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Ms. Fussell from Austin TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Your Wiggles Out!

My students need the following items to assist with anxiety and extra energy: wobble seats, chair bands, and stress relief balls.

  • $157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Upon entering my classroom, every student is greeted with a smile and a handshake. They occasionally come in with a beaming smile or that just crawled out of bed look. Regardless of their morning start, each student daily contributes something unique to our class family.

Many of my students come from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

This combination establishes a team-oriented environment that enables my students opportunities to learn about each other and from one another. Most importantly, it allows me the chance to engage and learn from them. In situations where language barriers are challenging, communication is still the key. There's nothing more rewarding than to see the smile on a child's face after discovering their own success, or the tears coming from a proud parent who looks at you and speaks two simple words: Thank you. When languages are hard to understand, some forms of communication are universally understood.

My students enter my room starting a new journey each day. They encourage one another to do their best and strive to achieve goals by working collaboratively. They have a huge heart and a creative personality to match it!

My Project

Students can face many obstacles in the classroom. Many challenges begin at home and continue to school.

I strongly believe in giving students the tools they need to be successful.

These sensory aids will give children the ability to focus to instruction and participate in collaborative activities. I believe many students would benefit greatly from stress balls or sensory aids to increase focus and decrease anxiety. I also feel wiggle seats and chair bands will assist those students struggling with built up energy.

With the proper sensory aids, I believe that ALL my students will have the tools to succeed.

Ms. Fussell
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc (Black),13 inches / 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64" • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
StringyBall Stress Ball on a String - For Stress Relief, Hand Exercise, Strengthening, Rehabilitation - Soft, Medium and Firm Balls with Exercise Guide - No Falling or Rolling Away (3 Balls Set) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Impresa Products Stress Relief Balls (3-pack) - Tear-Resistant Stress Ball, Non-toxic, BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free (Colors as Shown) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Pick A Toy sensory Spiky Rollers Set: 4-Pack Egg-Shaped Stress Relief Toys In Gift Box| Eco- Friendly BPA/Latex-Free Fidget Toy To Boost Focus In Kids & Adults| Great Gifting Idea Tactile Toy • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90

Materials cost

$101.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.53

Total project goal

$156.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.89

2 Donors

-$156.89

Donations toward project cost

-$133.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.53

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$0.00

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