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  • $992 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Aldridge
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Freedom to Move

My students need wobble chairs, floor cushions, portable lap desks, and pencil cases.

My Students

I teach Kindergarten in an inner-city school of about 900 kids. We have a large percentage of Hispanic children, which presents a language barrier at times.

Many of my students come to me, not having learned the skills they need in order to be successful at school.

They come in not knowing their letters or their letter sounds, knowing how to count, and some can't even recognize their name!

Our school is labeled Title I, which means that many of our families are low-income/poverty level. I will have students who don't know exactly where they're going to sleep that night.

Through it all, my students are amazing because even though they have so many things that are going crazy in their life, they still come to school wanting to learn and be successful. They try their hardest to learn and that inspires me to get them the materials that will enable them to reach their full potential.

My Project

I am so excited for this project. Because they are so young, it is very hard for them to stay still. I would love to be able to give them the opportunity to have multiple seating options where they are able to wiggle as they work.

I want to use the wobble chairs and pillows to have alternative seating to the traditional chairs.

I'm asking for portable desks so that if they don't want to work at a table, they are able to find space on the floor or lean against a wall as they work. The pencil boxes will allow them to take their pencils and supplies where ever they choose to sit.

Using these materials will allow my students to work in their best learning environment and I can't wait for my kids to be able to use them!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Black • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 8 $475.92
Brentwood 3438 Crown Chenille Floor Cushion, 24-Inch, Rio Red • Amazon Business $19.99 8 $159.92
Honey Can Do Solid MDF Portable Lap Desk, Black • Staples Advantage $14.23 6 $85.38
Storex Pencil Case, 8.38 x 5.63 x 2.5 Inches, Blue, Box of 12 (STX61613U12C) • Amazon Business $9.88 2 $19.76

Materials cost

$740.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$60.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$842.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.67

Total project goal

$991.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$991.15

7 Donors

-$299.00

Donations toward project cost

-$254.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.85

Matching donations from our partners

-$692.15

Match offers toward project cost

-$588.33

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Aspect Ventures and 8 other donors.

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