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Mrs. Liz Maglievaz from Deltona FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lively Learning Seats!

My students need Flex-Space balance ball seats to provide sensory input.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a variety of challenges (physical, emotional & intellectual) that impact their learning. Most of them are eligible for free lunch and many have recently arrived from Puerto Rico due to impacts from Hurricane Maria.

The use of seating that allows for sensory input provides students assistance in self regulation and allows more of their focus to be on the task at hand.

The non traditional seating also provides variety and extra activity in their long day of academic rigor. All my students have made awesome progress in working towards grade level standards. Why not provide the accommodation of additional sensory input in a way that is also fun for my little life long learners!

My Project

My special education students always need a little wiggle room to stay focused and relaxed during challenging academic activities in small group reading and math. These Flex-Ball seats work across multiple exceptionalities, each with their own unique needs ( including English as a second language) but, but yet all the same so as not to draw attention to any single student.

Sitting on the flex seating balls allow them to gain the sensory stimulus they need keep their emotions regulated and maintain concentration in a socially appropriate manner while adding a little fun too!

They also build core balance and good posture while keeping the flex ball seats stable. Extra movement opportunities in their academically strenuous day is always great for increasing both academic and physical performance.

Mrs. Liz Maglievaz
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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 25 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 6 $119.94

Materials cost

$119.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.78

Total project goal

$178.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.52

1 Donor

-$59.51

Donations toward project cost

-$58.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.34

match offer

-$110.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.93

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$0.00

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