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Mrs. Pavano from New Britain CT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle While You Learn!

Help me give my students wiggle chairs and lap desks to help them keep alert and focus for longer periods of time.

  • $325 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is an urban public school where 100% of our students receive a free breakfast and lunch. Our school is an ethnically diverse school with students speaking a multitude of languages. My students are inquisitive, funny and love to learn. My students face a myriad of challenges and they inspire me to continually look for innovative teaching strategies.

Each child in my classroom loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a group of students that are excited to learn.

My Project

I have 27 students in my class who would appreciate having wobble chairs and lap desks to change up the day and help them focus on learning.

I have many students who like to fidget or move while they work, and regular chairs don't allow them to do that.

These helpful self-regulation seating devices provide subtle movement without getting up from your seat! The calming movement makes it easier for many children to focus in the classroom. Kids Kore Wobble Chair provides an outlet for restlessness and extra energy. Using the lap desks will also provide alternate seating for kids who are completing projects on computers. Using computers while sitting on the floor is often a dangerous proposition. However, having these lap desks will make group projects much easier.

By donating to this project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus you will ultimately help increase their academic and behavioral achievement.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented Wobble Chair | Now with Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in The USA - Active Sitting for Kids - Junior, Blue (16in) • Amazon Business $70.98 2 $141.96
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00

Materials cost

$241.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$275.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.63

Total project goal

$324.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$324.22

8 Donors

-$324.22

Donations toward project cost

-$275.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.63

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$0.00

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