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Mrs. Michael from Memphis TN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help the Marvels Stay in Motion

Help me give my students movement and calming opportunities inside of our classroom.

  • $576 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My marvelous Marvels are special in so many ways. The students in my class are creative, inquisitive, and fun-loving.

Despite all of the difficulties that face my Marvels, they come to school each day ready to learn and grow.

Our school is a wonderful oasis in a working middle/working poor community. My school is an optional school, however my students are part of our Functional Skills population.

Our classroom's name is "Mrs. Michael's Marvels." I teach my students that there is a superhero in each of them. I want them to know that they can achieve "super" things when they put their minds to it. We work everyday to establish a kinship- somewhat like the Avengers. We each have different strengths and weaknesses but when we come together we can achieve great things.

My Project

My Functional Skills class is made up of many marvelous students with varying needs and abilities. Some of my students need motion to help them to calm their energy and/or frustration. When they move, you can see their whole body relax. The Spinning Disc, chair bands, and motion boards will provide numerous ways for the students to move in ways that are comfortable for them. The beanbag chair will provide a space for my students who don't need as much motion a place for calming and relaxation. This can provide a place for decompression and sensory breaks. I am trying to provide my students with ways to manage their overstimulation.

Mrs. Michael
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 13 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOY SPIN DISC • School Specialty $159.03 1 $159.03
CHAIR BEAN BAG 35 INCH DIA - GREEN • School Specialty $76.27 2 $152.54
SPOONER PRO BALANCE BOARD - 28 INCH BLUE • School Specialty $54.80 1 $54.80
DESK-ER-CISER • School Specialty $15.12 3 $45.36

Materials cost

$411.73

Vendor shipping charges

$41.17

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$489.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.31

Total project goal

$575.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$575.39

11 Donors

-$497.76

Donations toward project cost

-$467.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.93

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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