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Mrs. Shaw Murphy from Brooklyn NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Kindergarteners Need Flexible Seating to Help Them Focus and Learn!

My students need flexible seating options so that they can concentrate and focus during class.

  • $664 goal

This project expired on August 3, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarteners are curious, hardworking, and thoughtful. They include a mix of English and Spanish speakers, with half our day spent learning in each language. They come from all walks of life and countries, and it is a true melting pot!

They are at an age where so much is changing, both developmentally and in the larger world, and I want to help them learn to manage that.

I would like to acquire some mindfulness tools for the classroom. They will help the kids develop techniques to cope with challenges by calming their minds, improving their attentiveness, and building their confidence so they know they can manage anything that occurs.

My Project

These Flex-Space Balance Ball Seats are inflatable ball seats that allow my students to move and balance which in turn will help in reducing restlessness and improving focus while they learn! These Flex-Space Balance Ball Seats help in reducing restlessness and improving focus overall for all of my students. That being said these options are especially important for my students with sensory issues who needs different options to get the necessary input they need to help regulate their systems. These Flex-Space Balance Ball Seats will benefit all of the students in my community. By donating to our flexible seating project for Flex-Space Balance Ball Seats, you will not only help to improve and increase my Kindergarteners attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement and growth in all aspects of our classroom community.

Mrs. Shaw Murphy
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA484 - Flex-Space 17" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $113.94 2 $227.88
LA485 - Flex-Space 17" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $113.94 2 $227.88
WC218 - Automatic Ball Inflator • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$525.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$563.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.47

Total project goal

$663.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$663.11

5 Donors

-$575.64

Donations toward project cost

-$563.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$87.47

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$0.00

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