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

The Best Seat in the House

My students need alternative seating options. These fidget bands, wobble cushions, and balance ball will help my students focus better during class instruction.

  • $236 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an integrated co-teaching classroom in the Bronx with 26 kindergarten students, each with unique strengths and challenges.

The 26 sprouts in our classroom have begun to blossom!

You can see and hear these great minds blooming as they begin to realize those squiggles on the page are words and that they can read them!

In our classroom, we strive to create a caring and safe learning environment where all students feel confident to take risks and grow as learners. We meet the needs of our diverse population by emphasizing compassion and respect for all.

My Project

Fidget bands, balance ball chairs, and wobble seats allow students that have excess energy to move while remaining in their seats. These students crave extra stimulus and these simple adjustments to their seating can allow them to remain focused and concentrate on their learning for longer periods of time.

Research has shown that providing early childhood students with alternative seating allows them to better thrive in an increasingly academic learning environment.

Specialized seating is also important for our students that have low muscle tone or that struggle with appropriate posture. These chairs can provide continued support throughout the school day for students that need to strengthen core muscles.

Mrs. Mackle
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 $69.98 1 $69.98
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc,Blue,size: 13 inches / 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
Fidget Bands for Bouncy Feet and Restless Legs - Fits Chairs and Desks (Up to 36 In) - Latex-Free Ideal for Those With ADD, ADHD, OCD, Anxiety (5-Pack) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$167.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$200.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.37

Total project goal

$235.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$235.80

3 Donors

-$235.80

Donations toward project cost

-$200.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.37

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$0.00

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