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Ms. Calhoun from Washington DC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seating Support for Wiggly Children

My students need special chairs to support sitting at group times.

  • $288 goal

This project expired on June 23, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a wiggly bunch. The like to move their bodies!

This is exactly what you would expect from a group of three and four-year-old children, many of whom are in school for the first time.

Anyone who has spent time with young children knows how much energy they have and how they can seem to move without stopping all day long.

My Project

Of course, there are short times of the day where sitting still is required, such as during read-alouds or group meetings. These times can be difficult for children who feel the need to move frequently. The can become distracted by their need to move and, in turn, distract others.

I am requesting four cube chairs that would physically support children sitting in their own personal space during group times.

The chairs will help children to pay attention to the lesson rather than to moving their bodies.

Ms. Calhoun
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CF841 - Calming Colors® Chair Cubes - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.50 1 $199.50

Materials cost

$199.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.14

Total project goal

$287.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.60

6 Donors

-$217.71

Donations toward project cost

-$201.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.89

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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