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Mrs. Luster Baxter from Birmingham AL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Have a Ball!

My students need five Gaiam balance ball chairs and two bean bag seats.

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing group of kids who happen to receive Special Education Services. I want to create a place for them to learn, grow, and feel comfortable.

Teaching in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with multiple challenges.

The school is located in the midst of a large city and my students all come from diverse backgrounds and bring with them a variety of experiences.

Each of my students spends about an hour a day in the resource room. They receive math, reading, and social interventions. They are a great group of kids!

My Project

My students need flexible seating that will allow them to stay focused in the resource room. Many times, my students require constant redirection, lose focus, and become uncomfortable when seated at the table. These chairs will allow active learners to move around while they are are learning. They will help my students stay on task for longer periods of time and limit distractions.

Being in resource, our daily time is limited and having a way to redirect disruptive and distractive behaviors will be beneficial to all of the students I serve.

The bean bags will also provide my students comfort and create more places for them to work. I believe these seating options with create a more comfortable learning environment for my students.

Mrs. Luster Baxter
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Blue • Amazon Business $61.23 5 $306.15
DD420SG - Calming Colors™ Little Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98

Materials cost

$406.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$475.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.88

Total project goal

$559.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$559.20

5 Donors

-$292.11

Donations toward project cost

-$265.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.82

Matching donations from our partners

-$267.09

Match offers toward project cost

-$227.03

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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