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Mrs. Dalere from Somerset NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Bodies and Minds

My students need wobble and balance ball chairs to keep those busy bodies and minds working at their best.

  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the excitement of first grade? Getting your own desk for the first time? There's excitement in the air as my students are getting ready to start first grade. There's a lot expected of them, but they are ready to rise to the challenge!

I teach in a Title I school with students from diverse backgrounds.

They come to school eager to learn each and every day, even though many come from families struggling to make ends meet. I strive to provide them with a fun and safe learning environment, doing all I can to make sure their needs are met. We are a community of learners, working together to ensure everyone succeeds.

My Project

These wobble and balance ball chairs will help give students a variety of seating options to keep their active bodies and minds engaged in their learning. Six and seven years olds need to keep moving. It helps them learn and retain information. What better way to do it than with some fun seating options for small group time and independent work time.

Students have different learning styles, and flexible seating will help me meet the needs of all my learners.

These seats have the potential to increase engagement, focus, motivation, and enjoyment of each lesson. This will allow them to do their best work and reach their full potential.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting Kids - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 3 $209.97
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $69.98 3 $209.94

Materials cost

$419.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$456.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.51

Total project goal

$536.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.72

6 Donors

-$416.47

Donations toward project cost

-$392.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.26

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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