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Mrs. Van Dyke from Galesburg IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We've Got the Wiggles!

My students need flexible seating options of scoop chairs, wobble cushions, yoga mats, and stools to meet their sensory needs and maximize their time on task for learning.

  • $375 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the privilege of teaching kindergarteners and first graders in a self contained special education program. My students are excited to come to school each day. Each child enters my classroom with their own background and it is my job to create a safe, loving environment for them to learn and grow. As a teacher in a low income/high poverty school district, I strive to provide them with meaningful learning opportunities.

My students are energetic, creative, little learners.

They benefit from a highly structured learning environment that gives them opportunities to move while learning.

My Project

I have a diverse group of students who have both attention and sensory needs. It is hard for them to sit still and stay engaged in whole group and small group instruction. The requested wobbly cushions, stools, and scoop chairs will allow my students to move in their seat while learning.

The donations to this project will help my students with focus and attention, as well as meet sensory needs, improving academic achievement.

Many of my students need frequent breaks throughout the school day, which can disrupt the learning environment. The flexible seating options I'm requesting will allow them the necessary movement they need throughout their day, while they continue to learn and grow.

Mrs. Van Dyke
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Moluk Bilibo Blue • Amazon Business $29.95 3 $89.85
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $80.00 1 $80.00
Yoga Direct Deluxe Extra Thick Yoga Sticky Mat, Yellow, 1/4-Inch • Amazon Business $12.69 5 $63.45
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97

Materials cost

$284.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$318.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.21

Total project goal

$374.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$374.74

9 Donors

-$275.00

Donations toward project cost

-$233.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.25

match offer

-$99.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.96

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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