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Ms. Brody from Canoga Park CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engage the Core, Engage the Brain

My students need flexible seating choices to keep their minds and bodies engaged, allowing them to do their best work.

  • $739 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are simply beautiful! From various backgrounds, they come together to build a community of learners. In kindergarten, we work and play hard. They are eager to learn new things: sounds, numbers, writing, engineering, critical thinking and responsibility.

They are full of joy, curiosity, creativity and each is unique.

My job is to engage them all; to reach them all at whatever level. To do that, I must provide them with as much choice and responsibility as I can.

They surprise me every day, every year. Their questions and struggles keep me learning. Their kindness reminds me to be kinder. Given the opportunity they shine. They persevere. They succeed. I want to give them that opportunity.

My Project

All of us learn through movement; Kindergartens, even more so. We are on our feet and changing activities frequently throughout the day, but some activities require a flat surface--a desk or the carpet. A few years ago, I bought a class set of wiggle cushions. They were a HUGE hit. The kids explored at first, and then settled in. Some chose them on the carpet. Some wanted them on the chairs. One or two took those cushions with them everywhere they went.

It's not just the novelty, it's about having choice!

A child will choose the seating option that allows them to do their best work. They can be comfortable, they can be themselves. With these wobble stools and balance balls they can MOVE and still work. Of course, there will still be standard chairs and desks. They can choose that, but they can also choose to sit at a low table on a cushion, stand behind one of the tall tables, or they can sit and rock in one of our scoop chairs.

Having these stools and balance ball options for their seated work will add choice throughout the day, not just during independent time. By donating to our project, you will increase my students' focus and their academic success.

Ms. Brody
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WC714 - Flex-Space Wobble Chair - 14" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 6 $419.94
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 6 $119.94

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