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Ms. Pickard from Pearl City IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Education Yogis

Help me give my students a calm classroom environment with ball chairs and yoga mats. I want to help ease my students' anxiety and stress to help with testing while focusing on staying healthy. Yoga enhances motor skills and balance!

  • $489 goal

This project expired on December 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredible learners. They visit my classroom to learn reading, language, and math. All of my students are below or well below average compared to their grade-level peers. All of my students are willing to help others in the classroom and they never leave a student struggling behind.

The students are creative, thoughtful, and willing to do their best.

They learn best with hands-on, engaging activities. I enjoy working with each of my students because they are all so different. It's fascinating to see how similar yet how different they are and learn compared to one another.

My Project

It's hard to sit in a classroom for 8 hours each day being expected to sit still and do work. That's why it is important to give students a healthy break from their demanding day!

Yoga helps students unwind, improve motor skills, focus their attention, develops their self-confidence, and promotes a healthy lifestyle.

Yoga allows your classroom to become a calm environment where students can learn to become present.

Our children often live in a hurry-up world with busy parents, homework, sports, friends, and games. Adults often think that children are not affected by life's stressors and that they have life so easy. That is simply not true.

Children are affected just as adults by different kinds of pressures. Yoga helps counter those pressures. Children learn self-health, relaxation, self-esteem, and body awareness.

Ms. Pickard
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Alternative School Classroom Flexible Desk Seating for Active Students with Satisfaction Guarantee, Purple • Amazon Business $69.98 1 $69.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Orange, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.98 3 $59.94
Kindergie Yoga Mat for Kids with Special Teaching Design – Child Size Yoga mat for Boys & Girls 2 to 10 Years Old – Thick & Non Toxic Yoga Mat for Toddlers and Children • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
Kindergie Yoga Mat for Kids with Special Teaching Design – Child Size Yoga mat for Boys & Girls 2 to 10 Years Old – Thick & Non Toxic Yoga Mat for Toddlers and Children • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
Kindergie Yoga Mat for Kids with Special Teaching Design – Child Size Yoga mat for Boys & Girls 2 to 10 Years Old – Thick & Non Toxic Yoga Mat for Toddlers and Children • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
Kindergie Yoga Mat for Kids with Special Teaching Design – Child Size Yoga mat for Boys & Girls 2 to 10 Years Old – Thick & Non Toxic Yoga Mat for Toddlers and Children • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
Kindergie Yoga Mat for Kids with Special Teaching Design – Child Size Yoga mat for Boys & Girls 2 to 10 Years Old – Thick & Non Toxic Yoga Mat for Toddlers and Children • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90

Materials cost

$379.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$415.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.25

Total project goal

$488.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$488.36

3 Donors

-$488.36

Donations toward project cost

-$415.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.25

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$0.00

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