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Ms. Poznak from Brooklyn NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm Down Space

Help me give my students a safe space where students can calm down and reflect on their emotions, triggers, and behaviors, having a bean bag chair is a comfy place to relax while managing their emotions.

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The population of the students at the school is ethnically and culturally diverse. A majority of the students are from low-income families. As a result of missing in-person school for a year and a half, many students have been struggling with social skills and regulating emotions. Students are often speaking with me in an effort to improve their coping skills.

My Project

The supplies that I am requesting will help to create a safe calm down space where students would be able to spend time reflecting on their emotions and triggers and the behaviors associated with them. The bean bag chair will provide an inviting, comfortable space where students can sit while utilizing sensory toys, partaking in mindfulness activities, reading and/or coloring. Often students meet with me to talk about emotional difficulties they are experiencing for a multitude of reasons. Having a healthy mind and body allows for a student to reach their full academic potential.

Ms. Poznak
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 100 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gold Medal Bean Bags Gold Medal Glossy Vinyl Bean Bag, Small, Bright Blue • Amazon Business $65.94 1 $65.94
I Am, I Can: 365 affirmations for kids • Amazon Business $23.29 1 $23.29
Creativity for Kids Sensory Bin: Ocean and Sand - Fine Motor and Sensory Toys for Kids • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Thought-Spot I Know What to Do Feeling/Moods Book & Poster; Different Moods/Emotions; Autism; ADHD; Helps Kids Identify Feelings and Make Positive Choices; Laminated (FLIPBOOK) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Handheld Water Game by YoYa Toys - 2 Pack Set of a Fish Ring Toss and a Basketball Aqua Arcade Toy in 2 Compact Mini Retro Pastime for Kids and Adults in a Gift Box • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Survival Guide for Kids With Behavior Challenges: How to Make Good Choices and Stay Out of Trouble (Survival Guides for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Listening to My Body: A guide to helping kids understand the connection between their sensations (what the heck are those?) and feelings so that they can get better at figuring out what they need. • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Hygge Life What I Can Control School Counselor Sign Classroom Wall Art School Social Worker Office Decor Counseling Poster Counselor Growth Mindset, White, 11x17in • Amazon Business $12.70 1 $12.70
Stress Relief Balls (3-pack) - Tear-Resistant, Non-toxic, No BPA/Phthalate/Latex (Colors as Shown) - Ideal for Kids and Adults - Squishy Relief Toys to Help Anxiety, ADHD, Autism and More - By IMPRESA • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Big Mo's Toys Liquid Motion Spiral Timer Toy for Sensory Play - Relaxing Bubble Motion Autism ADHD Fidget Toy, Calming Toy, Sensory Visual Relaxation Desk Toy, One Piece (Assorted) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $7.08 1 $7.08

Materials cost

$208.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.59

Total project goal

$283.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.95

4 Donors

-$268.95

Donations toward project cost

-$228.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.34

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

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$0.00

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