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Mrs. Jacoby from Castalia OH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bouncing = Better Focus

My students need flexible seating options to help them focus. Adding 6 Safco Zenergy and Runtz ball chairs will help provide an outlet for excess energy.

  • $1,158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach second grade at a Preschool - Fifth grade building. Many of our students are from low-income homes. We are currently beginning summer break and I am preparing for next year's class, which includes several students with ADHD and learning disabilities.

Second grade students are young and often have a difficult time sitting still for as long as we sometimes expect of them.

Ball chairs will help sustain their attention for a longer period of time, as well as helping with core muscle development.

My Project

I am preparing for a new school year, and new school years sometimes bring new challenges. We incorporate as much movement and activity as possible in our second grade classroom, but sometimes school requires sitting at a desk and completing work or listening. These ball chairs will allow students to rock, bounce, or lean, which can help to increase blood flow to the brain.

Adding ball chairs to our classroom will help with focus, especially for students with ADHD.

Increased focus and attention will lead to a higher rate of success for these students. Thank you for considering a donation to this project.

Mrs. Jacoby
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Runtz Ball Chair, Black Vinyl • Staples Advantage $169.99 3 $509.97
Safco Products 4760BV Zenergy Swivel Ball Chair, Black Vinyl • Amazon Business $143.16 3 $429.48

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