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Mrs. Cassidy from Philadelphia PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need balance balls, cushion seats, sensory toys to create flexible learning options.

  • $341 goal

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My Students

I have a vision of a classroom with sufficient supplies, materials, and technology that will provide my deserving students with the same resources as students in privileged suburban communities. I work in an inner city school with a diverse population. All of the students live in the neighborhood, some are middle class and others are homeless. Regardless of their home lives, they all come to school every day, eager to learn. All of my students come to school every day with bright smiles ready to learn, but we are so underfunded that our children do not receive what suburban school districts receive.

I teach in an amazing school with passionate teachers who only have one goal in mind; to educate our amazing students.

Not only do we put out thousands of our personal dollars each year we do what it takes with limited resources to make sure that our students are educated.

My Project

My first graders have become more flexible learners, rather than just sitting in a chair or on their carpet spot, they need more to help keep them focused and engaged for longer periods of time. They will learn to control their bodies when they have a choice of where to sit.

Flexible Learning is a Best Practice for Learning!

Giving my students the ability to make choices where to sit or where to calm down will give my students the opportunity to match their learning styles.

Making choices of where to sit or where to calm down will help keep my students focused and engaged for longer periods of time.

Mrs. Cassidy
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Cushion, Inflatable Wobble Disk Active Sitting Chair Seat Cushion with Inflation Needle, Blue • Amazon Business $19.43 6 $116.58
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Green) • Amazon Business $15.99 6 $95.94
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Fidget Bands (10-Pack) - Improves Focus For School Kids and Classroom Students - ADHD ADD SPD Autism Sensory Needs - Bounce & Stretch Foot Band For Chairs by Solace • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tangle Therapy Relax for Hand and Mind Wellness • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29

Materials cost

$255.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.11

Total project goal

$340.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.74

2 Donors

-$221.00

Donations toward project cost

-$187.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.15

match offer

-$119.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.96

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$0.00

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