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Mrs. Phillips from Wright City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle While You Work

Help me give my students seating options so that they can continue to focus and work even though they need to wiggle.

  • $575 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love every one of my third-grade students! Each one of them is a unique and special individual. They work hard every day and try to accomplish everything that is asked of them. That is more difficult for some than for others.

Several of my students this year have special needs.

They struggle with staying on task and have lots of extra energy. Our resource teacher loaned our classroom a chair with bouncy-bands and it helps my "wiggly" students to stay focused and work while being able to wiggle. One of my students said, "This is amazing! I can stay focused!"

My Project

Each year we seem to have more students who are challenged by having to sit still and work, even for short periods of time. Their bodies want to keep up with their brains, and that is difficult in a traditional classroom setting.

These seating options will allow my students to be successful in class by allowing movement that is not distracting to themselves or others.

My students will be so excited to be able to choose an option that will keep them moving in positive ways!

My students will be able to focus on their reading and language arts work instead of worrying about wiggling.

Mrs. Phillips
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA486DC - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 1 $142.44
BOUNCY BANDS FOR CHAIRS • School Specialty $13.27 8 $106.16
CR126BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
CR126GR - Wobble Chair - Green - 16" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$408.58

Vendor shipping charges

$10.62

State sales tax

$33.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$488.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.23

Total project goal

$574.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$574.86

4 Donors

-$377.00

Donations toward project cost

-$320.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.55

Matching donations from our partners

-$197.86

Match offers toward project cost

-$168.18

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.68

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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