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Mrs. Schumacher from Greeley CO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Mrs. S's Class

My students need 4 wobble stools and 2 balance ball chairs to replace traditional seating options.

  • $510 goal

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My Students

My students are extremely special to me. I work in a high needs, low socioeconomic district. We service a majority of free and reduced lunch and therefore we are a Title 1 school. We have students from many backgrounds. As a big picture, our school encompasses children from all over the world. We have many languages spoken in our school- Cantonese, Rohingya, Mandarin, Spanish, Somali, Burma Chin, Karenni, and Arabic. I find it highly rewarding and such an amazing experience to work with kids and families from so many different backgrounds.

I consider each one of my students as one of my own children.

I see these children day in and day out as they work hard to achieve their goals, to become leaders and to push past the barriers that they have no control of. I want to be able to do my best to provide for them the absolute best loving and learning environment that I can.

My Project

Many students have difficulty sitting still for long periods of time. This increases behavior concerns and failure to focus on academics. Some of the things that I see on a daily basis are students rolling on the ground, walking around the room at inappropriate times, pencil tapping and the inability to sit still. These tasks ultimately result in behavior redirections and loss of important and valuable instructional time. What I'd like to do by adding flexible seating is to give these students some options as to how direct their energy in a positive and non-distracting way.

The donations to this project will greatly improve my classroom by reducing the number of behavioral issues because I will be able to provide the appropriate stimulation that my students need but cannot voice.

These flexible seating options will allow them to get their wiggles out, continue to keep that blood pumping through their little brains to afford them the most positive work environment.

Mrs. Schumacher
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 39 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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"! - Green - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
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"! - Purple - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Green • Amazon Business $46.86 2 $93.72

Materials cost

$373.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$433.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.45

Total project goal

$509.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$509.66

7 Donors

-$494.66

Donations toward project cost

-$420.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.20

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

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$0.00

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