You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Poole from Lagrange OH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Extras

Help me give my students materials they need to relax and complete their best work in my classroom. Stress balls and figets are very common for students who need to always be holding something.

  • $202 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My group of students is a fun-loving bunch who love hands-on activities and collaborative learning. The students in my room are constantly moving and chatting about science and social studies. They ask lots of questions that challenge even my thinking about concepts. These students are very passionate about STEM learning ideas that they can use in the future. The thing I love most about them is their compassion and love for their fellow students.

Each student I teach has a unique and individualized style of learning, and I try my best to reach all of their needs.

My fourth graders rotate classrooms so I have the great pleasure of teaching three full classes of students each day. In 4th grade, it is their first time changing classrooms and it does take an adjustment for all of them. Giving them some say in how they learn helps make the adjustment easier.

My Project

The stress balls and fidget toys will help students who need to be moving at all times. These can also help students who have test anxiety by helping them relax a little bit more. The wiggle seats will help students who might have a sensory disability and need to be sitting in their seats for awhile. The dry erase clipboards are a great tool that can be used in multiple ways for learning.

As a first year teacher, I have noticed that there are certain things I really could benefit from having in a classroom.

These materials would help the overall tone of my room and help increase the level of relaxation students can have during assessments.

Ms. Poole
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Poole is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wekin Core Balance Stability Disc, Air Stability Wobble Cushion Board,Kids Wiggle Seat,14”(35cm) Extra Thick with Pump for Improving Posture,Ankle Strength Training,Fitness, Yoga, Therapy and Workout • Amazon Business $16.95 3 $50.85
30 Pack Whiteboard Clipboards, Dry Erase Front Surface with Low Profile Clip, Designed for Classroom and Business Use, 30 Pack • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
BeYumi Marble Fidget Toys (20 PCS) - Relieve Stress, Increase Focus, Soothing Marble and Mesh Fidgets for Children, Adults, Kid and Those with ADHD ADD OCD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
24 Stress Balls - Bulk Stress Relief Toys Assortment - 2.5" Stress Balls,Smile Face, Globe, Sport Balls, Hearts and Stars for Classroom Prizes, Party Favors, Prizes, or Just To Relax (2 Dozen) Assorted Designs and Colors • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lagrange","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6379628],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OH","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4301405,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":75,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Poole","authorIds":{"6379628":{"owner":"Ms. Poole","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4301405],"proposalHash":"-1983028305","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",272,x55,y0&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1559738388477","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21377589,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":6379628,"schoolCounty":"Lorain","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OH","name":"Ohio"}}