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Mrs. McDonald from Charlotte NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Learning Fun!

Help me give my students chair balls and stools and hands-on learning game experiences.

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All students are able learn. This school year there are approximately 25 students in my first grade class. Our school is a great learning environment where students prosper. Our academic community is continuously growing as we become a Pre-K thru 8th grade school which focuses on achieving higher expectations.

In today's society, students are coming to school less prepared with supplies.

In my experience, when students have the necessary tools, as well as the opportunity to experience a wide range of literature and manipulatives to assist in completing assignments, as well as flexible seating, they tend to have greater achievement.

My Project

These materials will assist in student learning in a variety of ways! The set of stools will be used as a meeting place for our small group lessons, as well as our one-on-one student conferences! Also, it will be an area where students can work on centers. These centers will consist of iPads with reading and math applications, as well as the Boggle Jr, Scrabble Jr, and Bananarama. These will help students solidify their phonemic awareness and spelling skills.

A variety of seating within the classroom will give students a slight change in the learning environment which in my eyes will refresh them and get them ready to learn!

These materials will be a huge benefit for the students. They will give a variety of seating in our classroom. Some students learn better when they are not required to sit in a traditional chair. These chair balls and stools will assist with this academic achievement!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fat Catalog ALT1102ACSO Metal Stack Stools with Padded Seat, Red/Purple/Blue/Green/Yellow (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $60.58 1 $60.58
WALIKI Toys Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Purple) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Blue) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Boggle Junior Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bananagrams My First Multi-Award Winning Kids Spelling Game • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
Scrabble Junior Game • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
The Learning Journey Match It! Memory - Spelling - Reading Game for Preschool and Kindergarten 26 Three and Four Letter Picture Word Marching Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Learning Journey Match It! Memory - Mathematics - STEM Addition and Subtraction Game Helps to Teach Early Math Facts 30 Matching Pairs • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31

Materials cost

$153.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.94

Total project goal

$232.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.96

2 Donors

-$215.32

Donations toward project cost

-$198.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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