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Mrs. Santoro from New Milford NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidget and Focus in Fifth: Wobble Stools for Small Groups

Help me give my students an opportunity to focus better, specifically during small group learning, with these comfy wobble stools!

  • $444 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Year to year I have amazing groups of fifth graders. They are smart, inquisitive and truly kind to one another. Each year, my new group of kiddos is ready to learn with excitement.

The sense of community in the neighborhood transcends into the classroom and beams through each one of my fifth graders.

Each day, they are ready to learn new concepts, but also build friendships and relationships to help one another succeed. I couldn't ask for a better community of students.

My Project

Recently, we’ve moved to departmentalization and I teach math, as well as science and social studies. In our math class, specifically, we use a workshop model in which I get to work with small groups. I’ve tried a few different types of stools, but none have fit the bill. Even fifth graders need to wiggle!

It’s hard to be engaged in a lesson when you’re feeling fidgety and uncomfortable, no matter your age.

These stools will provide an alternative seating option for some amazing kiddos. I already have a few flexible seating options throughout the classroom, such as cushions and "comfy chairs," as the students call them, but my small group area is totally lacking. That's where I need them to focus the most! Allowing these students to fidget safely, without their chairs tipping or the worry of falling (no one has yet, thankfully!), will help enhance our small group lessons, allowing the students to focus more fully.

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA727DC - Flex-Space 16" Wobble Chair Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $341.94 1 $341.94

Materials cost

$341.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$377.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.54

Total project goal

$443.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$443.61

9 Donors

-$418.61

Donations toward project cost

-$355.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.79

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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