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Mrs. Tokarz from Middletown CT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggling While We Work Part 2

Help me give my students flexible seating with Balance Balls and portable lap desks.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Did you know that physical activity promotes engagement in learning and academic success?

My energetic fourth graders come to school eager to learn each and every day.

Our school promotes activities and learning opportunities that reach out and engage all types of learners. Although active breaks and kinesthetic learning opportunities are available throughout the day, when my students are provided the freedom to move, they are better prepared to connect to new concepts and skills. It is my goal to instill a love of learning to help students achieve their lifelong goals!

My Project

My students are an active group of kids who just don't like to sit still. There are times that we need to be sitting stationary in the classroom, and many of my students have difficulty maintaining focus when they feel the need to MOVE!

They know that they need to be actively engaged in learning, so my students want a way to get their wiggles out while still attending to academic tasks.

The balance balls and portable lap desks are the perfect solution! These options will provide everyone a comfortable, safe seat while allowing for freedom of movement during class. I believe these materials are just the thing for energetic fourth graders to learn while moving and move while learning! Keeping students physically active throughout the day boosts positive attitudes, improves focus, and helps to improve behavior. Everyone in our classroom will benefit from these active seating options!

Mrs. Tokarz
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Orange, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Lime, Junior (52cm) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Blue, 52cm • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 52cm • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98

Materials cost

$121.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.14

Total project goal

$180.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.91

4 Donors

-$180.91

Donations toward project cost

-$153.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.14

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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