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  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Kalleward
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

One Seat, Two Seats, Red Seat, Blue Seat, Choose Seat

My students need 2 wobble stools, 2 yoga mats (to be cut in half) and 4 ball chairs so that they can make seating choices as to how they can best focus and learn.

My Students

Our building is a Title One building with a large population of students who receive free or reduced rate lunch. My classroom gives all students an equal foundation from which to grow and learn. I strive to provide a safe, stimulating and inspiring classroom environment.

My students are wonderful, active, energetic, eager first graders!

They love to learn and are curious about everything. Why do I want to do everything I can to make my teaching and their learning engaging and developmentally appropriate and then require them to sit in rigid, assigned seats for their work time? This just isn’t what is best for our young learners. By giving them choices of location and type of seating they can be focused while having the ability to wiggle and move. They’re children!

My Project

My project gives my active, dynamic, young learners choice. By having a variety of places to work (from cushions to mats to ball chairs to wobble stools to standing up options) they can find the spot that helps them to focus. Imagine a thriving classroom where some students are writing at a desk perched on a wobble seat, others are balancing on a ball chair engrossed in a good book. Students are laying on yoga mats solving math equations. This vision is a reality every day.

By respecting who young learners are and how best they learn and focus - their learning becomes more productive and exciting.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Balance Ball, Blue • Amazon Business $19.98 4 $79.92
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Purple - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.95 1 $69.95
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.95 1 $69.95
YogaAccessories (TM) 1/4'' Extra Thick High Density Yoga Mat (Phthalate Free) - Red • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
YogaAccessories (TM) 1/4'' Extra Thick High Density Yoga Mat (Phthalate Free) - Dark Blue • Amazon Business $20.91 1 $20.91

Materials cost

$261.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.17

Total project goal

$347.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.78

8 Donors

-$338.07

Donations toward project cost

-$295.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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