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Mrs. Wirtes from Union Mills IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focus Enhancing Classroom Supplies

My students need items to help increase their ability to focus more in class. They stability disc, bouncy bands, essential oils, and other items.

  • $539 goal

This project expired on May 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a 6th grade teacher in a rural K-12 building. My students are active on their family farms, in 4-H, and in extra curricular activities. They live in a small town where everyone knows everyone and everybody is willing to help.

They're great kids; full of a desire to learn.

Being from a small school, funding opportunities are non-existent. The DonorsChoose organization will allow me to provide my kids with opportunities, experiences, and materials which would otherwise not be available to them.

My Project

The items in this project will help my students focus more in class. The stability discs are a wonderful way to let students get out their wiggles without distracting others around them. We currently have several of these in class and would like to have enough for every student. The bouncy bands will help provide additional energy releasing resources to students who need/want more than just the wobble seat.

The Essential oils are a wonderful way to make the classroom smell great and provide additional focus to students.

We use oils in class every day. The students love the smell and several have said that they feel it helps them stay focused in class.

The outlet exteners are so we can plug in the crayon sharpener by our pencil sharpeneres. The crayon sharpener will help ensure that all students have fresh looking crayons all year long.

We are 5 ‘10 Days: Martin Luther King Jr.’ books short of a class set. These additional books will ensure that every student has their own book to use when we read this book as a class.

Mrs. Wirtes
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 78 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Pink • Amazon Business $12.98 10 $129.80
Edens Garden Focus OK For Kids Synergy Blend Essential Oil, 30 mL • Amazon Business $24.02 2 $48.04
Edens Garden Stay Alert Synergy Blend Essential Oil, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint And Pine, 30 mL • Amazon Business $22.56 2 $45.12
Bouncy Bands for Desks (Black) ADHD Foot Fidgets • Amazon Business $14.95 3 $44.85
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Quiet Time Synergy Blend Essential Oil by Edens Garden- 30 ml • Amazon Business $26.07 1 $26.07
Energy Boost Synergy Blend Essential Oil (previously Invigorate) by Edens Garden- 30 ml (Sandalwood, Black Pepper & Lemon) • Amazon Business $25.20 1 $25.20
Anxiety Ease Synergy Blend Essential Oil by Edens Garden- 30 ml (Lemongrass, Sweet Orange and Ylang Ylang) • Amazon Business $22.54 1 $22.54
Martin Luther King Jr. (10 Days) • Amazon Business $4.26 5 $21.30
Edens Garden Uplift Synergy Blend 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil, 30 mL (Bergamot, Lemon, Melissa, Orange, Peppermint, Tangerine And Ylang Ylang) • Amazon Business $18.22 1 $18.22
Cable Matters (2-Pack) 3-Outlet Grounded Swivel Wall Tap • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Officemate Breast Cancer Awareness PVC Free Giant Color Coated Paper Clips, 80per Tub, Pink (08908) • Amazon Business $2.19 2 $4.38

Materials cost

$421.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$457.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.79

Total project goal

$538.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$538.61

8 Donors

-$279.16

Donations toward project cost

-$241.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.37

match offer

-$254.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$216.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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