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Mrs. Castilla from Anaheim CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Flexible Learning

My students need wobble stools and balance ball chairs so they can move while learning to keep their brains alert.

  • $558 goal

This project expired on June 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten classroom is filled with twenty-nine bright and eager to learn, English Language Learners. Ninety-seven percent of my scholars receive free or reduced priced lunch and one hundred percent of my scholars are minorities. My students come from at-risk homes, parents who work multiple jobs, or live in apartments filled with family members.

My scholars may have the odds against them, but in the classroom they put

100% into their education.

My kindergartners are kind-hearted, silly, fun, hard-workers, and become family to me.

My Project

Kindergarten has changed over the years. The days of playing during class time are gone. Students are expected to sit all day while learning in a chair or on a carpet square. Sitting all day in one position is very hard for four and five-year-olds, plus it is unhealthy. Kindergarteners need to move and wiggle throughout their day. My project is to supply my class with 4 balance ball chairs and 3 wobble stools to create a flexible seating classroom environment. My project will increase students’ movement abilities. Providing my students with balance ball chairs and wobble-stools will allow my students to move while learning throughout the day.

*Movement during school hours enhances students minds, provides motivation, helps them stay on task, and be engaged.Therefore with physical activity in the classroom students are retaining healthy habits to move, and create a successful educational journey.*

Mrs. Castilla
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $55.98 2 $111.96
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Purple/Pink • Amazon Business $54.77 2 $109.54
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"! - Pre - Purple (12in) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
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"! - Pre - Green (12in) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
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"! - Preschool - Blue (12in) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$401.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.69

Total project goal

$557.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.91

2 Donors

-$557.91

Donations toward project cost

-$474.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.69

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$0.00

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