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Mrs. Tulgestke from Muskegon MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Focused While We Fidget: Wobble Cushions to Promote Student Engagement

Help me give my students wobble stools to promote active learning and engagement.

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a low-income/high poverty area and are very diverse, both in race and socioeconomic status. 100% of our students receive free lunch and breakfast. Many have experienced trauma and have some tough home lives, but that doesn't bring them down. They come to school every day​ and are very eager to learn.

Even with all their struggles, my students work very hard and take great pride when they accomplish a tough lesson.

They are enthusiastic about learning and excited to explore new learning opportunities every day!

My Project

My scholars are very active, and learn best when given the opportunity to move around a bit. We are fortunate to have a few wobble stools in our classroom that are shared between all students, so each student can get a chance to use one approximately every two weeks. They are well-loved and used every single day to help my scholars 'wiggle while they work.'

With an additional 5 wobble stools, we will have enough so that the students who would benefit from using one every day can do so, and so that there are 1-2 stools that can be used by other scholars on a rotating schedule.

I am hoping to begin the new school year with increased opportunities for my scholars to use flexible seating, and to help them learn to self-regulate and choose flexible seating as a tool to help them focus.

Mrs. Tulgestke
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids ACE Active Core Engagement Wobble Stool for Kids, Flexible Classroom and Home Seating, 18”, Grassy Green • Amazon $54.99 5 $274.95

Materials cost

$274.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$309.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.54

Total project goal

$363.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.61

4 Donors

-$174.78

Donations toward project cost

-$154.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.25

match offer

-$181.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$154.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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