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Mrs. Schieb from Mill River MA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Remain Healthy and Focused on Learning!

My students need 6 balance ball chairs to help create a classroom where movement and exercise is valued and encouraged in order to increase learning!

  • $459 goal

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My Students

My goal as an educator is to produce energetic, enthusiastic, curious and healthy learners. As an early childhood educator, it is important that I teach my students how to maintain a healthy well-being that includes healthy eating, exercising and maintaining a positive attitude.

I teach in a multi-age kindergarten and first grade classroom.

I have a class full of very kind, smart and active students. My students are always eager to learn new things and ready for a challenge. I am a big believer in the power of brain breaks and movement throughout the school day. My students would really benefit from having additional resources to help exercise their core muscles while being able to stay focused on their work. Research has also shown that these chairs help students with ADHD to remain focused for longer periods of time which improves their behavior overall.

My Project

My students would absolutely love these chairs! I just recently purchased some regular yoga balls to sit on and everyone has been eager to use them. These chairs are even BETTER than regular stability balls because they have a back rest which helps with supporting the back and spinal alignment. They also have rolling, lockable wheels which prevent the balls from rolling all around the classroom when left unattended. My goal is to eventually replace all of the students' chairs with these stability ball chairs.

By donating to this project you are encouraging my students to stay healthy and active throughout the day.

As the amount of time spent on seat work increases, children need a way to continue to move and be active without distracting others and while still remaining focused on the task at hand.

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair, Purple • Amazon Business $59.11 6 $354.66

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