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Ms. Schiman from Escondido CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggling Through the School Day

My students need a safe way to wiggle in the classroom while continuing to work. It is hard to focus on math, writing and reading when you’re stuck in a hard plastic chair!

  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I get the pleasure of teaching 26 of the most inquisitive, enthusiastic, energetic and hard-working kiddos around. Most of my students started this year in school barely knowing how to count, hold a pencil or even speak English and now they are writing paragraphs, adding and subtracting and reading like rockstars! My kiddos have worked hard this year to develop a growth mindset which means that they never give up, even when things get tricky! They can’t do that YET!

My Project

Kids need to move, especially the littlest learners in kindergarten! Ball chairs are a great way to allow kids to “actively sit”. The constant ball movement will keep the body active and the mind engaged and work to increase blood flow to the brain, leading to better focus and concentration all the while helping to shake out the wiggles, work out those funny bones and reduce (some) distractions. My kiddos will be able to wiggle to their heart’s desire while being the scholars I know that they are! Sitting on a ball in kindergarten? What could be better! I can’t think of much!

Ms. Schiman
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 6 $119.94
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 6 $119.94

Materials cost

$239.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.13

Total project goal

$347.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.56

1 Donor

-$115.85

Donations toward project cost

-$98.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.38

match offer

-$231.70

Match offer toward project cost

-$196.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.76

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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