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Ms. Wenger from Bloomingdale MI is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teenagers Wiggle Too

My students need "fidget stools" to help wiggly teenagers succeed in science.

  • $251 goal

This project expired on November 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It's summer as I write this and most of my students are working. We're an agricultural community so they're busy all summer. They're great kids -- polite, eager to learn, and helpful. Over 90% of my students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch and lots of them speak a language other than English at home but that doesn't slow them down.

I'm starting the year off with 7th graders!

My primary class is biology (10th graders, mostly) so middle school science is always a rousing experience. It's so much fun to see how much the squirrelly 7th graders have changed by the time I see them again in biology.

My Project

A recent class of 7th graders inspired me to make a Donors Choose request for "wobble stools", stools with rounded bases that wiggly middle schoolers can use to expend energy without disrupting others. Once they arrived, the wobble stools were preferred seats for my high school kids too!

The kids called them "fidget stools" & there were never enough to go around.

One of my advisory students even carried his wobble stool with him if he had to move about during class. The number of wiggly teenagers is unexpectedly high. Alternative seating will help those kids to learn more effectively.

Ms. Wenger
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Pre-Teen, Orange (18in) • Amazon Business $89.99 2 $179.98

Materials cost

$179.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.53

Total project goal

$250.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.21

5 Donors

-$226.06

Donations toward project cost

-$202.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.66

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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