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Mrs. Melendez from San Antonio TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggles Into Learning

My students need movement while learning in the classroom. After observing their learning habits, the Kore Patented Wobble Chairs, the ECR4 Bean Bag and the Surf Portable Lap Desks will set them up for success!

  • $325 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title One School. My First-Grade Bilingual students come from a low-income/high-poverty area.

My First Graders arrive each morning looking to find an environment that draws out their thirst for learning and provides an atmosphere that supports and develops their learning needs.

As an educator, I have a passion to let each child know that they are accepted into our learning environment. I research countless ways to improve our daily learning habits. Students need a classroom equipped to handle multiple styles of knowledge acquisition. My students want the ability to express their learning with movement. All students need to have educators around them that have an immense interest to draw out what their best learning styles are and promote positive avenues to create success. My students need to feel the freedom of acceptance for who they are and who they will one day become!

My Project

We all learn in different ways! I hope that my first-grade bilingual students know that I am trying to do the very best I can to provide avenues of learning that encourage and build positivity in their journey towards success! The novelty behind providing exciting ways to learn sparks more determination in each child to attend school daily and become engaged in learning.

I have students that need to move while learning new concepts in the classroom.

They demonstrate many traits of kinesthetic learners. I can already imagine the great benefit from using the Wobble Chairs during lessons. These chairs will help my students focus on their math and reading assignments, promoting a more efficient use of their time. A great compliment to flexible seating in my class would also be the portable lap desks. I can see my students using the lap desks as an alternative to sitting in regular chairs and tables. Lastly, my students requested a bean bag to place in our class library to provide a more comfortable reading station.

I know my students will be excited to know that their community, the donors of this project, are encouraging and helping to develop life-long skills. Please help us fund this project. The Kore Wobble Chairs, the Surf Lap Desks and the ECR4 Bean Bag will provide flexible seating opportunities in the classroom to help my students find ways to calm any anxieties they may have about learning.

Mrs. Melendez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Red - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
ECR4Kids Relax-N-Read Bean Bag Back Pillow Chair with Storage Pockets, Green • Amazon Business $52.00 1 $52.00
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00

Materials cost

$241.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$275.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.64

Total project goal

$324.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$324.25

2 Donors

-$162.12

Donations toward project cost

-$137.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.32

match offer

-$162.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$137.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.32

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$0.00

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