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Ms. Vachon from Falls Church VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. V's Multiple Disabilities Classroom Needs Your Help!

My students need flexible seating options, reinforcers, and sensory items to meet their diverse needs.

  • $452 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have autism and intellectual disabilities. I have six wonderful students in my classroom in grades 1-5. Our self-contained classrooms work as a team with flexible grouping, so I may have up to 30 students in my room during the day in grades K-5. Many of my students also are living in poverty. They struggle with academics, social skills, communication, transitions, sensory, and changes in their day-to-day lives. My students come to school excited to learn, see their friends and teachers, and have fun!

My Project

The items I am asking for will make my classroom a better learning environment for my students. I am asking for yoga balls so my students have flexible seating options. A lot of students are active in the classroom and having them use the FlexBall seats as chairs will allow them to be active while still being in engaged in the task. The students will also use the TheraBands underneath traditional chairs. I am asking for a lot of different toys to use as reinforcers and to be used for sensory breaks for my students! These toys include light up spinners, play doh, and fidget toys.

Ms. Vachon
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 6 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC529GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
GoFit 75 cm Stability Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 2 $39.98
RE322 - Lakeshore Sensory Ball Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Windy City Novelties Hand-Held LED Light Up Galaxy Spinner with Flashing LED Lights • Amazon Business $8.50 4 $34.00
DD210 - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
Etekcity Air Pump Air Mattress Pump for Inflatable Blow up Pool Raft Bed Boat Toy Exercise Ball,Quick-Fill AC Inflator Deflator with Nozzles,110-120V (EAP1-AC) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Mountain Falls Advanced Hand Sanitizer with Vitamin E, Original Scent, Pump Bottle, 67.59 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Tangle Jr. Classics - Set of 3 Classic Tangle Jr. Fidget Toys • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
TheraBand Resistance Band Set, Professional Latex Elastic Bands Upper & Lower Body & Core Exercise, Physical Therapy, Lower Pilates, At-Home Workouts Rehab, Yellow & Red & Green, Beginner Set • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
KeNeer 7Pack Stretchy String Fidget Sensory Toys - Relieve Stress, and Increase Patience - Build Resistance Squeeze, Pull - Good for kids with ADD, ADHD or Autism, and Adults to Strengthen Arms • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$344.69

Vendor shipping charges

$4.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$383.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.74

Total project goal

$451.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$451.60

4 Donors

-$396.36

Donations toward project cost

-$362.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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