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Ms. Dean from Las Cruces NM is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm Corner

Help me give my students a calm place to calm down and breath!

  • $319 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyone needs a place to decompress! I teach a low incidence class with 7-10 students. They have multiple disabilities and often need a place to decompress and gather their thoughts and to get sensory input. I was looking to create this space for them. They will often hide under desks or fight over the tunnel. I would love to give them a space! My students love playing having a place to call their own! Often they run to see who gets to the one tunnel the district gave me.

My Project

I have 7-10 low incidence students, who sometimes need a break from the hustle of the classroom. I would like to provide a nice calm corner they can retreat to. They love being able to escape and breath. Being able to offer them a place to call their own allows them time to center and come back to work once they have stabilized. Often times they need that break from academics and social settings. My dream is to offer them this place to relax. I know it will help them succeed academically and socially and learn how to self sooth and self calming techniques. I would like to get soft seats, a vibrating cushion and beanbag seats to go in our calm area.

Ms. Dean
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD430SG - Calming Colors<sup>\u00AE<\/sup> Big Beanbag Seat - Sage Green (30\") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 2 $159.98
DD380X - Calming Colors® Soft Seats - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Senseez(r) Blue Square Vibrating Cushion • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96

Materials cost

$236.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.73

Total project goal

$318.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.21

6 Donors

-$158.00

Donations toward project cost

-$137.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.00

match offer

-$157.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.18

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$0.00

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