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Ms. Cisneros from Moline IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Safe Place to Calm Down

Help me give my students a quiet time privacy cube, drying rack, a cd/cassette player and sensory wand and timers and a quiet book.

  • $632 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Most of my students live in a neighborhood that is predominately Hispanic and about eighty-five percent of the students who attend preschool are from low-income families.

While the programs strives to provide the students with the learning experiences to growth and develop, some preschoolers get easily agitated and upset while in school away from their parents.

This is where I want to step in and provide a safe place so they can calm down to participate and engage in the classroom activities.

My Project

For some of my four year old students this is the first time they are separating from their parents. This makes them feel insecure and fearful as they adapt to the new environment.

As more students will join my preschool classroom, I want to provide to my students with the Quiet Time Privacy Cube so they can have a special place where they can go to calm using Sensory Toy for Relaxation and the Toysmith Spiral Mystical Glitter Wand, listening to quiet music with the Boombox, looking at the quiet book or express themselves through painting but I do not have a drying rack where they can place their creations while they dry.

By donating to my project, the students will be able to calm themselves in order to participate and engage with their peers.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC143 - Quiet Time Privacy Cube • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
LC683 - Lakeshore All-Purpose Drying Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $109.00 1 $109.00
GPX, Inc. BCA206S Portable AM/FM Boombox with CD and Cassette Player • Amazon Business $39.41 1 $39.41
Curious Columbus Quiet Book. Best Educational Toy for Toddlers, Early Learning and Preschool Boys and Girls. Soft Fabric Busy Book for Sensory, Fine Motor Skills and Pretend Play • Amazon Business $32.49 1 $32.49
3 Pack Liquid Motion Bubbler Timer: Best Sensory Toy for Relaxation, Liquid Motion Timer Toy Floating Color Mini Lava Lamp Timer- Great Fidget Toys for Kids, Relaxing Liquid Bubbler Timer for Adults • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Toysmith Spiral Mystical Glitter Wand (Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $5.82 1 $5.82

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