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Mrs. Graham from Yakima WA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stability Ball Chairs for Students with Self Regulation Needs!

My students need and will benefit from a balance ball chair, because it will help students engage the muscles and the parts of their brains needed to focus on class work.

  • $502 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Never a dull moment when we are focused on learning! My classroom has a wide range of abilities, that include students that have intellectual and sensory needs that can hinder their academic performance. Our school serves K-5 students in a low income/high poverty school district, that are faced everyday with challenges in school and life. Yet every day you see teachers with a smile on their face greeting hundreds of students equally eager to learn.

An aspect unique to our school is we serve special education students with social skills needs.

I currently serve 8 students with specific social skills needs that require a small inclusive classroom setting to meet their social, academic and sensory needs.

My Project

Each student in my classroom would receive a stability ball in replace of a hard, school chair. The stability ball allows my students to help students engage the muscles and the parts of their brains needed to focus during instruction or during independent work. The ball allows the student to calm their central nervous system, giving them a strategy use self regulation to focus and attend to their tasks with less sensory breaks and less distractions.

The stability ball chairs will greatly benefit their self regulation skills to meet their social, academic and sensory needs

I will provide the materials to give my students the individualized attention they need in a special education classroom. The stability ball chairs will benefit the materials and strategies I provide them with sensory output so they can focus on the social and academic skills they need to learn.

Mrs. Graham
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Green • Amazon Business $44.89 8 $359.12

Materials cost

$359.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$425.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.16

Total project goal

$501.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$501.09

2 Donors

-$501.09

Donations toward project cost

-$425.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.16

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$0.00

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