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Ms. Brandon from Portland ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engage Your Core and Learn on the Floor!

Help me give my students good posture during floor time by using yoga blocks to sit on so they can engage their core and mind.

  • $338 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The third and fourth graders in our multiage classroom represent such backgrounds as new immigrants, first generation immigrants, those whose families have been here for generations, and a large academic range. They are hard working students who love learning. Frequently, when a new learning target is introduced, their hands go up in the silent applause sign! Recently, one student said of another who was really focused, "he's really takes learning seriously. I've noticed that about him." This shows one of the best qualities of our children, the encouragement they give each other.

My Project

We bring our large group of students to the rug for lessons and group conversations so they can be closer and more engaged. Sitting on the floor can be hard for some students who end up slumped, or laying down during learning times. Sitting on yoga blocks would help our students to keep good posture and stay more comfortable during floor learning times, while also not taking up too much space or being distracting in the room.

Some students lack the strength to sit without a chair or something to lean on- having a yoga block would help them develop core strength to do this.

Ms. Brandon
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
yogree (2-PC Yoga Blocks, 9"x6"x4" - High Density EVA Foam Brick Provides Stability Balance & Support, Improve Strength and Deepen Poses - Great for Yoga, Pilates, Workout, Fitness & Gym (Turquoise) • Amazon Business $10.49 23 $241.27

Materials cost

$241.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$286.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.64

Total project goal

$337.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$337.59

5 Donors

-$294.95

Donations toward project cost

-$278.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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