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Mrs. Brinks from Milwaukee WI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Wiggle Away Distractions!

Help me give my students flexible seating to get their wiggles out so they can stay focused on learning.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 3 and 4 year-olds with severe speech and language delays, in a specially designed, language-rich special education classroom. We aim to make their first school experience a positive one by providing a variety of materials and engaging, hands-on activities.

Our students build foundational skills in language, literacy/early learning, social skills, and fine motor so that they can be successful when they move on to kindergarten in our bilingual community school, which serves primarily low-income families.

My Project

Preschool is all about active learning! Little bodies need plenty of movement opportunities to stay engaged and focused on learning. And some students need to move more than others, which is why a variety of seating options would be so helpful for keeping my most active learners engaged in the classroom.

Allowing extra opportunities for movement within a safe and defined space will meet those students' need for movement and sensory input while keeping them with the group and engaged in learning activities.

A variety of options will give us the flexibility to experiment with what works best for each child.

Mrs. Brinks
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 14 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 3 $50.97
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 12" - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.49 1 $40.49
Bouncy Bands(r) for Chairs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.56 2 $25.12

Materials cost

$116.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.18

Total project goal

$174.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.51

1 Donor

-$88.00

Donations toward project cost

-$74.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.20

match offer

-$86.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.98

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$0.00

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