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Mrs. DeChirico from Brooklyn NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating To Maintain Focus

My students need wobble stools, an inflatable balance ball chair, and a beanbag.

  • $465 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 32 third grade students in a gifted and talented classroom setting. My students come from families who are new to the country. Some of my students require special services. My students come from varied backgrounds with different economic needs. My students are very bright and they seek enrichment activities.

They like to move, they love to read, and they love lots of positive attention.

Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status.

My students are creative, clever, and very spontaneous.

My Project

These chairs will help strengthen cores and correct posture. Regular chairs allow children to slouch and encourage poor posture that can cause back problems later in life, but this wobble chair for kids ensures boys and girls maintain good posture while naturally engaging their cores for stronger, healthier backs.

HELPS FIDGETY KIDS WITH CONCENTRATION: Kids of all ages are naturally active, and this chair encourages the high energy child to get their wiggles out while remaining in their seat so their activities and studies get done.

These chairs are the best way to help ADD, ADHD, and all kids handle sitting down for long periods.

SOFT CUSHION ON TOP FOR SITTING COMFORT: A comfortable cushioned seat allows students to wiggle, wobble, move side-to-side, back and forth without fear of tipping over or landing on the floor. Their bottoms stay comfortable while they balance and work out their restlessness.

NON-SLIP RUBBERIZED BOTTOM KEEPS CHAIR UNDER YOU: These stools transforms boring, sedentary sitting into a calorie-burning activity for energetic youngsters. The constant movement keeps blood flowing to back and core. Both ergonomic and fun for kids who need to move constantly.

FOOT REST FEATURES ORTHOPEDIC MASSAGE EFFECT: Clever bumps on the foot of the stool massage feet and keep kids happy and busy so their minds stay active and engaged with the project at hand. Puts an end to constant nagging for kids to remain in their seat. Gives you peace of mind while giving them an outlet for their energy.

The bouncy ball chairs will help fidgety kids get out extra energy, maintain focus, and have fun learning in a comfortable chair. The bean bag chairs are relaxing and the filling can help students with sensory seeking behaviors.

Mrs. DeChirico
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Regency 1640RD Glow 17" Stool, Red • Amazon Business $59.46 2 $118.92
Kore Patented ADJUSTABLE height Wobble Stool, Active Sitting for Children, Kids, Teens: Better than a Balance Ball, Works with a standing desk, Adjusts from 15.5 to 21.5 inches, in Blue • Amazon Business $117.99 1 $117.99
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Inflatable Balance Ball Desk Chair With Stability Legs - Flexible Classroom Seating, Blue, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.98 2 $33.96
Stuffed Animal Bean Bag | Stuffed Animal Storage or Sack | Bean Bag Stuffed Animal Storage | Organization Stuffed Animal Premium Cotton Canvas Organizer Box for Kids Toys Household Supplies • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99

Materials cost

$359.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.75

Total project goal

$465.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$465.00

8 Donors

-$334.49

Donations toward project cost

-$284.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.17

match offer

-$130.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.58

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$0.00

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