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Mrs. Westgate from Cupertino CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for First Graders

My students need wobble chairs, balance balls, and balance cushions for alternative seating options.

  • $619 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade classroom has an amazing mix of students who come from all over the world with their diverse backgrounds and languages. The common thread through them all is their love of learning and their eagerness to achieve. Being that they are 6 and 7 years old they are highly active. Finding a place in our classroom that is comfortable and fits their learning needs helps them stay engaged and motivated to learn.

My students are very active authors, readers, mathematicians, scientists, explorers, historians, engineers, problem solvers, and investigators.

My Project

These wobble chairs, balance cushions, balance ball chairs, floor cushions and bouncy bands will help my first graders have choice in their alternative seating.

The flexible seating will allow my students to stay focused and engaged in the learning while still being able to get their wiggles out!

The students will be able to choose a spot that works best for them and their learning. They can move to a table or area that will work best for them. After 14 years of teaching I have seen how choice and differentiation is key to a student's success. Flexible seating gives my wiggly first graders this daily choice and differentiation. Students need movement in order to help them stay focused. The flexible seating will keep them focused, motivated and attentive in their journey of being lifelong learners!

Mrs. Westgate
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 24 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - 14" H Color: Blue • Teachers' School Supply $69.99 2 $139.98
BALANCE DISC CUSHION 24'' • School Specialty $51.68 2 $103.36
Bouncy Bands for Chairs Color: Blue Support Pipe • Teachers' School Supply $13.95 4 $55.80
BALL CHAIR - SIT'N'GYM PERLA 65 CM (25.5 IN) - PEARL WHITE • School Specialty $27.47 2 $54.94
DD381SE - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Sea Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
DD381SB - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
DD381SG - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD381MN - Calming Colors™ Soft Seat - Mint Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$414.02

Vendor shipping charges

$37.37

Sales tax

$37.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$525.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.73

Total project goal

$618.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$618.21

3 Donors

-$618.21

Donations toward project cost

-$525.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.73

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$0.00

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