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Ms. Becky from Chesapeake VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Calming Classroom

Help me give my students a clean room in which to learn, play and nap. I am also in need of new music for nap time, white noise and new sensory and incentive toys for some challenging kiddos.

  • $380 goal

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My Students

I am a preschool teacher in a Title I school in Chesapeake, Virginia. I have eighteen, curious and excited students in my class. Our students are picked on a need basis and just flourish in our classroom that is rich in print, music and hands-on activities.

My students love anything that is interactive and hands-on.

It is so important, at the beginning of the year, the room looks warm and inviting. We work so hard to make our classroom comfortable and welcoming to each and every child.

I strive to find activities and experiences that hook each child and give them exposure to academics needed for kindergarten. My students love working in small groups and love when we have new materials in the classroom.

My Project

I am asking for some new calming items to help some of my challenging kiddos this year. I have a difficult group and I am trying so many new techniques and strategies. I am hoping that with new music, a sound machine, and some new sensory and incentive toys I may be able to achieve a new calm in my room.

I will use the new toys for the children to work for during the day.

If they earn their rewards they will receive a break from the normal work to play with their desired new toys. I will also use the new sensory balls and weighted lap blanket to help some of my students that need that extra sensory break. I will use the new CD's and white noise at nap time to help achieve the calmness in the room needed for the children to rest.

The new cleaning supplies will help keep my teaching assistant and me healthy as well as our students! I would love to be able to spray down all of the toys each day to cut down on germs.

Ms. Becky
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Marpac Dohm Classic (White) | The Original White Noise Machine | Soothing Natural Sound from a Real Fan | Noise Cancelling | Sleep Therapy, Office Privacy, Travel | For Adults & Baby | 101 Night Trial • Amazon Business $41.25 1 $41.25
National Geographic: Lullabies - Dream Songs from Around the World • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88
MAXTID Weighted Lap Pad for Kids 5lbs Lap Blanket for Children Sensory Pad 16"x22" Turquoise Aniaml • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Just Play PJ Masks Deluxe Figure 16pcs Set • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
CleanSmart Toy Disinfectant Spray, 16 Ounce Bottle (Pack of 2), Naturally Kills 99.9% of Germs, Bacteria Without Rinsing, No Chemical Residue • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Paw Patrol, True Metal Classic Gift Pack of 6 Collectible DIE-CAST Vehicles, 1: 55 Scale, Multicolor • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
AmazonBasics USB-Powered PC Computer Speakers with Dynamic Sound | Silver • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Very Best Of Enya • Amazon Business $15.54 1 $15.54
Vampirina Fangtastic Friends Toy Activity Role-Play Sets Toy • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Soothe, Volume 3: Meditation - Music for Peaceful Relaxation • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Impresa Products Spiky Sensory Balls (Pack of 5) - Squeezy and Bouncy Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
CleanSmart Nursery & High Chair Cleaner, Kills 99.9% of Germs, Leaves No Chemical Residue, Breaks Down to Simple Saline. 23oz, 2Pk. Kills Flu, Strep, RSV, E.Coli, More • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Jim Brickman - Greatest Hits • Amazon Business $6.37 1 $6.37

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