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  • $270 goal

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Ms. Schmitt
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Flexible and Fabulous Focused Learning!

My students need comfortable spaces in the classroom that meet their needs for focused learning like individual floor cushions, clipboards, and Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet.

My Students

Active, engaged, and endlessly curious . . .are three characteristics anyone would notice about the students in my class. Each day they arrive at school ready and enthusiastic to learn! We have a wonderful multilingual and multicultural classroom where kids are eager to help and learn one another.

I am constantly amazed at the challenges my students overcome and want to provide them with the best possible learning environment!

Whether it be a personal goal or a difficulty outside of the classroom we work hard to solve our problems together and support one another.

My Project

Every day my second graders are eager to learn, but let's face it, who wants to sit on a hard chair for hours at end? Not many second graders! Although some children enjoy sitting at a traditional desk, most have a difficult time doing this and end up wiggling or engaging in distracting behaviors. This doesn't help them or anyone else learn.

By providing my students with additional, comfortable options for seating, they will be better able to focus on their learning.

Items such as floor cushions at lowered tables or with clipboards and stretchy bands for wiggling feet will allow each child to develop the metacognitive skills to understand where and how they work best. Flexibility and choice will allow for more focused work, less distraction for others, and higher independent skills.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Square, Hunter Green, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
HYSEAS 3D Digital Print Comfort Foam Throw Pillow for Home Decoration, Stump • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
Letter Size Clipboard Standard Clip 9'' x 12.5'' Hardboard (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90

Materials cost

$179.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.41

Total project goal

$269.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.39

4 Donors

-$239.59

Donations toward project cost

-$203.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.94

match offer

-$29.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 4 other donors.

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