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Mrs. Thornburg from South Bend IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggling to Stay Calm

My students need 25 Wobble Cushions to help them focus and stay calm.

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an instructional coach in a low-income/high poverty preK-4th urban school, I frequently observe several students facing challenges within the classroom setting. Beyond the many challenges our students face, the staff at my school goes above and beyond what is needed to make sure needs of students are met. One consistent observation made when working with students in classrooms is that many of the students struggle to focus or stay seated during class. We have used several different strategies and calming techniques to help our students be successful; however, one of the most useful and helpful materials we have used with students are "wiggle seats".

My Project

On of the areas our students struggle with the most is being able to focus when seated. We have used many tried and true strategies but the one of the most success is the use of a wiggle seat with our students. The wiggle seat provides a calming effect for students struggling to stay in their seats and focus during instruction. With use of a wiggle seat, students are able to sustain sitting in a chair for a longer period of time and increase their focus allowing for them to be successful with their work, and best of all create a calming experience for students.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 25 $324.75

Materials cost

$324.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.46

Total project goal

$423.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.08

1 Donor

-$423.08

Donations toward project cost

-$359.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.46

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$0.00

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