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

Flexible Seating for My Kindergarteners

My students need flexible seating options including inflatable balance balls, wobble chairs, and wobble cushions instead of regular chairs.

  • $1,112 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten class is comprised of 26 amazing students. They are kind and thoughtful scholars! Most of my students are English language learners. Some come from bilingual households but most are the first ones in their family to learn English. My students receive free breakfast and lunch at school, along with free uniforms. 80% of the families are unemployed. I also have students that are in foster care. Regardless of what is going on at home, my kindergarten students are eager to learn. They want to be successful and like to come to school. For most of them it is their first time in school and they have not had the benefit of preschool or the experiences that come with going to preschool. I have learned that my students learn best with hands-on learning activities and real-life integrated curriculum that is relatable to my students. Overall, my students are amazing.

My Project

As my students range in personalities and work habits, some of them have a lot more energy than others. Simple seating accommodations can be made with the use of balance balls, wobble chairs, and wobble cushions. These tools can boost student performance. Studies show that children who participate in short bouts of physical activity within the classroom have more on-task behavior, and are more engaged in their learning. Instead of disciplining a child who just has more energy I can provide a positive, nurturing environment by giving these students outlets for the energy to go, while keeping them engaged and on-task!

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

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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"! - Purple - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 8 $559.92
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Inflatable Balance Ball Desk Chair With Stability Legs - Flexible Classroom Seating, Blue, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.98 8 $135.84
Bintiva Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc,Orange,13 inches/ 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $16.39 8 $131.12

Materials cost

$826.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$75.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$944.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$166.75

Total project goal

$1,111.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,111.69

6 Donors

-$1,011.69

Donations toward project cost

-$859.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$151.75

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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