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Mrs. Comeau from Oregon City OR is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Flexible Minds

Help me give my students flexible seating options, classroom rugs, a new iPad and Osmo activities to help us learn through technology in a more comfortable environment.

  • $1,992 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

From learning our numbers and letters to experiencing the joy in simple things like recognizing their name for the first time or having lunch in the cafeteria, my students show progress every single day. Each moment is a new learning adventure. Each day brings new growth and challenges that they will tackle with zest and enthusiasm.

Together we are striving to create a safe community of learners filled with compassion, kindness, and concern for others.

We are practicing important life skills such as following directions, cleaning up our own messes, sharing and taking turns, being honest and truthful in all our interactions, and being safe, respectful, and responsible.

Kindergarten should be an environment filled with hands-on learning experiences. When my students are able to engage in these activities first hand, they better understand the world around them and their place in it.

My Project

My students are amazing! They have so many great ideas and are so excited to be students. Sometimes we have so much energy in kindergarten that it is difficult to control our bodies enough for our minds to be able to work.

We know that the same things that help ADHD students can benefit all of our students.

When little people are expected to spend 6 hours in a classroom we have to find creative ways to help control their abundance of energy.

By introducing my students to flexible seating options I hope to be able to help them harness that extra energy while still being able to get our work done. Wobble seats, balance ball chairs, balance discs and bouncy bands will allow them to move while learning, without distracting their friends. In order for these items to be safe on our tile floors I would like to be able to place area rugs under each of their tables.

I would also like to provide my students with the opportunity to practice using technology in the classroom. To do that we will need an iPad and some of the Osmo kits. Many of my kindergarten students need an extra challenge to keep their learning fun and engaging and these tools will be an amazing opportunity for them. We will also need storage bins to keep our classroom organized and accessible by all.

Mrs. Comeau
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Space Gray • Best Buy Education $329.99 1 $329.99
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Blue • Amazon Business $53.99 5 $269.95
Ottomanson Jenny Collection Children's Multi Color Educational Alphabet (Non-Slip) Kids Classroom Area Rugs, 5'0" X 6'6", Multicolor • Amazon Business $47.00 5 $235.00
Gaiam Classic Backless Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Charcoal • Amazon Business $46.52 5 $232.60
Joy Carpets Kid Essentials Misc Solid Color Letters and Numbers Area Rug, Multicolored, 16" x 16" • Amazon Business $130.94 1 $130.94
Osmo Genius Kit for iPad • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Kids Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34 cm Royal Blue) • Amazon Business $16.55 5 $82.75
Osmo New Base for iPad • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Sterilite 19849806 18 Quart/17 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $42.91 1 $42.91
Osmo Pizza Co. Game (Base required) • Amazon Business $39.49 1 $39.49
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Chair Bands (12-Pack)-Fidget Resistance Chair Bands for Kids with Sensory Needs-Kicking Improves Concentration for Students with Autism ADHD SPD, for School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $24.87 1 $24.87
HDE Case for iPad 9.7 inch 2018 / 2017 Kids Shock Proof Bumper Cover Stand with Handle for New 6th Gen Apple Education iPad (Integrated Apple Pencil Holder) and 5th Generation iPad 9.7" - Pink Purple • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
CAM-ULATA Case for iPad 9.7 for Kids iPad 2018/2017 iPad Air 1 Air 2 Cover Shockproof Kids Proof for iPad 5th 6th Generation for Girl Boys Toddlers Pink+Blue • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Mydio Set of 24 Emoji Stress Balls,Stress Reliver Party Favor,Soft PU Emoji Ball, Assorted Colors,Random Pattern,Party Toys,24 Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$1,638.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$24.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,692.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$298.76

Total project goal

$1,991.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,991.73

12 Donors

-$664.00

Donations toward project cost

-$564.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.60

match offer

-$1,327.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,128.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$199.16

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$0.00

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