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Ms. Waterman from Sykesville MD is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating for Special Kids

Help me give my students flexible seating options and sensory materials to be successful.

  • $875 goal

This project expired on January 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My special education students are the hardest working students in my school. They strive each day to improve their skills in order to achieve at the same level as their peers. Watching them grow and learn gives me reason to do everything I can to help them succeed.

Providing them with the necessary sensory tools to self-regulate is my mission!

My students use flexible seating seamlessly within our classroom. It helps to eliminate problem behaviors that occur when they are inactive.

My Project

These sensory materials will make paying attention and self-regulating for my special education students in the classroom a reality. Being able to move and increase their focus/attention through flexible seating enables them to remain engaged like their peers. I chose wobble chairs and inflatable donuts to give my students options. My students will use these materials in my classroom as they are learning, working independently and working with partners.

Incorporating movement in the classroom through flexible seating promotes learning for my active learners.

I chose weighted blankets in order to provide my students with comfort while in our classroom. Flexible bands allow my students to move while remaining seated in class. These sensory tools help my students to feel calm and happy to be in school. My students will use these tools as preventative measures in my classroom in order to regulate their sensory needs. They will use them on their laps or on their chairs while they work as a whole group, independently or with partners.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Junior, Blue (16in) • Amazon Business $79.99 2 $159.98
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Purple - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Weighted Blanket for Kids 5 lbs 36" x 48", Gravity Blanket 2.0 USES 100% Cotton Fabric and Environmental-Friendly Glass Bead, Perfect Sleep Therapy for People with Insomnia, Anxiety, Dark Grey • Amazon Business $59.80 2 $119.60
Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - 5-pounds - Great Lap Weighted Blanket for Children with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98
CanDo Inflatable Donut Ball, Blue, 33.5" • Amazon Business $22.00 3 $66.00
Weighted Blanket for Kids 5 lbs 36" x 48", Gravity Blanket 2.0 USES 100% Cotton Fabric and Environmental-Friendly Glass Bead, Perfect Sleep Therapy for People with Insomnia, Anxiety, Dark Grey • Amazon Business $59.80 1 $59.80
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64" • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97

Materials cost

$663.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$743.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$131.13

Total project goal

$874.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$874.19

2 Donors

-$874.19

Donations toward project cost

-$743.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$131.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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