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Mrs. G. from Thibodaux LA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Use of Flexible Seating and Earning Rewards are Motivating

Help me give my students flexible seating and opportunities to earn rewards after completing tasks!

  • $653 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education teacher in a small first through eighth grade school that is focused on students with dyslexia and ADHD. Our unique school is located on a University Campus where the students receive a quality education targeting their specific deficits. My students are very intelligent, but they struggle with reading and writing. They will greatly benefit by having flexible seating available to them in the classroom throughout the day.

The use of flexible seating and ability to earn rewards will increase the students' motivation and help them to stay on task!

Flexible seating will afford my students access to a variety of sensory tools that will increase engagement to achieve success in school. I want to expand my flexible seating this year by adding additional chairs! This year I would like to have more rewards that students can earn. These rewards will include projects the whole class can make and take home!

My Project

Flexible seating will give my students access to a variety of sensory tools that will increase engagement to achieve success in school. I want to expand my flexible seating this year by adding additional chairs! This year I would like to have more rewards that students can earn.

I want to expand my flexible seating so that more students will be able to experience pairing a difficult task such as reading with something that they enjoy such as the wobble chairs!

Pairing the wobble chairs or bouncy bands with reading can make a difficult job fun!

Students earn rewards for staying on task and completing their daily work. I also include cycle's and wobble chairs from last years project as a reward. They earn the privilege to sit in chairs and cycles while working on class assignments. Students can also work for rewards such as flexible pencils, emoji eraser, and spiky balls to take home! Having a variety of items in the classroom of ADHD & Dyslexic students will help them through the chore of learning to read. Stress balls, fidget toys, and other sensory items will help students with high anxiety and fidgeting. The students will be using the sensory toys to keep their hands busy rather than chewing on their fingers until they bleed, or biting their nails, etc. These sensory toys have been very successful, but they wear out, get lost, and new student enter as others exit our school. The majority of our students have issues similar to my examples. The students all want to just keep moving!

Mrs. G.
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 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, Dark Blue (18in) • Amazon Business $79.88 3 $239.64
Bouncy Bands for Elementary School Chairs (Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Impresa Products Spiky Sensory Balls (Pack of 5) - Squeezy and Bouncy Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Haawooky Kid's Children Flexible Soft Pencil Magic Bend School Fun Equipment, 30 Piece • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
16 Pack Bundle Sensory Toys-Liquid Motion Timer/Rainbow Magic Balls/Bike Chain/Mesh And Marble Toy/Squeeze-a-Bean Soybean/Stretch String Toy for ADD ADHD Stress Relax • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Sea View Treasures Bulk 50 Pack 6-Color Porcupine Ball Assortment - 1.25" Spike Ball in Blue, Yellow, Green, Pink, Purple, and Orange • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Gymboss Interval Timer and Stopwatch - BLACK/BLUE SOFTCOAT • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
EDsportshouse Sensory Toys Bundle-Stress Relief Fidget Hand Toys for Kids and Adults,Sensory Fidget and Squeeze Widget for Relaxing Therapy-Perfect for ADHD Anxiety Autism • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Tangle Jr. Metallics Set of 3 Tangle Jr. Brain Tools (Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
TANGLE Set of 3 Jr. Original Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
BeYumi Marble Fidget Toys (20 PCS) - Relieve Stress, Increase Focus, Soothing Marble and Mesh Fidgets for Children, Adults, Kid and Those with ADHD ADD OCD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Sensory Ring and Fidget Toy | Soft, Flexible Ring and Rubber Spikes | Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety| Promotes Focus and Clarity | Children, Youth, Adults Sensory Toys • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
100 Pack Emoji Pencil Erasers 40 Emoticons Novelty Erasers for Party Favors School Classroom Prizes Rewards • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$475.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$554.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.81

Total project goal

$652.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$652.09

1 Donor

-$652.09

Donations toward project cost

-$554.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.81

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$0.00

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