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Mrs. Latiolais from St Martinville LA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Quiet Chairs!

Help me give my students tennis balls to keep our chairs quiet so we can concentrate on our work!

  • $208 goal

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My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, and love to learn! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think creatively! They come to school each day ready to try new STEM activities and practice their leadership skills.

Our school is located in a rural area.

Many of their families often struggle to find employment and opportunity. They often struggle to provide the basic needs for their children. Many of our children come to school without school supplies.

My Project

The scuffling of chairs can be extremely distracting in the classroom. Currently, my students do not have anything at the bottom of their chairs. Each time they get up to move, the chair makes noise which causes a distraction to other students who are busy working. Tennis balls on chairs provide a quieter learning environment. Some of my students are very aware of smallest distracting sounds in the classroom. Once these students are distracted, it may takes several minutes to get them back on track. This leads to a lost of instructional time. Having the tennis balls on my student's chairs will help with the distractions. This will allow my students to stay focused on their classwork.

Mrs. Latiolais
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tourna Pressureless Tennis Ball (Pack of 60) • Amazon Business $44.23 2 $88.46
Tourna Pressureless Tennis Ball (Pack of 60) • Amazon Business $44.23 1 $44.23

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