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Mrs. Qualls from Dupo IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Seating for Special Needs

My students need a variety of seating options to accommodate their sensory needs and ensure active engagement and academic success.

  • $504 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My self-contained K-3 Special Education class is bursting with energy! Some students are just beginning to recognize letters and numbers while others are adding, subtracting, and writing their own names. No matter what level, all of my students benefit from hands-on, multi-sensory learning that is tailored to their specific needs.

The world is full of wonderful possibilities for my students!

At their tender age, they are excited and willing to learn! It is that enthusiasm that pushes me to discover the best ways to teach to all of the individual learning differences in the room. From number task boxes to weekly STEAM projects, there are endless ways to reach and grow with these special learners. I am so excited to see how my students will blossom into knowledgeable, independent, and fearless young people one day.

My Project

The balance balls, wiggle seats and wobble stools will give my young, special learners a chance to move while staying engaged in activities that teach letter recognition, early reading skills, and hands-on math activities. The rectangle table will help us use the space more efficiently and allow my students to be seated near each other for small group activities.

Flexible seating options for my students will promote independence and positive choices, as well as, self-control.

Being able to choose a desired seat and use that seat properly within the classroom will not only encourage my students by meeting their sensory needs, but also challenge them to make effective choices that will benefit their individual needs.

Mrs. Qualls
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 7 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CN452 - Low 30" x 60" Rectangular Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
Kids Kore Wobble Chair 14" - Gray • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.49 2 $118.98
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
Trideer 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

Materials cost

$391.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$427.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.50

Total project goal

$503.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$503.32

9 Donors

-$486.91

Donations toward project cost

-$415.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.84

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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