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Mrs. Puma-Grimaldi from Jersey City NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle, While We Work Part 3!

My students need lap desks, flex-space floor seats and wobble cushions, so they can be comfortable and confident in their learning environment!

  • $358 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." John Dewey

We need to create a classroom environment that allows us to teach to all learning styles of our students.

Today we have many options at our fingertip to create a flexible seating classroom that produces a comfortable, positives learning community to allow the leaders of tomorrow to grow. Flexible seating can help teachers motivate every level of learners to want to learn.

Preparing my students for today's world is an ever changing challenge. While I continue to employ new teaching methods, adapting to their needs, there is a growing requirement for new flexible seating based tools that are greatly needed.

Many of our students are coming from lower income environments. They often do not have access to the necessary tools and resources, and they are not always prepared to accomplish the goals and requirements without outside help or assistance. Although schools do provide resources, most of the time they have a limited supply and materials can be outdated. Without your help, we cannot fully achieve our mission.

My Project

Making learning fun and rewarding, while meeting our goals and standards, by creating a comfortable environment that gives students options allowing them to feel comfortable and confident in their learning environment. These flexible seating pieces are designed so every type of learner can choose a spot in the classroom where they feel comfortable. The students are able to move around while they are still working hard. When students are comfortable, they are more confident and they stay more focused on the task at hand. The flexible seating pieces allows them to Wiggle while they work!

Many of my students are special needs students and these flex seating chairs, lap desks and wobble cushions will help them to be comfortable and confident while they learn.

They will provide an outlet for restlessness and any extra energy while still learning!

Mrs. Puma-Grimaldi
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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59 donors59 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue • Amazon Business $31.19 4 $124.76
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$269.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$303.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.60

Total project goal

$357.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$357.36

57 Donors

-$351.07

Donations toward project cost

-$299.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.12

match offer

-$4.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$3.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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