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Mrs. Heimkreiter from Brandon FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It’s Time to Relax!

My students need quiet items that can help relieve stress or lessen their anxiety.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach students in a title I school in central Florida. I work mostly students in grades kindergarten through 2nd grade with an occasional student in an intermediate grade. I work with lowest students in our school who need assistance in reading, math, independent functioning and social skills.

I work with students on IEPs who lack social skills and have behavioral concerns.

I want to help them exceed both academically and socially. I believe you can not educate a child until they are ready to learn. Until they are ready they will continue to make minimal progress and growth.

My Project

Often my students are very active and have high anxiety. I want to provide them with items that will assist them in being able to focus that is in a quiet and discreet manner. Due to the pace of the curriculum some of my students do not get the amount of brain breaks they need. The figits and wiggle seats will allow them to move without interrupting their flow of learning.

Items such as wiggle seats can allow them to move their core and get their wiggles out as they continue to stay on task.

Another way to help my students focus, especially during whole group instruction, is to give them something to hold that allows for movement. Their hands can stay busy while their brain can focus on the lesson.

Mrs. Heimkreiter
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Therapist’s Choice Inflated Air-Filled Stability Balance Disc-Blue • Amazon Business $11.99 5 $59.95
SpringFly 030 12 Pack Bundle Sensory Fidget Cube/Bike Chain/Liquid Motion Timer/Rainbow Magic Ball/Mesh and Marble Toy/Soybeans Squeeze Grape • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
DNA Stress Balls [3 Pack] - Squeezing Stress Relief Ball - For Kids & Adults- Stress Squishy Toys For Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits & More- Risk-Free Sensory Rubber Ball • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
5-Pack of Stretchy String Fidget / Sensory Toys (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) - Stretches from 10 Inches to 8 Feet! • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49

Materials cost

$102.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.64

Total project goal

$157.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.58

1 Donor

-$157.58

Donations toward project cost

-$133.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.64

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$0.00

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