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Mrs. Syrett from Howell MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Grand Slam! Reading Fun for the Whole Team!

My students need wobble seats, a carpet, and iPad handsets for reading.

  • $443 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is composed of a diverse set of 28 first graders. These students have academic, social, and financial struggles. In order to best support these students our school has committed to a looping program. As the first grade teacher, I will start with the students in first grade and follow them into second grade. The hope of this program is to allow the teachers, students, and families to develop strong relationships that will foster academic growth. With this in mind, I am hoping to kick off the new school year with some strategies and supplies that will motivate the students to learn using a multi-sensory approach. It is my hope that we will develop our skills during the first year and we will expand them in the second year of our loop.

My Project

Reading is essential to everyday life. In order to learn to read students need to be comfortable and have a desire to read. I hope to build on this idea through the use of the items I have included on my donation request list. I requested a carpet that will give the students who like to sit on the floor and read, a spot to do so. The carpet has a sport theme, it will offer the opportunity to play learning games as a class. This is key to building a strong classroom and learning community. I have also requested iPad phones. These will be used for students to read into an iPad. This will open up opportunities for families to participate in student learning from home. It will also provide me a chance to see the progress that the students are making while making learning enjoyable.

Creating a safe, fun, and structured learning environment is essential to student learning.

In order to capitalize on this I have included wobble seats on my requested items list. These will offer the students who struggle to sit in traditional seats, another opportunity to move while they learn. I am excited to start a new school year! This project will be an education home run for my students!

Mrs. Syrett
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair - Active Chairs for Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers & Children Who Can’t Sit Still - Great 14" Wobble Chair for Kids with ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture | Blue - Age range 3-7y • Amazon Business $42.99 4 $171.96
Furnish my Place FURNISHMYPLACE All Stars Football Ground Kids Rug Size 6'7" x 9'2" • Amazon Business $129.83 1 $129.83
AMC Retro 3.5mm Telephone Handset Receiver for Iphone Dark Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
AshopZ Retro Telephone Handset 3.5mm Cell Phone Receiver for Iphone,Red • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
AMC Retro 3.5mm Cell Phone Handset Receiver for iPhone Pink • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$340.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.33

Total project goal

$442.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$442.20

3 Donors

-$442.20

Donations toward project cost

-$375.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.33

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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