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Ms. Matticks from Melrose Park IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle While We Work

Help me give my students some wiggle room! My kindergarten kiddos need to be able to wiggle while they learn! Wobble stools will allow them to get some energy out and stay focused on learning!

  • $407 goal

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My Students

My school serves students from pre-k through 5th grade. It is a Title I school and is located in a high-poverty area. The students in my school love to play, run, sing, dance, and learn!

Curious, energetic, fun-loving, and sweet; my students come to school each day ready for a new adventure.

They come from all walks of life, but share the same motivation to learn. My goal is to provide a safe, welcoming, and fun place for them to come and learn, grow, and thrive.

My students are kind and caring, and they deserve nothing but the best!

My Project

Kindergarteners are active! I want my students to be able to move and get some energy out while they are learning. We cannot expect 5 and 6 year old children to sit quietly at a table all day and stay focused!

They need to move it, move it.

By giving them the option to use a wobble stool, students will be able to wiggle and move while staying focused on their learning. These chairs make it easier for their bodies and brains to work together.

The round cushion will be an addition to a chair that my classroom already has to make it a comfortable and calming space. Students will use the chair as a calm-down area when they become overwhelmed.

Ms. Matticks
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
12" K'Motion Stool - Black • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.95 6 $299.70
DD381MN - Calming Colors® Soft Seat - Mint Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$310.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$345.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.94

Total project goal

$406.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$406.29

4 Donors

-$270.99

Donations toward project cost

-$230.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.64

match offer

-$135.30

Match offer toward project cost

-$115.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.30

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$0.00

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