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Mrs. Massell from Red Bank NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating

My students need flexible seating like balance balls and stools to increase on-task behavior while further developing core strength.

  • $594 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves students in grades fourth through eighth grade in Red Bank, New Jersey. My fifth grade class consists of fifty engaged and curious learners and many of whom come from bilingual households and receive free or reduced price lunch. As a school community, our number one goal is to create a safe and comfortable learning environment where our students can grasp, explore and challenge the concepts taught in order to grow as students and individuals. We also strive to provide students with the opportunity to successfully take the skill-set learned within the classroom and apply it outside of the classroom and apply it in their daily lives.

My Project

In our classroom, we are encouraging kids to learn, adopt and practice healthy posture while building core strength from active sitting and play such as working at their desk in the classroom via flexible seating.

"According to research, students who participate in small bouts of physical activity throughout the school day have an increase in on-task behavior."

Through the use of Stay-N-Play balls and the Wobble chair, students will be able to engage in meaningful learning while allowing students to rid themselves from distracting behaviors; therefore, providing students with the opportunity to be successful within the classroom. Not only does flexible seating promote healthy behaviors and rid students from distracting behaviors, but it also promotes appropriate social skills, causing students to communicate clearly in order to express what they want or need.

Mrs. Massell
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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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 5 $399.95
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $16.98 4 $67.92

Materials cost

$467.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.10

Total project goal

$593.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.99

5 Donors

-$533.99

Donations toward project cost

-$453.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.10

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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