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Mrs. Aldridge from Snow Hill NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kick Off the New Year With Kick Bands!

Help me give my students new kick bands to support their fidgety feet and get their energy out while doing their best work!

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Kindergarten in a primary school located in a high poverty area in rural North Carolina. Each child at our school receives free breakfast and lunch in our nutrition program. The students in my class come from various backgrounds and for many of these children their time at school is their only opportunity to be in a clean, safe environment. This is why one of my top priorities is to provide a loving, comfortable environment for my students to reach their highest potential.

My kindergarten classroom is a STEM classroom and I highly encourage thinking outside the box and doing hands-on activities.

My kindergarteners are very active and love to learn by doing instead of watching! It is my passion to grow a love for learning in all my students.

My Project

By having these kick bands in my classroom, my students will be more engaged in their learning and will align our class with 21st century learning experiences. Students are more motivated and compliant when given choices of whether or not they want to use the kick bands on their chairs. This will allow my students to collaborate, learn, and grow alongside their peers in our STEM classroom.

Kick Bands will help my students release their built up energy while also allowing them the ability to focus on their work.

Everyone has unique learning styles so why stick to making everyone sit in a traditional desk and chair?

My project will also give my students new headphones. We use headphones every single day in our classroom, either on the iPads or on Chromebooks doing various apps, activities, or for testing purposes. My students are 5-6 years old and can be very rough with their headphones. Having extra head phones available will help my students meet their needs.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 18 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kick Bands Chair Fidget Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet - School & Classroom Chairs - Flexible Seating Rubber Band ADHD Sensory Fidgets - Kickbands by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Wholesale Bulk Headphone Earphone Earbud - Kaysent(KHP0-10Mixed) 10 Pack Wholesale Mixed Colors(Each 2 Pack) Headphone for School, Classroom, Airplane, Hospiital, Students,Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $31.98 1 $31.98
DD316 - Twist & Turn 3-Letter Word Builders - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$117.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$158.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.04

Total project goal

$186.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.96

1 Donor

-$93.48

Donations toward project cost

-$79.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.02

match offer

-$93.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.02

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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