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Mrs. Rosenthal from Anchorage AK is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Big Feelings in Little Bodies

My students need tools to help them manage their emotions in a healthy way, such as ear muffs, a rug, a sand timer, and a bubbler.

  • $183 goal

This project expired on October 26, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! I teach in a 4th-grade classroom in Alaska! There can be up to 7 different cultures and languages represented in our classroom. This coming school year we will be working hard at learning how to handle our frustrations and become a community!

I teach at one of the most diverse elementary school in the nation; we are a Title I school here in Alaska, and all students qualify for free breakfast and lunch.

My students bring a variety of cultural and demographic backgrounds into the classroom. I am working on creating an environment where my students feel safe and comfortable.

My Project

These tools will help my students learn to manage big feelings in a healthy way. Too often they deal with their frustrations, change in routine, anger, or excitement by shutting down, acting out, running away from the situation, etc.

These resources can help my students learn to manage themselves inside and outside the classroom.

The curtains and rug are for the creation of a quiet space to go to when my kiddos are unable to calm down in the normal busy environment of the school. The ear muffs allow them to cancel out some of the noise that comes with a very active classroom and the fidgets and timers are tools for students to use to monitor and calm themselves.

Mrs. Rosenthal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Snug Kids Earmuffs/Best Hearing Protectors – Adjustable Headband Ear Defenders For Children and Adults (Aqua Blue) • Amazon Business $12.95 4 $51.80
Unique Loom Solo Solid Shag Collection Modern Plush Grass Green Area Rug (2' x 3') • Amazon Business $25.85 1 $25.85
WPM 2 Piece Beautiful Sheer Window Elegance Curtains/drape/panels/treatment 60"w X 84"l (White) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Fun Safe Pin Hand Mold Toy | Impression Sculpture Art 3D for Desk Office Home Room | Relaxing Stress Relieving Therapy-Like Toy | Kids & Adults 3D Art Display | 6” x 8” Display (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
10 Minutes Plastic Gravity Sandglass Hourglass Visual Timer Precise Sand Clock - Durable Blue Sand Timer • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Teenitor Liquid Timer Fidget Toy for Relaxing Therapy Relieves Stress and Increase Focus for Liquid Motion Bubbler Helps with ADHD ADD Autism • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$121.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$1.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.31

Total project goal

$182.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.05

5 Donors

-$182.05

Donations toward project cost

-$154.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.31

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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