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Mrs. Ried from Buffalo NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Solid Start to the School Year!

My students need a creative, attractive, and interactive learning environment. All of the materials that are requested will be beneficial; however the wobble chairs and answer buzzers will be extremely helpful!

  • $790 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am starting the new year with new student at a new school. It is all very exciting but it also means that I am starting over again in regards to materials and classroom supplies.

This year, I will be teaching a 7th grade class!

My students are all from the City of Buffalo and come from different communities around the city. Having an attractive classroom with an abundance of supplies will help us all to have a successful school year!

My Project

I chose resources that I have found to be effective in a middle school classroom. First, the posters, rug, and decals will help to create an attractive environment, which helps to engage students from the beginning! The cleaning supplies will ensure that we have a healthy environment in which to work.

We all know that middle school students can sometimes have difficulty concentrating, that is why I have requested the wobble chairs and answer buzzers.

The wobble chairs will help with concentration while working at their desks and the answer buzzers will help to engage students in the lessons and make them more interactive! The cleaning supplies and decorations will create an attractive environment that students will want to learn in. The mailboxes and bookshelves will bring organization to the classroom. All together, these materials will help create a classroom everyone would want to be a part of!

Mrs. Ried
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
King Athletic Stability Disc :: Balance Air Seat Cushion :: Wobble/Wiggle Chair Sitting Disk for Core Instability Exercise Training :: Instructional eBook Included • Amazon Business $17.97 12 $215.64
Educational Insights Wireless Eggspert 2.4 GHz • Amazon Business $88.00 1 $88.00
Plush Dry Erase Dot Decal • Amazon Business $12.25 5 $61.25
Antep Rugs Kashan King Collection 506 Floral Polypropylene Indoor Area Rug Blue and Cream 5' X 7' • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Furinno 99736GYW Basic 3-Tier Bookcase Storage Shelves, French Oak Grey • Amazon Business $35.67 1 $35.67
Classroom Keepers 15-Slot Mailbox, Blue (001308) • Amazon Business $25.55 1 $25.55
Creative Teaching Press Poster Pack Teaching Material (5692) • Amazon Business $20.94 1 $20.94
Teacher Created Resources TCR6577 Happy Birthday Wristband (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gel, 1L, Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $14.02 1 $14.02
DayVacation Removable Quotes and Saying Dr. Seuss the More You Read, the More Things You Will Know Transfers Murals Love Baby Kids Bedroom Children School Art Wall Decals Stickers (Black Words) • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Duck Brand Prism Crafting Tape, 1.88-Inch x 5-Yard Roll, Small Stars (284035) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Juvale US Flag Stand - American Flag Metal Base, USA Flag Desk, Table Decoration, 8 x 5.5 inches • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Amapon Countries Flags 82 Feet 100 World Flags Decorations International Flags World Party Decoration World Cup Olympics Flags String Flags Bunting Banner for Bar-Sports Clubs-Grand Opening • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack - Fresh Scent and Citrus Blend - 3 Canisters - 75 Wipes each • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
Mrs. Meyer’s Liquid Hand Soap, Lavender, 12.5 fl oz (3 ct) • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
Teacher Created Resources Marquee Stars Accents (5870) • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81
Good Vibes Only Wall Decal Inspirational Attitude Vinyl Wall Sticker Mirror Quotes Wall Decal Home Decor Office Wall Decorations,Black • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Black Small Beautiful Inspirational Wall Decal Art Decor Sticker • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
LESOTHO FLAG 2' x 3' - MOSOTHO – BASOTHO FLAGS 60 x 90 cm - BANNER 2x3 ft - AZ FLAG • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Amaonm® 19 Pcs Removable Diy Pvc 3d Colorful Butterfly Wall Sticker Murals Wall Decals Wall Decorations Art Decor Decal for Nursery Room Classroom Offices Kids Bedroom Bathroom Living Room(color B) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59

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