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Mrs. Ballantine from Grafton OH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for First!

My students need a variety of seating options (stools and wobble cushions) in order to help them stay focused, while taking into consideration those first grade wiggles.

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom come from many different backgrounds, but once they arrive at school we become part of the same team. I strive to make my classroom a safe place for students to feel free to be themselves and become a community of learners in a place full of laughter and fun. I want my students to be excited about coming into my classroom every single day.

Each student in my classroom is a unique individual with unique learning needs.

As their teacher, it is my duty to expose these children to as many learning experiences as possible.

We are a Title I school. This means the school provides free breakfast and lunch to more than half of the children who are coming from low-income families.

My Project

My classroom would greatly benefit from some flexible seating options for all of those different types of learners that walk through my door each day. First graders are movers and shakers and the more options that I can offer them throughout the day, the more students are able to focus.

Regular classroom chairs just aren’t conducive to a first grader’s electric energy.

I am requesting five wobble cushions for our word work center and five colorful plastic stack stools to enhance our guided reading table. The smallest changes throughout the classroom can help the greatest wiggler concentrate and put that energy into their school day. We also need mobile organizer drawers that are accessible to every student, so that our class can stay organized and offer work at a multitude of levels. The magnetic hooks will add another method of display for the students and be a way to add clear and specific directions for each center.

Mrs. Ballantine
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mobile Organizer, 20 Drawers, 25 x 38 x 15-1/4 Inches, Multiple Colors • Amazon Business $101.99 1 $101.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $60.13 1 $60.13
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Learning Resources Super Strong Magnetic Hooks, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04

Materials cost

$255.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$288.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.99

Total project goal

$339.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$339.93

6 Donors

-$339.93

Donations toward project cost

-$288.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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