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Mrs. Nester from Kilgore TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidget Bands for Chairs

Help me give my students a quiet way to fidget without bothering their peers! These bands are sure to help students get the wiggles out without being noisy.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders belong to a low income, high diversity community in small town East Texas. Although they may not have many learning opportunities at home, my students seize every learning opportunity at school with enthusiasm.

I have never seen a group of students so full of questions and eagerness to learn!

These nine-year-old children enjoy challenging their peers through small group discussions and debate. Given easy access to appropriate supplies, materials, and encouragement, my students are learning how to work through difficult tasks. Ultimately, they are learning to love learning.

My Project

Let's face it - most minor issues (and some major ones) in the classroom happen because children need to wiggle. Students need a safe space and way to get out excess energy without disturbing everyone sitting around them.

These fidget bands will allow even the wiggliest of all students to bounce or kick out excess energy through their feet.

No more absent minded foot tapping. Students will be able to bounce a foot or both feet on the band instead of the on the floor. Allowing students to use these bands helps increase attention and focus on lessons because students can wiggle while listening.

Mrs. Nester
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOUNCY BANDS FOR MS/HS CHAIRS • School Specialty $17.74 6 $106.44

Materials cost

$106.44

Vendor shipping charges

$10.64

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.24

Total project goal

$174.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.92

1 Donor

-$117.00

Donations toward project cost

-$99.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.55

match offer

-$57.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$49.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.69

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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