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Mrs. Horne from Baytown TX is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No More Chairs!

My students need stability balls! Research shows that replacing chairs with stability balls improves focus in class. When your body's engaged, your brain's engaged!

  • $680 goal

This project expired on October 23, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Sitting still is overrated. It makes sense for the opera or for meditating, but in most classrooms and child care centers, it's given far more honor than it deserves. Children need to move." ~Tom Hunter, National Association for the Education of Young Children.

We will be kicking off a brand new year in a brand new school, so while we don't have an exact picture of our incoming students, we know they will be representative of Baytown - diverse in many ways: racially, financially, behaviorally.

We want to be an innovative school that meets our students needs in new and exciting ways.

My Project

We want to give our students a brand new way to engage in the classroom! Our students will participate in ways they never have before and pass the Science STAAR with flying colors! We will totally replace our classroom chairs with these stability balls, which will allow the students to move while maintaining focus on the lesson at hand. Research has shown stability balls to be very effective in the classroom.

Much of our school's budget for the 2014-2015 school year will go towards purchasing the basic materials for our brand new school.

These donations will enable us to kick off the year in an exciting new way that will impact our students' lives.

Mrs. Horne
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Stability Ball/Ring Pack • Nasco $491.25 1 $491.25

Materials cost

$491.25

Vendor shipping charges

$49.12

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$577.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.95

Total project goal

$679.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$679.69

13 Donors

-$401.49

Donations toward project cost

-$360.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.50

match offer

-$255.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$216.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.20

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$0.00

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