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Mrs. Hester from Lynchburg VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle While We Work

Help me give my students a safe space to wiggle and expend extra energy by providing 6 cushions for chairs that allow them to move around.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from low income families that are working hard to provide for their children. and want better opportunities for them. I work hard to create a team with all my parents but know their time and funds are limited. I also work to build relationships with each student and find their interest and strengths.

My students are below grade level but by using researched based strategies in our small groups, we can close the gap of where they are and where they should be!

I use small groups and work stations to create an environment where students can learn at their reading level and transfer the skills to on grade level text for success. Students meet with me to work on reading strategies and comprehension, independent reading where they practice on their own, and then a writing area to express their feelings and ideas. With the focus on teaching to their level and their strengths students have grown 1 and 1/2 -3 grade levels in their reading ability.

My Project

These wiggle chairs will be placed at work stations throughout the room. When students are not able to sit still they will be able to give a signal to move to the wiggle work station.

Students that are too energetic to sit still or when their movement is a distraction to those around them will have a place to go and wiggle while they work.

Their motion will be contained to their space and not upset them or those around them.

The ability to have a safe space to move and work will keep them from becoming unfocused and a distraction.

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Mrs. Hester
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 6 $101.94

Materials cost

$101.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.55

Total project goal

$157.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.02

2 Donors

-$157.02

Donations toward project cost

-$133.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.55

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$0.00

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