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Mrs. Ihde from Bakersfield CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness and Increased Student Focus

My students need wobble cushions to increase focus while expending their energy into their cushions. I used these cushions this past year and would love to increase our supply so more students can have access to them.

  • $336 goal

This project expired on October 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are motivated and hardworking individuals who deserve access to a variety of classroom reading material. Many of my students are students I worked with for many years, before becoming a teacher. These students come from different backgrounds that vary from English Language learners, low socioeconomic background, and all the way to more affluent backgrounds. My students have varied experience and exposure to books along with adults who will create a love of reading with them. These students want to learn and deeply discuss in class and they just need the materials to do so.

My Project

The wobble cushions will allow my students to increase focus on their tasks while channeling their extra energy into these cushions. The desk bands serve the same purpose as I notice myself having increased focus when I swing, kick, or tap my feet.

I used wobble cushions this year and would love to increase my supply to reach more students.

I need the sequin pillows for my Reflection Corner I will have in my classroom. Students who need somewhere to calm down and reflect on their actions, and how their actions hurt others, can retreat to this area to self sooth and reflect.

Mrs. Ihde
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 5 $84.95
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
The Original Fidget - Aqua & Silver Circle Sequin Pillow Fidget Toy for Sensory Therapy to Relieve Stress and Increase Focus for Adults and Kids. Helps with ADHD ADD Autism by Little Monkey- 4C • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Original Fidget - Blue, Green & Black Circle Sequin Pillow Fidget Toy for Sensory Therapy to Relieve Stress and Increase Focus for Adults and Kids. Helps with ADHD ADD Autism by Little Monkey- 3C • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Original Magic Flip Sequin Fidget Pillow - Pink & Aqua Circle - Fidget Toy for Relaxing Therapy Increase Focus for Adults and Children Helps with stress ADHD ADD Autism by Little Monkey 10C • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Original Magic Sequin Fidget Pillow - Royal Blue & Silver Circle - Fidget Toy for Relaxing Therapy Increase Focus for Adults and Children Helps with stress ADHD ADD Autism by Little Monkey 8C • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Original Fidget - Purple & Silver Circle Sequin Pillow Fidget Toy for Sensory Therapy to Relieve Stress and Increase Focus for Adults and Kids. Helps with ADHD ADD Autism by Little Monkey- 1C • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97

Materials cost

$230.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$285.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.36

Total project goal

$335.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$335.76

2 Donors

-$335.76

Donations toward project cost

-$285.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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