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Ms. Kozub from Buffalo NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggle & Worry Free Room!

My students need resources in the classroom to help them focus better!

  • $396 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a fifth-grade Special Education teacher in Buffalo, New York. I love working in the city of Buffalo and want the best for all of my students. Many of students come from a variety of different backgrounds with over 80% of our students receiving free lunch. My students are eager to learn and explore the world.

The students in my classroom all have different learning abilities.

I have both General Education and Special Education children in my classroom, which makes our learning environment very diverse. Regardless of their academic level, they are love to learn.

My Project

There are many resources that can help students become more engaged and stay focused for longer periods of time throughout the learning day. By having alternative seating, like the wobble cushion or exercise ball, in the classroom students are able to make a decision for themselves. This allows them to make a choice of which seating arrangement is best for their learning. Letting my students make their own choice, I am helping them learn how to make appropriate choices to become more successful in the classroom. This also helps reduce the amount of behavior problems that can happen in the classroom. By having alternative seating students have their own space to spread out and have room to work. Having alternative seating also helps with engagement. By having higher engagement students will be more successful.

Having the squeezable stress balls, the spiky sensory rings, as well as the Fidgeteez Chair Bands will help my students make less distractions to others while staying focused themselves.

These items will allow my students who struggle to stay focused and release their unwanted energy without causing a distraction to other students.

Ms. Kozub
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Panasonic Wired Earphones - Wired , Red (RP-HJE125-R) • Amazon Business $6.24 14 $87.36
Inflated Air Stability Wobble Cushion w Air Pump Anti-Burst Wiggle Seat Toxin-Free Inflatable Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc for Better Seating Therapy Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair • Amazon Business $12.99 5 $64.95
Yogu Stability Exercise Ball 65cm Balance Ball Birthing Ball with Air Pump Anti-Slip & Anti-Burst Supports 2000lbs Great for Yoga Pilates Abdominal Workout Fitness Ball and Office Chair • Amazon Business $10.99 5 $54.95
Fidgeteez Set of 12 Chair Bands. Helps Improve Focus in the Classroom. Bounce or Stretch the Bands. Works for ADD, ADHD, Autism, and Sensory Needs. Silent and Non-Disruptive. • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Spiky Sensory Finger Rings (Pack of 10) - Great Fidget / Sensory Toy for Kids and Adults - Spiky Finger Ring / Acupressure Ring Set • Amazon Business $8.75 3 $26.25
Squeezable Stress Ball 12 Pack - Tension Relief Activity Balls Set of 12 - Pressure Relieving Health Balls - Therapeutic Relaxing Squeeze Ball Pack of 12 Globe Pattern Balls • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$301.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.29

Total project goal

$395.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.28

6 Donors

-$395.28

Donations toward project cost

-$335.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.29

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$0.00

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