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Ms. Sam from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexin' in First Grade!

Help me give my students the ability to choose how they learn best with floor seats, Wobble cushions, and Wobble Chairs.

  • $618 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is full of 15 sweet, and curious NYC first graders! We have a diverse group of learners, in our integrated co-taught room! Our students present with a variety of special needs, including hearing loss, speech and language delays, and physical delays.

Coming from all five boroughs, our children are predominately CODA's or children of deaf adults!

Our classroom is rich with many different languages, first and foremost being the use of American Sign Language. They are a wonderful group of children who deserve all the best that first grade can offer them!

My Project

What does it look like when you're "listening?” What does it look like when you're focused? Are your hands folded on your lap? Do you tap the table with your finger? Shake your leg?

The truth is, listening looks differently on everyone.

I have the amazing opportunity of looping with my kindergarten class, and guiding them through the world of first grade! This presents me with the unique opportunity to arrange my classroom with the strengths and needs of my learners being the most important thing.

My first graders are an active bunch of children with a variety of language, physical, and social needs. Their want to learn is infection and their spirit is inspiring. However, sitting at a table or on a rug makes it hard for my students to focus.

With the ability to chose seating that promotes active listening and learning, I hope to help my students access as much learning as they possibly can!

Ms. Sam
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA557DC - Flex-Space Independent Floor Work Space Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $237.46 1 $237.46
LC764BU - Flex-Space Premium Wobble Chair - 14" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
Gymway Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Flexible Seating Classroom, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids (Office & Home & School) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$487.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$524.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.60

Total project goal

$617.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$617.31

6 Donors

-$361.31

Donations toward project cost

-$307.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.20

match offer

-$256.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$217.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.40

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$0.00

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