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Mrs. Brahan from Sheboygan WI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Swivel, Fidget, Stick, and Write

My students need flexible seating with tractor chairs and Fidget Toys, Post-it notes, sheet protectors and dry erase markers.

  • $306 goal

This project expired on December 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 3rd year teaching at this school. It's my 22nd year of teaching and the first time that I am not sharing a teaching space! It is a Title I school where 100% of our students receive free and reduced-price lunch. As an English Language teacher, I work with a vast range of students from many different cultures.

We have students speaking languages such as Hmong, Spanish, Rohingya, and Somali.

As an EL teacher and Interventionist, I work with students on language acquisition, oral language, and reading, writing, and math skills.

My Project

As an EL and Interventionist teacher, I work with small groups in my classroom. Each year, I service different grade levels throughout the day. I currently have yoga balls and discs for students to choose. Adding the tractor chairs (along with the fidgets) gives additional choices for meeting the sensory input needs of my students leading to better engagement, focus and participation.

We use a lot of sticky notes and dry erase markers for both math and reading lessons.

We use the notes to mark places in our reading, generate ideas to add to graphic organizers, write down questions, share our thinking, etc. For struggling students, I find that color is best for meeting their learning needs rather than black and white.

Using the plastic sheet protectors saves on printing costs. I do not need to print on card stock and the paper can be used over and over again. We can use the dry erase markers on the plastic sheet protectors.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture Vibrant Violet Tractor Seat and Chrome Stool • Amazon Business $44.59 1 $44.59
Flash Furniture Vibrant Bright Blue Tractor Seat and Chrome Stool • Amazon Business $35.87 1 $35.87
Flash Furniture Vibrant Nautical Blue Tractor Seat and Chrome Stool • Amazon Business $31.82 1 $31.82
EXPO 1927526 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Vibrant Colors, 16-Count • Amazon Business $14.97 2 $29.94
Expo 81045 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 16-Pack, Assorted • Amazon Business $14.97 2 $29.94
Post-it Greener Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Helsinki Collection, 24 Pads/Cabinet Pack (654R-24CP-AP) • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 300 Count • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Cevinee Extra Strong Fidget Toys (12 pack / 6 color) Sensory Fidgets - Release Anxiety and Stress, Improve Concentration - #1 ADHD Therapist Recommended for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Post-it Greener Notes, 1.5 in x 2 in, Helsinki Collection, 12 Pads/Pack (653-RP-A) • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61

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