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

Wobble, Wobble, Wiggle, Wiggle! Now I Can Work!

My students need seats that will help them learn and stay focused. The wobble chairs, balance balls, wiggle cushions and balancing pods are great options for my students!

  • $632 goal

This project expired on December 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The 27 first graders that entered my classroom this year come from such diverse backgrounds, making our classroom culture very unique and truly enriches our class community. I have students coming from several different countries bringing in over 8 different languages. My students bring such awesome and unique characteristics into the class that makes teaching so special to me. Being able to teach to such a diverse population is impactful and helps me grow as an educator. As their teacher it is my responsibility to teach and tailor my lessons to meet the needs of all types of learners. By doing so I want to create a classroom environment that physically accommodates all students! My students love working by not sitting in a traditional chair and desk, they accomplish more when allowed to sit in the teacher chair, or in the class library. My students deserve to have the choice of seats they need, to be able to learn the best they can!

My Project

Flexible seating allows me to meet the specific needs for all my learners. It motivates the children to learn, stay focused and decreases behavioral choices. The reason for this project is for me to help each and every one of my students learn the best that they can. Setting up a classroom that is inviting and welcoming to all students not only encourages them to come to school, but also increases their learning potential. They can now wiggle or wobble while working and he or she would not be disrupting the students next to him. Research has shown that when students are able to receive the proper resources they need for learning, their outcomes are significantly higher. Additionally, the physical movements of the body positively impacts academics. I cannot wait for my students to receive these materials and the outstanding effects it will have on their learning!

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

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting Kids - Purple - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 4 $279.96
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) (34cm Purple) • Amazon Business $23.99 4 $95.96
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, 45cm • Amazon Business $15.98 4 $63.92
Yes4All Balance Pods Hedgehog Balancing Pods - Set 6 • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$457.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$536.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.69

Total project goal

$631.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$631.28

12 Donors

-$360.00

Donations toward project cost

-$306.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.00

match offer

-$271.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$230.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.69

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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