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Mrs. Grider from Avon IN is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Fourth Graders

Help me give my students flexible seating, literature, technology tools including an iPad, and much more!

  • $3,005 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher from a Title I school in Indiana. My students come from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, but share a common hunger for knowledge and learning. As their teacher, I want to provide the best opportunities for ALL my students to learn and excel in their classroom.

My students are determined, fun-loving, passionate, and most of all loving, generous, and kind.

Their dedication to one another and to their education is inspiring to me as their teacher. I love to see their enthusiasm for learning each day as they take on rigorous tasks academically and socially!

My Project

This project includes a wide variety of tools for our classroom. All materials have the goal of fostering a positive, uplifting classroom community. Flexible seating is an important part of our classroom culture. In order to make flexible seating most successful, students will use clipboards while moving around the room.

Yoga balls and wobble stools will allow for movement while learning, for students who thrive when able to get their wiggles out.

Whiteboards allow for individual, quick responses. Our recess equipment promotes teamwork and cooperative play, a crucial part of our social-emotional development.

Our project also includes pieces of technology that will allow students to show their learning in ways I have only dreamed of before. Students will become directors as we create short films about our learning. Lastly, the literature included in this project will be a beautiful part of our ever expanding library.

Mrs. Grider
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - 10.2-Inch iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 256GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $479.99 1 $479.99
Kore Kids Pre-Teen Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom, Home & School, ADD/ADHD - Made in The USA - Age 10-11, Grade 5-6, Orange (18.7in) • Amazon Business $63.99 6 $383.94
20 Pack - Donors Choose Kensington Hi-Fi Headphones with Mic Bundle • Best Buy Education $280.00 1 $280.00
Whitmor Cube Organizer 3-Section, White • Amazon Business $41.67 5 $208.35
DRAGONN by VIVO Ergonomic Kneeling Chair, Adjustable Stool for Home and Office - Improve Your Posture with an Angled Seat - Thick Comfortable Cushions, Black, DN-CH-K01B • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
Apple Pencil - stylus for tablet • Best Buy Education $99.99 1 $99.99
URBNFit Exercise Ball (55 cm) for Stability & Yoga - Workout Guide Incuded - Professional Quality (Pink) • Amazon Business $18.97 4 $75.88
Coleman Broadband Mesh Quad Camping Chair • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
Fluorescent Light Filters, Light Covers for Classroom Office Hospital, 2x4ft, Flame-Retardant Panels, Flame Retardant Certification Included,10 Strong Magnets, Set of 5 • Amazon Business $35.98 2 $71.96
URBNFIT Exercise Ball - Yoga Ball in Multiple Sizes for Workout, Pregnancy, Stability - Anti-Burst Swiss Balance Ball w/ Quick Pump - Fitness Ball Chair for Office, Home, Gym • Amazon Business $16.97 4 $67.88
URBNFIT Exercise Ball - Yoga Ball in Multiple Sizes for Workout, Pregnancy, Stability - Anti-Burst Swiss Balance Ball w/ Quick Pump - Fitness Ball Chair for Office, Home, Gym • Amazon Business $16.97 4 $67.88
URBNFit Exercise Ball (55 cm) for Stability & Yoga - Workout Guide Incuded - Professional Quality (Blue) • Amazon Business $16.97 4 $67.88
Power Strip with 8 Ft, POWLIGHT Surge Protector with 12 AC Outlets and 4 USB Ports,1875W/15A, 2100 Joules, 8 Feet Long Extension Cord for Smartphone Tablets Home,Office, Hotel- Black • Amazon Business $22.47 3 $67.41
Prextex 100-Count White Christmas Lights with White Wire, String Lights for Holiday Decorations, Christmas Tree Lights, Holiday Party, Wedding, Xmas, Home, Indoor & Outdoor Use (18 ft Long) • Amazon Business $10.98 6 $65.88
Amazon Basics Collapsible Fabric Storage Cubes Organizer with Handles, Black - Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Board Geeks Dry Erase Lapboard 9 x 12 inch Large 25 Pack double-sided Whiteboard - White boards set great for Teachers, Students, Children, Classroom and school supplies for kids • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Clipboards (Set of 30) Letter Size Clipboard, Low Profile Clip, Classroom Supplies • Amazon Business $31.95 1 $31.95
Fearless Trailblazers 11 Latinos Who Made US History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
We Wait for the Sun • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Spin Master Hedbanz Picture Guessing Board Game New Edition, for Families and Kids Ages 8 and up • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Areli Is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Proudest Blue • Amazon Business $12.62 1 $12.62
Maverick Standard Playing Cards 12 Pack, Poker Size Standard Index, 12 Decks of Cards (6 Blue and 6 Red), Blackjack, Euchre, Canasta, Pinochle Card Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Ceiling Hook Clips- 100 Pack Drop Ceiling Hanger Hooks Hanging on Suspended Ceiling Tile, Grid orDrop- T-bar Clips Drop Clips for Office Home Stores Classroom and Wedding Decorations • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
Hasbro Gaming Guess Who? Game Original Guessing Game for Kids Ages 6 and Up for 2 Players • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Native Americans in History A History Book for Kids • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Black Inventors 15 Inventions that Changed the World • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Clue Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Finding Langston • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $8.00 1 $8.00
George • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $7.00 1 $7.00
The Story of Ruby Bridges • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Story of John Lewis: A Biography Book for Young Readers (The Story of: A Biography Series for New Readers) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
One Crazy Summer • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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