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Ms. DiCarlo from Springfield MA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Like To Move It, Move It

Help me give my students flexible seating options so that each student can quietly keep their bodies moving at any time during the day, while still keeping their brains engaged!

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My fourth graders are energetic, caring and loving children. They love to help each other and are always willing to support and care for one another. Many of my students come from low income households, however they do not let this stop them.

We thrive on making everyone feel welcome into our classroom community.

They all want to do their best in school and their faces light up with pride when they get an answer correct. They are the happiest when they are moving and discussing things with their peers. We encourage each other every day.

My Project

Many of my students ask me to stand up while learning. Others tap their feet throughout a lesson. Personally, I can say I find myself doing the same things. While I try to incorporate many movement breaks into daily lessons, sometimes that is not enough. Some students need to be constantly moving to keep their brains engaged.

Our kids cannot sit still all day!

They should not be expected to either! With the kick bands, the students will have a silent alternative to tapping their feet constantly. Many students have expressed interest in these kick bands as they have seen them in other classrooms.

The flexible seating balls will be used for when I instruct in small groups. I often see students fidgeting in their seats and constantly moving to rearrange their bodies. With these flexible seating balls, students will have a constant engagement of their body muscles to get all the fidgets out

Ms. DiCarlo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WALIKI Toys Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair with Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Blue) • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
Kick Bands Chair Fidget Bands for Kids School & Classroom Chairs - Flexible Seating Rubber Band ADHD Sensory Fidgets - Kickbands by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 3 $83.97

Materials cost

$173.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$206.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.45

Total project goal

$242.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$242.98

1 Donor

-$162.00

Donations toward project cost

-$137.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.30

match offer

-$80.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.15

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$0.00

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