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

Creative Seating for Busy Little Bodies

My students need wobble chairs, balance ball seats, and wobble cushions to have alternative seating for their busy, constantly moving bodies.

  • $436 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a wraparound classroom, consisting of two groups of 26 kindergarten students ages 5 and 6 years old. We serve a variety of families by providing a high quality experience. Many of our students have other risk factors such as a single parent, living in an unsafe area, and many more.

The students are very hands-on and love learning through play.

All of our students are getting ready to move into first grade. We want to introduce them to a fun filled year that they will remember and share!

My Project

I would love to add more flexible seating options in my classroom. I find that more and more of my students have issues sitting still. I brought in an exercise ball from home, and the students loved it! We also have one wobble stool and the students love it, too.

I would love to have additional exercise balls and wobble stools along with other options to help my students engage more in the classroom.

I have looked online and researched other flexible seating options. And I'm excited to have more options for my students to better accommodate their needs and to help them succeed in our classroom.

Mrs. Tarantino
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR124BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
CR124GR - Wobble Chair - Green - 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
CR124RD - Wobble Chair - Red - 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$334.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$369.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.28

Total project goal

$435.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$435.20

7 Donors

-$265.20

Donations toward project cost

-$225.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.78

match offer

-$170.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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