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Ms. Garber from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Moving and Grooving in First Grade!

My students need appropriate seating like wobble chairs and wobble cushions to move while focusing on their academics!

  • $318 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These kiddos are all coming in still with a kindergarten mindset! Beginning as a first grader is a big deal for little 6 year olds! My 29 students are coming into the classroom from all different walks of life. We are a very diverse classroom and are embracing all cultures into our community!

As a class community we are setting the norm that everyone needs different things, some friends need more to help them focus!

I am doing everything in my power to give each child their own learning experience to reach their attainable goals. I couldn't have gotten a sweeter bunch of students to begin my teaching career. I get the biggest hugs, best compliments, and cheesiest smiles daily!

My Project

These different seating options will greatly impact the learning of my students. The students that need to move while learning are currently the most at-risk students in my classroom. I want to see these students make huge gains in their reading this year. These seating options will help them with this so much!

Allowing them to move while focusing in lessons will boost their participation and attitude towards learning!

The wobble chairs and wiggle cushions will assist students to move without disrupting students around them. The chair bands will help students who like to fidget and greatly increase their attention span during a lesson!

I want my first graders to love our classroom like their second home and feel confident in their learning.

Ms. Garber
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Red • Amazon Business $54.99 2 $109.98
Wiggle Seats for Classroom :: Inflatable Wobble Disc/Sensory Seat Cushion, Ideal Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids :: Ages 3 & up, 13 x 13 x 3, Black, with Bonus Hand Pump by LakiKid • Amazon Business $18.57 4 $74.28
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chair (Blue) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96

Materials cost

$236.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$269.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.60

Total project goal

$317.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$317.36

4 Donors

-$267.36

Donations toward project cost

-$227.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.10

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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