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Mrs. Watkins from Millington MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Choose Joy in Our Room!

My students need flexible seating, like wobble chairs and balance balls, to enhance the learning of different types of children in my classroom. I have students with attention problems and these seats will give them a better leaning environment.

  • $597 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What I love about my students is that I have a wide variety every year! I have an autistic child almost every year, extreme behavior issues, high functioning, special education, low socioeconomic status, high socioeconomic status and many more. I love making my classroom like a family. We learn the differences about each other and support each other in the ways each student needs. With the help of special education teachers, we used a peer to peer program in my classroom which helped build the bridge from general education students to our autistic child last year. He left the school year with true friends who care about him and enjoy his company. I enjoy the compassion that I see in each one of their faces as the protect and defend each other from others outside of our family. I truly love my students and am so excited to work with them on a daily basis!

My Project

My students with attention issues need seats that allow them to wiggle without being a distraction to others. Having only basic chairs, these students are standing, tipping and laying on their chairs because they don’t move. Having a seat that moves with them will help them stay engaged. These wobble chairs and balance ball seats will be just what they need! My students with special needs would benefit from seating that is more comfortable for their sensory issues. My classroom as a whole would love the opportunity to choose the seat that works best for them. The opportunity for students to choose their seating makes leaning more excited and helps them to be engaged in our daily activities. Some of the seats I would get are wobble stools which allow for movement on different directions. I would also get yoga balls with pegs to keep them from rolling all over the class. These yoga balls enable students to bounce softly to get the movement out they need.

Mrs. Watkins
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR126BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
CR126RD - Wobble Chair - Red - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
LC529GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97

Materials cost

$469.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$506.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.46

Total project goal

$596.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$596.41

5 Donors

-$577.00

Donations toward project cost

-$494.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.80

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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