.25

8 Donors

-$420.00

Donations toward project cost

-$377.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

match offer

-$189.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$161.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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