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Mrs. Tutskey from Owasso OK is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Copacetic with Kinesthetic Learning

My students need 3 wobble stools and 3 stability balls.

  • $361 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Sitting still is overrated. It makes sense for the opera or for meditating, but in most classrooms and child care centers, it's given far more honor than it deserves. Children need to move." ~Tom Hunter, National Association for the Education of Young Children.

We are a Title I school in Oklahoma.

My students come from very diverse backgrounds. They have many cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnicity differences. However, they all are share one common characteristic...THEY ARE VERY ACTIVE KIDDOS! They like to move from activity to activity. We spend much of our day moving from the carpet to our desks and to the carpet and back to our desks!

My Project

My students need 3 wobble stools and 3 stability balls. When students sit on stability balls and wobble stools, both sides of their brains are engaged in keeping their bodies centered on the balls and stools. And when the brain is stimulated, it's more focused on learning. Not only is the brain better suited to processing new information, young minds are also better able to concentrate on exams, note-taking, class discussions, and other aspects of classroom learning.

Students will be able to complete their work and stay on task all while being able to move!

So rather than squash a child's innate need for movement, ball chairs and wobble stools channel their physical energy in a positive way, allowing them to focus on their work more completely and reach their full potential as learners!

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Grey • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 3 $178.47
Champion Sports Fitpro Ball With Legs (Green, 42cm) • Amazon Business $24.54 3 $73.62

Materials cost

$252.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.07

Total project goal

$360.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.49

4 Donors

-$90.00

Donations toward project cost

-$76.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$270.49

Match offers toward project cost

-$229.92

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.57

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$0.00

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