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Mrs. Kaplan from Danbury CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focused Students on the Move

Help me give my students flexible seating options to promote focus and attention!

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All of the students in my preschool program have developmental and communication delays and range in age from 3-5. My students work for 15-30 minute periods depending on their needs and require a 5 minute break between work blocks. All of my students enjoy and benefit from sensory integration. My students are high-needs and work on basic skills such as counting, colors, learning their name, daily life skills, and social skills. Despite their challenges with communication (many students are nonverbal), my students and staff team are a family. It is amazing to see our students reach milestones such as responding to their name, feeding themselves a snack, and playing with a peer. Our school is located in a neighborhood with a low socioeconomic status.

My Project

When you enter our classroom, it is my hope that you will see students working at tables or participating in a group activity in our circle area. What will make this picture different from other classrooms is that my students will be seated differently based on their learning needs. I am asking for flexible seating options such as wobble cushions, large pillows, and comfy floor chairs because these unique types of seating help my little students focus. Students will be able to wiggle and wobble which encourages physical and intellectual maturing.

With your support, materials from this project will help my students improve their ability to focus during work time.

This means that they will make progress faster and have the opportunity to experience even more learning opportunities!

Mrs. Kaplan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC558X - Flex-Space Giant Comfy Pillows - Set of 3 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$414.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.62

Total project goal

$530.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.78

1 Donor

-$354.00

Donations toward project cost

-$300.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.10

match offer

-$176.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.52

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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