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Mrs. VanderMeer from Queen Creek AZ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hocus Focus!

Help me give my students the magical experience of listening to literature, and a special seat for wiggly kids to help them focus!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 6th graders at a 6-8 school. This means that the 6th graders coming in are the low man on the totem pole! They look so tiny compared to the 8th graders, and life can be intimidating for them.

Sixth graders are resilient and find a way to navigate their way through the middle school experience.

Life is tough trying to juggle seven classes with seven different teachers. I love to help my students feel secure in their ability to problem-solve. You have a black hole for a backpack! No problem! We have "two minutes a day keeps the backpack monster away" here to save the day!

My Project

I love listening to audio books! When I don't have time to sit and read a book, I can certainly find time while travelling in the car. The reader of our novel is excellent! Students will much prefer to listen to him read the story out loud, and hopefully realize how fun it is to listen to books!

Special seating like this wobble chair helps students who need extra movement to focus.

Students are less likely to distract others if they are able to have movement that comes from sitting! I've heard wonderful things about these seats and can't wait to see the benefit they bring to our classroom.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Pre-Teen, Dark Blue (18in) • Amazon Business $89.99 3 $269.97
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Junior, Black (16in) • Amazon Business $70.98 2 $141.96
By Christopher Paul Curtis - Bud, Not Buddy (Unabridged) (4/23/06) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99

Materials cost

$437.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.26

Total project goal

$595.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.06

9 Donors

-$413.00

Donations toward project cost

-$357.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.95

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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