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Mrs. Sanders from Belgrade MT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm, Cool, Collected and Comfortable

Help me give my students a soothing environment and materials that will aid in self-regulation.

  • $347 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom is located in a small town in the heart of south west Montana. My second grade students are a very diverse bunch of learners with a large percentage of the children receiving free or reduced - price lunch.

Although my students' backgrounds and interests may be diverse, one thing they all have in common is their desire and drive to succeed and do well!

The students in my classroom are bright, inquisitive and come to school anxious to learn. It is truly a honor and pleasure to watch their emotional, social and academic growth!

My Project

The elementary years are often a combination of academic, social and emotional growth. Students often come to school with unseen heartache and unresolved issues. Academic learning will often, and perhaps only, increase when students learn strategies to self-regulate their emotions and behavior and are given the tools and space to do so. The materials I have requested will help to provide my students with an environment that is safe, soothing, comfortable and conducive to learning.

First and foremost, I strive to provide a classroom space where my students are comfortable and feel safe.

Additionally, I want to provide a "Safe Space" that is a designated calm area in which to regroup when faced with emotional challenges. Please help me provide my students with a comfortable classroom and with the resources and tools to participate successfully in their classroom, schools, homes and communities.

Mrs. Sanders
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Reading Pillow-Shredded Foam TV Pillow with Removable Cover-Great Support for Reading, Relaxing, Watching TV • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
mCover Hard Shell Case for 11.6" HP Chromebook 11 G6 EE laptops (NOT Compatible with pre-2018 HP C11 G4EE / G5EE) (HP C11 G6EE Purple) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
A LOVE BRAND 94.5×19.6 Inch Bed Canopy Cotton Mosquito Net for Kids,Pink • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
HOME BRILLIANT Decor Supersoft Striped Velvet Corduroy Decorative Throw Toss Pillowcase Cushion Cover for Chair, Eggplant, (45x45 cm, 18inch), 2 Pieces • Amazon Business $12.88 2 $25.76
ASAKUKI 500ml Premium, Essential Oil Diffuser, 5 In 1 Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Fragrant Oil Humidifier Vaporizer, Timer and Auto-Off Safety Switch, 7 LED Light Colors • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Plant Therapy KidSafe No Worries Essential Oil Blend 30 mL (1 oz) 100% Pure, Undiluted, Therapeutic Grade • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
HAITRAL Tripod Table Lamp - Minimalist Nightstand Lamp for Bedroom, Small Wooden Bedside Table Lamp with Fabric Shade for Girls Room, Bedroom, Guest Room, Office - 15.4 Inches (HT-BTL21-MTY) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Playlearn USA Glitter Wand, Magic Wonder Tube - for Kids, Teachers, Therapists, Sensory Room, Classroom, Autistic, ADHD, SPD. Medium Size. 4 Different Multicolored Tubes • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Purple) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Ocean Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book Featuring Relaxing Ocean Scenes, Tropical Fish and Beautiful Sea Creatures • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Color & Frame Adult Coloring Book - In the Forest • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
Notebook Doodles Adorable Pets: Coloring & Activity Book (Design Originals) 32 Dazzling Designs from Dogs & Cats to Hedgehogs & Hermit Crabs; Art Activities for Tweens with Color Palettes & Examples • Amazon Business $4.82 1 $4.82

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