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Ms. Cassie from Saint Paul MN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Self-Regulation Tools

My students need several ways to help regulate their bodies physically, mentally and emotionally. My students need timers and wobble cushions.

  • $477 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds with more than half of our students receiving free and reduced lunch. Currently, there are more than five different languages spoken in my class other than English. We have a variety of needs. I have both four and five year old students in my class. We are in a Montessori Children's House classroom.

The Montessori philosophy encourages students to work at their own pace and at their own level.

They get to explore five different areas in the classroom: culture, practical life, sensorial, math, and language arts.

My Project

The flexible seating options will provide the physical needs/wiggles to assist my students to sit quietly and listen and complete independent work. These materials will not directly teach my students new skills, but they will help prime my students for learning in all content areas and with many daily living skills by staying focused. For example, while students are independently working, if they feel like they cannot stay focused due to excessive movement they can channel that movement in to one of these flexible seating options.

The rock zen garden, Buddha board, and yoga cards can give them an option to clear their mind and regroup to continue to learn the content they chose to work on.

Sometimes students tend to get overwhelmed or emotionally filled and need to take a break. These provide an option to regulate their emotions and mental state.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
15 " Limited Susan B. Komen Pink Hokki Stool • Kaplan Early Learning Company $90.91 2 $181.82
Zen Artist Board Bamboo, Paint with Water Relaxation Meditation Art, Relieve Stress, Large Magic Painting Board Drawing with Watercolor, Bamboo Brush • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Toysmith Deluxe Zen Garden • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Teacher Created Resources 10 Minute Sand Timer-Large (20675) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Teacher Created Resources 5 Minute Sand Timer - Large (20660) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Yoga Pretzels (Yoga Cards) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 45cm • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78

Materials cost

$369.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$404.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.47

Total project goal

$476.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$476.46

2 Donors

-$467.64

Donations toward project cost

-$404.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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