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Ms. Bonvento from Astatula FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get (wiggle) With It!

My students need Hokki stools to help them not squirm in their seats.

  • $398 goal

This project expired on January 3, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Please sit correctly in your chair!" "Stop moving!" "Sit still!"

There are 19 students in my class.

I have twelve boys and seven girls. I have a combination of regular education, students with disabilities, and English speakers of other languages. We began our year learning how to create a great classroom community. They enjoy helping each other. They are also very active third graders, hindering them from sitting still for a very long time. While I understand this is a common trait for eight and nine year old students, I also know there are things I can do to help them learn to sit still while working independently. Wait a minute?! Why sit still when they can wiggle safely on a Hokki Stool? My students often lean back in their chair, causing a safety issue since it is so easy for them to fall over backwards. By sitting on a Hokki Stool, my students can wiggle and squirm all they would like, safely and appropriately all while still engaged in the lessons.

My Project

Hokki stools will allow my students to focus on their academics. They won't have to hear, "Please sit correctly." or "Do not lean back in your chair." or "Stop moving!" I find myself repeating it more each day. I would like for their academic learning to not be interrupted. By providing an ergonomically satisfying Hokki Stool to my students, I know my students will be more focused on their learning and less worried about how they are sitting, and I can spend more time focused on teaching and listening to them read.

Using Hokki Stools during instruction time will positively impact my students' attention span and their ability to focus on the learning at hand, directly resulting in improved academic achievement, narrowing their achievement gap and widening our academic spectrum.

Ms. Bonvento
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hokki Stool - 18" Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.11 1 $101.11
Hokki Stool - 18" Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.11 1 $101.11
Hokki Stool - 18" Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.11 1 $101.11

Materials cost

$303.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$337.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.63

Total project goal

$397.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$397.51

2 Donors

-$100.00

Donations toward project cost

-$85.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$297.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$252.88

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.62

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$0.00

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