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Ms. Dinnocenzo from Chicago IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flex Seating for Students With Diverse Learning Needs!

My students need flexible seating options including wobble chairs and balance balls.

  • $279 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

How can I teach my students when they do not have the seating accommodations to best fit their needs? My eight students are diverse learners in an inner city public school. They have autism, emotional needs, ADHD and high academic needs. They love to learn and go to school, but they do this in different ways than other students. They need movement, frequent breaks, and hands-on materials. Because of this, they are in a separate classroom. They would truly benefit with some different seating choices as they work at a table.

My Project

My 8 students with diverse learning needs require different seating options for their method of learning. Standard desks and chairs leave them restless throughout the day. This results in standing up, jumping, and inattentiveness throughout the day.

My students will benefit from ball chairs because they will be able to quietly bounce up and down while working at a table.

Wobble stools will allow my students to have a range of movement while working. By having more than one choice for where they sit, students will take ownership in what best works for them.

These seating options will allow me to lessen the amount of time spent on nonacademic movement breaks and increase the amount of time learning.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Red - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $58.98 1 $58.98
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Green • Amazon Business $39.79 1 $39.79
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $16.81 1 $16.81

Materials cost

$203.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$236.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.75

Total project goal

$278.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$278.35

7 Donors

-$222.47

Donations toward project cost

-$189.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.62

match offer

-$55.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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