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Ms. Merida from Reseda CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Wigglers in Their Place

My students need wobble cushions to help them stay in their spot on the carpet when they have the wiggles and need sensory input.

  • $328 goal

This project expired on December 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a populated valley in California. They are surrounded by many cultures and languages. They are also in a Title 1 school, which practices the Leader in Me program, and CGI. Each of my students have a different story but we've created a community, a family within our classroom to accept and help each other out.

They celebrate each other and recognize leadership skills in one another.

They help each other out when they can. They're so willing to be helpful, they want to be proactive. Although my students are not in an advantaged community, it doesn't stop them from wanting to learn and grow. And so they do! They take what they can and make the most out of it. They keep striving for excellence everyday.

My Project

My students have a bit of a tough time staying in their spots on the carpet. My class doesn't have the square/tile rug so they don't have "borders" to help them know where they need to stay.

They also have A LOT of wiggles as second graders tend to have.

I have some flower seat covers in my reading garden (classroom library) and it helps them stay focused on their book instead of giving in to the wiggles; but I only have two flower seat covers and 2 other seat covers that look like grass. These stay in the garden.

I'd like my students to have their own wobble cushion to help them with their wiggles, thus helping them focus more, and also teaching them how to be responsible.

If each one has their own, they are responsible for the care of it. They'll have a connection to it and know that when it's carpet time, they can get their wobble cushion and join me on the rug as whole group or during small groups. This would be used during English Language Arts, ELD, and Math, when the students are on the carpet.

Ms. Merida
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 5 $74.95
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 5 $74.95
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 5 $74.95

Materials cost

$224.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.20

Total project goal

$327.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.99

3 Donors

-$146.28

Donations toward project cost

-$126.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.35

match offer

-$178.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$151.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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