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Mrs. vonEhr from Wasilla AK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Welcoming Environment for Growing Minds

Help me give my students the opportunity to feel more comfortable in their classroom with furniture, lighting and curtains.

  • $867 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have the opportunity of working with six students with various special needs, such as physical impairments (whole-body or one extremity), visual impairments, cognitive impairment, autism, etc. In my classroom, we focus on a wide-range of skills, including social skills, life skills, daily living skills and functional academics.

My students work hard each day to overcome the hurdles of their disability with a positive attitude, the desire to succeed and the goal to be as independent as possible.

These students strive to improve their independence and gain the necessary skills to be successful in their daily lives. It is a joy to work with them.

My Project

The materials for this project will be used to create a classroom environment that helps students feel more comfortable. One area will allow the students to have a quiet lounge area to relax in, practice communication and social skills and provide flexible seating.

Alternative seating, classroom decor and alternative lights allow the classroom to feel more welcoming and provides the students with a safe place to learn.

The lighting and decor gives the students a environment with personality and helps eliminate the need for the overhead lights that often bother students. Helping fulfill the students basic needs will allow them to be better prepared to learn.

Mrs. vonEhr
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DHP Emily Futon Couch Bed, Modern Sofa Design Includes Sturdy Chrome Legs and Rich Linen Upholstery, Navy • Amazon Business $189.00 1 $189.00
Winsome 20331 Obsidian Pub Table Set, 1, Black • Amazon Business $109.24 1 $109.24
Haotian FST15-DG, Comfortable Relax Rocking Chair, Lounge Chair Relax Chair with Cotton Fabric Cushion • Amazon Business $91.99 1 $91.99
Nourison ALH05 Aloha Floral Tropical Multicolor Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug (5'3" x 5'3") • Amazon Business $67.16 1 $67.16
Big Comfy Bean Bag Chair: Posh Large Beanbag Chairs with Removable Cover for Kids, Teens and Adults - Polyester Cloth Puff Sack Lounger Furniture for All Ages - 27 Inch - Heather Teal • Amazon Business $59.81 1 $59.81
Nourison Aloha (ALH05) Multicolor Rectangle Area Rug, 5-Feet 3-Inches by 7-Feet 5-Inches (5'3" x 7'5") • Amazon Business $58.42 1 $58.42
Twinkle Star 300 LED Window Curtain String Light for Wedding Party Home Garden Bedroom Outdoor Indoor Wall Christmas Decoration (White) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Twinkle Star 100 LED 49 FT Star String Lights, Plug in Fairy String Lights Waterproof, Extendable for Indoor, Outdoor, Wedding Party, Christmas Tree, New Year, Garden Decoration, White • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Furinno 12127GYW/GY Simplistic End Table, French Oak Grey, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $29.10 1 $29.10
Juvale Paper Lanterns 6 Pack Assorted Colors Paper Lanterns Decorative Set Red, Green, Blue, Orange, Pink, Yellow Round Paper Lanterns • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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