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Mrs. Fordham from Washington UT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle While You Work!

My students need stools and balance balls as active seating to increase motivation and better academic performance!

  • $778 goal

This project expired on September 9, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has just opened Fall of 2017. My classroom is the language arts side of the dual immersion program in first grade. My classroom will be moving into a portable next year. This puts a large class size into a small classroom. By adding wobble stools and bounce balls the students can get their wiggles out without being disruptive.

With large class sizes in dual immersion it will be helpful to provide flexible seating.

Flexible seating puts choice into the hands of the students allowing them to choose the kind of seat that helps them learn best.

My Project

Students who are allowed to choose their seat or spot in which they learn best have higher motivation and academic performance. The wobble stools and balance ball seats will give my students options to help them be in charge or their learning.

Studies show that students are more actively engaged when they are physically active, comfortable, and in charge of their learning space.

Just like adults, students get tired of sitting all day. My goal is to give them options to choose the kind of seat that helps them learn best. Active seating will help their busy bodies not be disruptive in a small classroom.

Mrs. Fordham
Grades PreK-2

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 59 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learniture Active Learning Stool, 18" H, Black, LNT-3046-18BK • Amazon Business $90.25 6 $541.50
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Pink, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 4 $79.92

Materials cost

$621.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$660.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.60

Total project goal

$777.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$777.34

8 Donors

-$777.34

Donations toward project cost

-$660.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$116.60

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$0.00

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