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

We Need Flexible Seating and Supplies!

Help me give my students the supplies and tools that they need to be successful this school year!

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are kind, intelligent and eager to learn as soon as they enter our building! They are thinkers, learners, questioners, and creators. They always want to take their learning to the next level. They are the future and there is nothing I want more than for my students to feel prepared for their future endeavors.

However, my amazing students reside in a neighborhood that would be considered of extremely low socioeconomic status.

Their parents often work multiple jobs in order to afford the necessities. One hundred percent of the population at my school qualifies for free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students are English Language Learners and have to work that much more diligently to learn the English language and meet the Common Core Standards.

My students do not let this neighborhood or any situation discourage them, instead, they feel empowered. At the beginning of the year, I instill the importance of education in each and every one of my students. Throughout the year, I am able to see their passion for learning reach new heights!

My Project

As the school year progresses, we are starting to run out of the supplies that we have collected through parent donations, your previous generous donations and supplies that are given to us from our school. Some of the supplies that are essential and that we are in need of are pencils, dry erase markers and tissues! As you can imagine, we use these supplies every single day!

In addition to these supplies, we are in need of some unique tools to help us maintain our focus.

Some of these supplies are wobble chairs, stress balls and resistance bands for our students desks. Wobble chairs are used for students who have ADHD or anxiety. We attach resistance bands to our students' desks and chairs to help students with anxiety. When a student is feeling anxious, they can simply calm their nerves by kicking the bands. This year, we have quite a few students who would benefit from these tools!

Mrs. Garabito
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Wobble Chair Color: Blue • Amazon Business $62.98 2 $125.96
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Sixteen 12-Count Boxes, Total 192 Pencils, Yellow • Amazon Business $31.60 1 $31.60
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Pack • Amazon Business $23.40 1 $23.40
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, Kids Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34 cm Royal Blue) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues, 8 Family Boxes, 120 Tissues per Box • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Rubbabu 100% Natural Rubber Foam Sensory Balls - Safe Soft Squishy Baby & Toddler Toy Ball with Fuzzy Tactile Surface- 3PK • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Sakolla (5 Count) Natural Latex Stretch Foot Bands Workout ADHD ADD SPD Autism Sensory Needs & Stretch Foot Band for Chairs by Solace Helps Improve Focus in The Classroom Rehab or Physical Therapy • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $7.41 1 $7.41

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