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Mrs. Terrell from Mound Valley KS is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm Down for Success

Help me give my students a cozy corner to calm down in times of need! We are now a trauma informed school and with that comes the need for a calm down corner in our classroom.

  • $303 goal

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My Students

I teach in a low socioeconomic community. A large percentage of our students receive free or reduced-price meals. The families are extremely involved in their children's learning making my job so much easier.

Our community is so small that we have to bring the opportunities to them.

The students walk into my class each day full of wonder. I strive each day to show them that someone does care about them.

They are looking forward to what DonorsChoose can help provide for them!

My Project

We are now a trauma informed school so I am focusing on the implementation of a calm down corner to begin next school year.

My students often leave the classroom to find a space to relax and calm down in times of stress.

I would like to implement the calm down corner of my room where they can go on their own without having to notify me of their need to calm down or take a break.

I am requesting a big comfy chair, a floor lamp with shelves to house some calm down items such a fidgets, and a cozy rug and pillow.

Mrs. Terrell
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories For Dorm Room - Charcoal 4' • Amazon Business $90.91 1 $90.91
Home-Man LED Floor Lamp - Etagere Style Modern Standing Light for Living Rooms & Bedrooms with LED Light Bulb Included - 3 Tiers Storage Shelving for Accent Decor Organization • Amazon Business $54.47 1 $54.47
Ultra Soft 4.5 Cm Thick Indoor Morden Area Rugs Pads, New Arrival Fashion Color [Bedroom] [Livingroom] [Sitting-room] [Rugs] [Blanket] [Footcloth] for Home Decorate. Size: 4 Feet X 5 Feet (Blue) • Amazon Business $25.82 1 $25.82
Fidget Toys Mix Pack - Mixed Pack of 5 Sensory Toys for Stress Relief Includes Liquid Motion Timer, Slow Rising Squishy Toy, Color Changing Therapy Putty for Kids, Stretchy Noodle, Kids Water Beads • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Phantoscope Insert Included Throw Pillows Pink Faux Fur Cushion 20" x 20" 50cm x 50cm • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Zenna Home 505ST, Tension Shower Curtain Rod, 44 to 72-Inch, Brushed Nickel • Amazon Business $8.94 1 $8.94

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