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Mrs. Talty from Richardson TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh, The Places We Can Go!

My students need flexible seating options to keep them engaged. The ball chairs are beneficial to support the students. My students also need a sensory room to be able to get away and calm down.

  • $1,599 goal

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My Students

I am a self contained classroom teacher with 18 wonderful children who have special needs from Intellectual Disabilities to Autism. They age from the ages of 11-14 years old.

My students thrive off a structured environment with the chance to be able to have sensory breaks to help keep them calm.

They have different needs of sensory which require a lot of patience and understanding to best support their lively hood.

My students get very excited with new seating and items that can help them learn and grow.

My Project

Flexible seating allows students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. During independent work times, they choose a location in the classroom that works for them. The wobble chairs, balance balls and the folding lazy sofa would be great ways to help the children with the different sensories they need to help them learn the best. The balance boards and climbing rope are also a great tool for our sensory room to help the kids get out any anxiety or energy to keep learning.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

Along with the flexible seating, sensory items for my students will help them be able to calm down and release energy so that they are able to come back to the classroom and get the most out of the lesson being taught.

Mrs. Talty
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting Kids - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 4 $279.96
Merax Adjustable 5-Position Floor Chair Folding Lazy Sofa Floor Sofa Chair Cushion Orange • Amazon Business $65.40 4 $261.60
Abilitations Integrations Stabili-T-Stool, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $36.95 4 $147.80
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue/Green • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Grey/Orange • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96
Junior Gymnastics Balance Beam – 8 Ft Folding Wood Core Low Floor Beam with Anti-Slip Base, Recessed Hinges, Foam Top and Carry Handles • Amazon Business $84.90 1 $84.90
Seville Classics Mobile Laptop Computer Desk Cart, Height-Adjustable from 20.5" to 33", Walnut • Amazon Business $33.68 2 $67.36
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Green • Amazon Business $10.99 4 $43.96
Fun Science FI-J5 Jumbo Sensory Bottles Simply Add Water Lab Equipment • Amazon Business $17.39 2 $34.78
Balance Pods Set - 1 Pair Hedgehog Style Domed Stability Pods for Children and Adults , Purple • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
VORRTE 22 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set-Bike Chain/Unicorn and Dinosaur Squeeze Grape Ball/Mesh &Marble Toy/Magic Ring/Squishy Toy for ADD ADHD, Calming Toys for Anxiety,Stretch Toys For Children/Adult • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 2 $27.94
SWINGING MONKEY PRODUCTS Climbing Rope with Platforms, Yellow - Playground Accessories, 6.5 foot rope supports OVER 300lbs • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

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