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Mrs. Gibson from Efland NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bouncing into Kindergarten

My students need balance ball seats to facilitate learning in an environment that is conducive to the energy and movement needs of kindergarteners.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Kindergarten in North Carolina. This is a small, rural community where the teachers are able to foster meaningful relationships with both students and their families. The students at our school are bright, energetic, and funny. They love hands-on learning and learning through play. We love to read books together, do gonoodle dance breaks, and play games as a class. My students are motivated and hard working. Having positive relationships with students is something I strive daily for in my classroom.

My Project

These bouncy stools will allow my students to focus on their learning because their movement needs will be met simultaneously. They will not have to seek external stimulation while also trying to focus. Sensory needs are important to early child development and learning. Kids learn best through movement and experience. When asked sit at a table, often kindergarteners will actively seek out physical stimulation. This in turn takes their attention away from what is being asked of them. Being allowed to bounce and wiggle on these stools while simultaneously working will negate the need to search further for sensory stimulation.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97

Materials cost

$119.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.43

Total project goal

$189.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.53

1 Donor

-$180.71

Donations toward project cost

-$161.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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