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Ms. Starling from Orlando FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Things First

My students need adaptive seating and stability cushions for my most highly energetic students. They also need hands-on learning manipulatives which include magnetic ten frames and dominoes for help with counting and adding.

  • $926 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school many of my students are faced with challenges in their everyday life. I've started this project to give my students a fun and interactive learning environment. I want to ensure that they are not faced with any more challenges that impact their education.

Despite the lack of necessary and basic classroom materials, my students show up everyday with a positive, motivated, and enthusiastic attitude to learn and grow!

All of my students learn and require different things that will help meet their specific needs.

My Project

As a first year teacher, in my very own classroom, I am starting from the ground up! The materials and supplies I am requesting for my students will help me meet the needs of each one of my students.

Having wobble stools and stability cushions (flexible seating), will improve my student's focus and will allow them to learn in an active manner during whole group instruction.

Students will be able to use these wobble seats during small group instruction as well as during their learning centers. I want my students to feel as comfortable as possible in my classroom. Also having hands-on math manipulatives such as dominoes to use during their learning centers for students to add two numbers together and a 120 chart will help my students become fluent in counting to 120.

By donating to my project, you will not only help to improve and increase my student's attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement!

I hope you can help me make my very first classroom a success!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair - Active Chairs for Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers & Children Who Can’t Sit Still - Great 14" Wobble Chair for Kids with ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture | Black - Age range 3-7y • Amazon Business $54.99 5 $274.95
Sprogs SPG-355F Wooden Book Shelf/Display, 29" Height, 10 1/2"" Wide, 30" Length, Natural • Amazon Business $138.59 1 $138.59
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc (Black),13 inches / 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Classic Case of Dr. Seuss - 20 Books Set (Includes Lorax New) • Amazon Business $53.67 1 $53.67
Learning Advantage 1-120 Pocket Chart - Learning Chart for Kindergarten • Amazon Business $37.15 1 $37.15
Snowflake Building Blocks Kids STEM Educational Toys - 250 Piece Mega Set of Plastic Interlocking Discs for Preschool, Toddler and School Boys and Girls - Creative & Development Toy - Feijoa + Pukeko • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
Learning Resources LER6644 Giant Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
AOQING Dominos Set, Double 6 Color Dot Dominoes,Set of 28 Dominos Game (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $18.87 1 $18.87
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Limited Edition Candy Pop Pack, 24 Count • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
Coat of Many Colors • Amazon Business $14.62 1 $14.62
Learning Mats: Word Families • Amazon Business $14.31 1 $14.31
12-Pack of Premium Magnetic Dry Erase Erasers / Dry Erasers - 2" x 2" - Perfect Whiteboard Erasers for Classroom, Home and Office • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Nasco TB18746T Dot Dice Set, 5/8" Square, Foam, 36-Piece, Yellow with Black, Grades K+ • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
25 Read & Write Mini-Books That Teach Word Families: Fun Rhyming Stories That Give Kids Practice With 25 Keyword Families • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Basic Sight Words Flash Cards, Ages 6 - 9 • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Basic Sight Words Flash Cards, Ages 6 - 9 • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Carson Dellosa Word Wheels: Word Families Curriculum Cut-Outs (120192) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$745.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$787.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.89

Total project goal

$925.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$925.95

8 Donors

-$812.42

Donations toward project cost

-$693.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$118.86

Matching donations from our partners

-$110.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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