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Mrs. Santoyo from Woodstock VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Have A Seat - Flexible Seating Choices

My students need wobble cushions and balance balls for flexible seating options in our classroom so they are able to focus on learning.

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Living and teaching in a high risk school system presents many challenges that others don't face. I teach a class full of kids who come from various backgrounds - middle and low socio-economic status, separated parents, married parents, living with extended family, limited vs. full technology access at home, attention issues, mental health issues, learning disabilities, and the list goes on and on. The kids in my class each bring their own experiences, personalities, and motivations to school with them each day.

With so many different personalities and needs in our classroom, my kids need a place that is able to meet more of their needs so they can reach their full potential.

Every student deserves a fair chance to learn!

My Project

Many of my students have attention issues or just can't seem to bear sitting in a hard plastic chair all day. I encourage students to "do what they need to so they can learn their best", and many of them currently choose to sit on the floor or stand rather than use their hard chairs.

Wobble cushions and balance balls will give my students a more comfortable option so they can change their focus from how uncomfortable their chairs are to what's most important - learning!

My students need a learning environment to fit their needs. Once these kids can get comfortable, they'll be able to hone their attention on our content material and meet their growth goals.

Mrs. Santoyo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98

Materials cost

$109.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.99

Total project goal

$166.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.58

1 Donor

-$166.58

Donations toward project cost

-$141.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.99

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$0.00

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