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  • $725 goal

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Mrs. Litchfield
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Inspire Curiosity, Creativity, and Invention through Flexible Seating!

My students need balance ball chairs, Sphero mini app-controlled robot balls and an activity table.

My Students

A typical day in my first grade classroom with my little owls starts out by gathering on our rug with our shared reading lesson for the week. I love to integrate all subject areas each week.

I have 20 little owls in my classroom each day.

My kiddos are always looking for something different and exciting each day they come to school! My little owls love going to literacy and math centers each day. They love it when we study non-fiction units such as pumpkins, caribou, polar bears, and so forth.

Our school is a Title I school in the rural mountains of North Carolina. My students come from very low income families with very limited resources at their homes. We are also a school with a high percentage of children who receive free or reduced-price lunch.

My Project

These materials of mini Sphero app-controlled robots combined with an activity table and balance ball chairs would be perfect for my student-centered classroom!

My students are able to choose what they would like to do inside my classroom as well as the freedom to choose what seating option works best for their learning.

I would like to add more hands-on learning materials for them to choose from.

We have been working on STEM projects but need more materials for all of our students. We need these mini Sphero app-controlled robot balls to allow my students to have more choices in their own learning all while being the most comfortable with their flexbile seating choice.

As a teacher it is so important that my kiddos are experiencing and learning everything they possibly can as 21st century learners all while having the choice of choosing their seat! It would be such a thrill for my first graders to have the opportunity in reaching their full potential!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Purple • Amazon Business $46.81 4 $187.24
Sphero Mini Green: The App-Controlled Robot Ball • Amazon Business $45.00 4 $180.00
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-RCECLVC-GBK Adjustable Height Clover Shape Activity Table, 19" -30" Height, 48" Width, 48" Length, Grey/Black • Amazon Business $168.51 1 $168.51

Materials cost

$535.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$615.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.63

Total project goal

$724.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$724.21

10 Donors

-$348.85

Donations toward project cost

-$317.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.50

match offer

-$350.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$298.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 10 other donors.

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