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Mrs. Williams from Wichita KS is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Having a Ball in 4th Grade!

My students need 22 stability balls to use in place of their classroom chairs.

  • $531 goal

This project expired on January 18, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever just needed to get up and move?! I know my students feel that way every day. So, imagine if there was a way that my students could move while sitting at their desks...sounds amazing, right? With the use of stability ball they can satisfy their need to wiggle while they work!

My kiddos are caring, respectful, and energetic.

They truly value their time at school, as it is their safe haven. While our school is large, it operates as a tight-knit community of staff that supports not only the students but their parents as well.

My Project

I have a very active group of students who would benefit tremendously from incorporating movement into their learning. Having stability balls in the classroom would maximize the potential for kinesthetic learning. Most of my students do not have yards to go home to play in, or large homes with spaces of their own to expend their energy. Since they spend such a large part of their day in the classroom, the 22 stability balls would allow them to use their wiggles in a productive way and encourage alertness. My students tend to come to school with a lot on their minds and could channel that energy into using their stability ball and pass some of their stress and nervous energy off to the stability ball! They would also benefit greatly from knowing that donors believed in them and wanted to support them in their effort to learn. They deserve the world, and I am determined to find ways to give it to them!

Your donation is more than a stability ball.

It is a affirmation to my students that they are cared about and deserving. They deal with so many things at such a young age that I want school to be their safe place, and hub for learning with every advantage possible. I truly believe that the stability balls will provide a place for students to channel their energy and will help strengthen their ability to focus as they learn.

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

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BALL REPLACEMENT FOR JR BALL CHAIR 36 CM GREY • School Specialty $16.14 22 $355.08

Materials cost

$355.08

Vendor shipping charges

$35.51

State sales tax

$25.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.58

Total project goal

$530.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.53

10 Donors

-$418.76

Donations toward project cost

-$357.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.31

match offer

-$110.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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