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  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Gapske
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Move Your Feet and Choose Your Best Learning Seat!

My students need Wobble chairs, stability cushions, bouncy bands for desks, and Giaim balance balls to provide flexible seating options which will allow their bodies to be active and their brains to be focused.

My Students

The students in my "K/1 Crew" love learning! They are enthusiastic, full of energy and love to sing and dance (just like me)! They enjoy being active throughout the day; brain breaks for us are a must! I feel so lucky to start my day with 26 smiles and hugs each morning.

This group is resilient!

Many know first-hand about poverty, trauma, and living in less than desirable housing situations. Yet, they continue to amaze me with their positive attitudes. We are an amazing school family!

My Project

My kindergarten and first grade learners are eager to learn but often struggle with sitting still and staying focused during academic instruction and work sessions. Finding ways to manage the wiggles and keep kiddos focused on learning has been an ongoing struggle for me as an educator.

Implementing flexible seating in our classroom such as WOBBLE chairs, stability cushions, bouncy bands, and balance balls will impact student learning and empower my students.

Students will be taught to choose seating options that allow them to move their bodies as necessary, be relaxed, and comfortable. This in turn will keep their brains focused and engaged, resulting in more learning stamina. So, let's move our feet and find our best learning seat!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Black - Teen (18in) • Amazon Business $79.95 3 $239.85
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Balance Ball, Grey • Amazon Business $19.98 5 $99.90
Bintiva Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc, Gray, 13 inches(33 cm) • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Bouncy Bands for Desks (Black support pipes) • Amazon Business $14.95 4 $59.80

Materials cost

$459.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.60

Total project goal

$584.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.00

6 Donors

-$425.00

Donations toward project cost

-$391.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

match offer

-$123.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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