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Ms. Lyons from Meridian ID is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need wobble chairs, bouncy bands, and other flexible seating options and fidgets to help them stay on task when they cannot sit still.

  • $599 goal

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My Students

I teach three blocks of sixth grade English to a curious and creative bunch. They love to read, debate, and figure out new things. Puzzles and Brain Teasers are popular activities in my classroom. These students LOVE a good challenge!

My students are outside of the box thinkers.

They thrive with hands-on projects that challenge them and engage their brains. They are full of questions, comments, and ideas. Their potential is infinite, and I love teaching them how to unlock their potential.

My Project

I am a first-year teacher and I am quickly learning that sixth graders are squirrelly and need a way to release energy! I was gifted 10 lap desks, and the ability to sit on the floor and work has been a game changer for my students. Very few of my students work well in their desk and need a variety of options to stay focused. Ball chairs, stools, and seat cushions will provide the variety they need.

Hyper students can create a distraction unless given an outlet.

Fidgets and seat bands will allow a quiet and discreet distraction for all of my students. I have 10 fidgets in my room that I rotate through students. They help every student in the room stay on task! I would love to have enough for all of my students.

Ms. Lyons
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 95 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Active Kids Chair – Wobble Chair Juniors/Pre-Teens (Grades 3-7) - Age Range 7-12 - Flexible Seating Classroom - 17.75" Tall - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture – Black • Amazon Business $64.99 4 $259.96
Wekin Anti-Burst Exercise Ball,Office Ball Chair, Balance trainer Ball, Birthing Ball Pump Fitness, Stability&Yoga, Extra Thick 400g heavier than other same size,2000lbs (Office Home) • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
ProSource Diameter Core Balance Cushion Exercise Disc Trainer Board with Pump, Black, 14-Inch • Amazon Business $11.90 4 $47.60
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 2 $37.98
Magic Cube Set, Aitey Cube Bundle 3x3 Cube, Pyramid Cube, Megaminx and Mirror Cube Speed Puzzle Collection (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
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
Ooze Timer (Blue) - Great for Relaxation, Science Class or Just For Fun! • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Lezhi a+B Test Mind Game Brain Teaser Wire Magic Trick Toy IQ Puzzle Set of 16, Metallic • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88

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