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

Preschool: Fidget to Focus

My students need wobble stools and resistance bands to build core strength and help student attention.

  • $1,216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Ms. Ferarro and I teach in a Head Start inclusive preschool environment. The children range in ages 3-5, are culturally diverse, come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds to include living below the poverty line, and are impacted developmentally in a number of ways. We are looking to make our classrooms more accessible by providing flexible seating that would build core strength, help with attention, and accommodate different physical needs.

Comfortable students are engaged students!

Our kids come so eager and ready to learn, we want to make their first school experience the environment that sets the stage for their learning career.

My Project

These resources will help students access learning opportunities by allowing them to experience movement in appropriate ways while learning. The flexible seating helps with motor and muscle control, increases ability to attend for longer periods of time, improves posture, provides student choice, and gives high-energy children an outlet while focused on academic instruction.

Flexible seating will allow students to rock, bounce, wobble, lean, or stand which increases oxygen flow to the brain to help keep young minds focused and alert.

Several of our students, both those with special needs and without, need more sensory input than is traditionally offered in structured classroom settings. This project helps fund resources that provide sensory input without being distracting, disruptive, or increase the opportunity for misbehavior. Students will be empowered to make their own choice for which seating style will help them learn best, stay calm, focused, and productive.

Ms. Koch
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Black • Amazon Business $53.34 18 $960.12
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Bands for Kids - Alternative Flexible Seating Classroom Supplies for Elementary School - ADHD Sensory Fidgets for Classroom Chairs - Bounce Fidget Band by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$988.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,032.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$182.28

Total project goal

$1,215.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,215.21

2 Donors

-$1,215.21

Donations toward project cost

-$1,032.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$182.28

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$0.00

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