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Ms. Gutelius from Monroe NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Can Sit With Us!

Help me give my students an outlet for their energy with hokki stools while at the table learning!

  • $523 goal

This project expired on April 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education teacher in a Title I Elementary School. All of our students get free breakfast and lunch. This is the first step in assuring that they are able to devote their time to learning and not where their next meal is coming from. Many students that I get the pleasure to work with teach me BIG lessons on perseverance. I strive to make my learning environment conducive to how they learn. I have many different areas in which they can choose to settle in to. The favorite is a wobble seat that I got at Goodwill. I always keep my eyes open for different and fun seating for my very different and fun students. This wobble seat, however, has proven to be extremely helpful with multiple grade levels. ADHD makes it almost impossible for many students to sit still in a chair. I have tried small little tykes chairs, also from Goodwill, but they slide out from underneath the students that rock in them. These students can concentrate and can focus better if they are moving.

My Project

Giving my special needs students the alternative seating needed to keep them focused on their work is priceless. Keeping them safe in the learning environment is a must and these hokki stools have shown me the amazing work that can be done when they have an outlet for the wiggles!

I got extremely lucky to have found one of these seats at the GoodWill and the students try to take turns using it.

A set of these wobble seats would allow my students to build their minds and bodies at the same time. Not only does it help them concentrate it helps build their core muscles. This is essential when some special needs students do not have the ability to keep their bodies still.

Ms. Gutelius
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hokki Stool 15" Light Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $96.01 2 $192.02
Hokki Stool 12" Light Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $93.46 2 $186.92

Materials cost

$378.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.38

Total project goal

$522.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.56

8 Donors

-$305.00

Donations toward project cost

-$259.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$217.56

Match offers toward project cost

-$184.93

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.63

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$0.00

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