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Mrs. Ostrander from Dubuque IA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating=Success for All

My students need flexible seating to help them focus throughout the day. Options for seating include, wobble chairs, sensory seat cushions, and fidget bands.

  • $599 goal

This project expired on July 5, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom serves 50 4th-5th graders. The school is in a high poverty area. The majority of the students come from at-risk families and homes. All students at my school receive free lunch. Many of my students face challenges outside of school, my goal is to provide them with a nurturing environment where they know they are safe and cared for. They look forward to coming to school each day. My students are curious, energetic, fun, kind, and hard-working. They love interacting and collaborating. Teachers and staff at my school are always looking for ways to inspire, motivate, and engage all students

My Project

Students spend seven hours a day sitting in their classroom. To support the growth of my students throughout the day, I want to provide them several different seating options within our classroom environment. Everyone should be comfortable and given the freedom to move about in order to complete their work.

Wobble chairs will allow students to listen while supporting the physical needs of their body to move.

The sensory seat cushions will provide sensory stimulation that will also increase student focus. The fidget bands allow for my students to move their feet without being out of their seat. I also have students with sensory issues who will benefit from the ear protection, to help drown out classroom noises during independent learning times. With several flexible seating options for my students, they are able to experiment and support their needs for ultimate growth and discover how they learn best.

Mrs. Ostrander
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 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 $59.80 5 $299.00
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 5 $84.95
HearTek Kids Earmuffs Hearing Protection with Travel Bag- Junior Ear Defenders For Children, Padded Baby Ear Protection, Infants, Small Adults, Women - Adjustable Protector Noise Reduction Ear Muffs • Amazon Business $9.98 3 $29.94
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Fidget Bands (10-Pack) - Improves Focus For School Kids and Classroom Students - ADHD ADD SPD Autism Sensory Needs - Bounce & Stretch Foot Band For Chairs by Solace • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$441.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.78

Total project goal

$598.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.56

2 Donors

-$598.56

Donations toward project cost

-$508.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.78

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$0.00

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