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Ms. Cochran from Norway ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Special Education Classroom

My students need flexible seating for increased concentration in resource room.

  • $785 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a special education teacher with students of varied academic and social needs. Over the past year, I have gotten to know my students and what their needs are. My students can range from being in my classroom from 45min a day to 3 or more hours a day. Some need support in one subject area while others have multiple needs. Many have frustration and impulsive control difficulties but they are working on controlling these as part of our daily routine. Their growth amazes me all the time.

My Project

I have many students that come into the resource room that have decreased attention and concentration during their academic work. Currently, I have all "old school" chairs in the classroom and the students spend some time standing, laying on the floor or tipping these chairs. I am looking at getting some flexible seating in the classroom to help them with concentration during their work in my room.

I am looking to get some wobbly stools in the hope of decreasing their need to tip as these stools will allow them to safely get that feeling without being unsafe in the regular chairs.

I have added stools that will allow them to sit and work on the core muscles by not relying on the back of the chairs to help them sit up. We can also add the wiggly cushions to also let them have the sensation while in a chair or on a stool. I am also looking at the bands to go on the chairs to help them while they are in their grade level classroom. This will help them be successful while in their grade level classroom which is a major goal for many of my students.

Ms. Cochran
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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 all ages, Toddler thru Pre-Teen; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Red - Junior (16in) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for all ages, Toddler thru Pre-Teen; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Green - Junior (16in) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for all ages, Toddler thru Pre-Teen; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - The BEST seat in any Classroom! - Orange - Kids, 14" • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
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! - Purple - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
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! - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Pearington BW-6473 Kids Classroom & Home Padded Stool, Red/Blue/green/Yellow/Orange (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer w/Free 9-Page Ebook - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Purple) • Amazon Business $12.29 2 $24.58
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer w/Free 9-Page Ebook - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Green) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Grey) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer w/Free 9-Page Ebook - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.59 2 $23.18
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer w/Free 9-Page Ebook - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Red) • Amazon Business $11.59 2 $23.18
REEHUT Stability Balance Disc Trainer w/Free 9-Page Ebook - 13" Diameter Wobble Cushion w/Air Pump for Workout, Therapy, Fitness and Training Exercise (Black) • Amazon Business $11.59 2 $23.18

Materials cost

$597.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$666.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.68

Total project goal

$784.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$784.54

11 Donors

-$658.38

Donations toward project cost

-$629.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.50

match offer

-$43.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$36.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$82.66

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$0.00

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