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Mrs. Waldman from Univ City MO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Can't Be Beat, When You Wiggle In Your Seat!

My students need flexible seating options to keep them actively engaged in their learning! I am requesting stability ball chairs, wiggle stools, and wobble cushions.

  • $996 goal

This project expired on September 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The classroom should be somewhere where everyone feels cared for, motivated, and eager to learn! It is important in my job as an educator, that I help the students do just that!

I want to create a classroom with flexible seating to increase motivation and engagement for all my students!

My students come from a variety of different backgrounds. Most of them have individualized needs and need accommodations to help them be successful throughout the day! Within my classroom, I have students with IEPs, 504 Plans, students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, and gifted students. All of my students are unique and everyone finds their own path to be successful! Many of my students this year have trouble focusing or paying attention. By giving students the chance to move around the classroom, I believe that each and every student can be successful!

My Project

When my project is fully funded, my students will have access to several flexible seating options that allow them to move while they learn. Not every student learns best while sitting in a metal chair for hours at a time. In fact, research shows this is not how students learn. Students learn best when they are comfortable, can purposefully use their energy, and work in a position that meets their physical needs.

It's very important in the classroom for students to have a choice.

Studies have shown that choices improve student engagement and motivation! I believe that all students should have a choice of where they sit in the classroom, or where they learn best! By choosing a seat such as a wiggle seat or a stability ball, students can focus more on their education.

Not only will flexible seating help improve student achievement through enhanced learning, but my students' physical health will also be improved.

Mrs. Waldman
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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20 donors20 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 4750BL Zenergy Ball Chair, Black • Amazon Business $122.53 4 $490.12
Learniture Active Learning Chair/Stool, 18" H, Blue, LNT-3046-18BL • Amazon Business $60.54 4 $242.16
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96

Materials cost

$804.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$846.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.35

Total project goal

$995.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$995.65

19 Donors

-$776.53

Donations toward project cost

-$697.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.98

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$44.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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