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Mrs. E. from Des Moines IA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seats for Wobbly Seats

My students need a place to sit their little wobbly seats. Kids need to move and these stability balls will help so much!

  • $293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students aren't in their seats for long lengths of time, but when they are, it's still tough for them. Students rock, (and fall over) attempt to bounce, rearrange their legs, swing their bodies and more just to get their wiggles out.

My students have enough to worry about.

I'm trying to help make learning a little easier on them while at school. My students love moving, acting out reader's theater, dancing, and encouraging one another to meet their goals. It's frustrating when students have a difficult time staying focused because they feel like moving all of the time.

My Project

I'm hoping to use these stability balls for all of my students. I've seen so much positive research on the implementation of these balls in the classroom, I can't wait to get them in my room. It's already difficult to focus when there's so much for my kiddos to worry about on a daily basis, getting the "wiggles" out, should not be a concern for them. With some instructional practice, I believe these stability will help them immensely.

When students notice something new, they naturally get excited.

If they see these stability balls in the classroom, I know they'll be motivated to try them out and use them with their every day work. I believe these stability balls will definitely help make our classroom even more fun, inviting, and comfortable.

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Mrs. E.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Smart Stability Ball 21 • Nasco $30.83 6 $184.98

Materials cost

$184.98

Vendor shipping charges

$18.50

State sales tax

$12.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.93

Total project goal

$292.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$292.85

6 Donors

-$259.32

Donations toward project cost

-$223.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$30.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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