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Mrs. Thompson from Portland ME is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get Out The Wiggles

My students need wiggle seats as well as seat foot fidgets to help them channel their energy to help them focus.

  • $229 goal

This project expired on July 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Picture adorable smiling faces, a boatload of energy, and an eagerness to learn as well as to share all of their own life experiences. Then you'll know what it looks like to walk into our classroom each day. I have the great pleasure of having a very diverse population of students in our classroom, each very unique in learning style and academic capabilities.

Portland, Maine is home to a diverse culture and a wide range of socioeconomic statuses which are seen throughout the city and in each one of the classrooms.

We have a high percentage of students who receive free or reduced price lunch. All students need to have a community that supports them, enables them to be themselves, and fosters skills and tools for successful learning.

My Project

More and more children are coming into the classroom FULL of energy. I would like to be able to provide a classroom environment that allows these energetic wiggly children a place to move, wobble and wiggle as they learn and complete their work. Over the past year I've worked hard to start transforming my classroom into one that contains a variety of seating choices for all types of learners I encounter each year.

Wobble chairs and wiggle foot bands have been shown to be a great way for children to channel their energy while still focusing on their learning.

The wobble chairs have been a huge success in the classroom so far. With the addition of a few more Wobble chairs I can provide more students with that choice. The wiggle foot bands will help to transform the traditional chairs we have in the classroom to chairs that help to get the suttle wiggles out. Thus empowering the kids to advocate for themselves and to know what their little bodies need at a young age to be successful.

Help me obtain a couple of wobble chairs and wiggle foot bands for my students by donating to this project. I know that the kids will love having the opportunity to sit on a more comfortable and forgiving seats then we did in our school days. By making the classroom a more comfortable space for my diverse students needs, their learning development will grow in leaps and bounds.

Mrs. Thompson
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $62.95 2 $125.90
Adhd Chair Fidget Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet | Durable Hand-Free Sensory Foot Fidget | Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands for School Sensory Flexible Seating Classroom • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97

Materials cost

$153.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.21

Total project goal

$228.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.08

1 Donor

-$228.08

Donations toward project cost

-$193.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.21

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$0.00

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