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Mrs. Jones from Jacksonville FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm in the Classroom!

My students need a diffuser, headphones, essential oils and other daily supplies for a peaceful environment where they can learn, discover and grow!

  • $320 goal

This project expired on October 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are pre-school to first graders in a self-contained supported learning classroom. They are a very diverse group of learners, with physical and cognitive disabilities that require a smaller classroom setting.

They deserve the best, and I try each day to deliver just that!

Despite any limitations they may face, my students are an enthusiastic group of children that love to try new things and get very excited when we get to introduce something new. I have a friendly, outgoing class that is eager to learn and a joy to teach!

My Project

A classroom should be a safe and warm environment for every child that enters. I want my students to love our classroom!

I'd like to provide a sensory friendly classroom that encourages learning and exploration, while supporting communication and development.

To provide a sensory friendly classroom for my students, I've chosen a nature theme full of colorful owls that will provide a visual cohesiveness across the classroom. My students are easily overstimulated. The handful of happiness book, essential oils and diffuser will be a natural way to keep our air clean and encourage peace and calming. Most of the students in my class are non-verbal. The PECS (picture exchange communication system) items and the sign language workbook will encourage expressive communication and good behavior choices. Child friendly materials like the headphones, staple free stapler, bendable pencil and stretchy fidgets lend themselves to providing a safe environment for my students. The folders, magnets and other items will allow me to provide a calm and organized classroom for my children.

Mrs. Jones
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Easy_company Ceramic fragrance diffuser for aromatherapy and decorate your place.Blinky owl(Brown vase) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Novelty Travel Portable On-Ear Foldable Headphones Owls - Cute Purple Owl • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Essential Oil Set - Home & Family Set 100% Pure, Best Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil Kit - 6/10mL (Calm Body/Calm Mind, French Lavender, Grapefruit, Harmony, Key Lime, and Spearmint) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Find It All Tab File Folders, Letter Size, 5 Color Assortment, 80 Folders per Pack (FT07070) • Amazon Business $14.08 1 $14.08
Winterworm One Pair Creative Cute Nonskid Owl Animal Art Bookends for Kids Girls Birthday Gifts (Green) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Smart Owl for Students 2000 Plus Self Inking Rubber Teacher Stamp – Violet Ink • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Homder 12 Pack Colorful Sensory Fidget Stretch Toys Helps Reduce Fidgeting Due to Stress and Anxiety for ADD, ADHD, Autism(6 Colors) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Autism Supplies And Developments PECS Feelings Board • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Plus PAPER CLINCH Compact PINK Heavy Duty, Light, Staple Free Stapler (31253) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Duck Brand 1115498 Peel N' Stick Laminate Adhesive Shelf Liner, 20-Inch x 15-Feet, Clear • Amazon Business $9.55 1 $9.55
Grow Wise Little Owl - Tall Woodland - Word Art Stencil - 5" x 10" - STCL1759_1 - by StudioR12 • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
10PACK Fyess Leaf Sticky Notes Memo Pad, Creative Simulate Tree Leaf Paper Sticky Pads Nifty Label, Memo Notes, Sticky Note, Self-Stick Note Pads.(50 pages/Set x 4 Sets) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Haawooky 35 Pieces Flexible Soft Pencil Magic Bend Pencils for Kids Children School Fun Equipment • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Carson Dellosa Colorful Owl Welcome Bulletin Board Set (110192) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Autism Supplies And Developments Picture Exchange Communication System Behaviour Chart • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37
Haobase Magnets 1/2" Round Disc with Adhesive Backing 270 Pcs • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Owl Knobby Ball - Bumpy Textured Sensory Toy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Scholastic TF3302 Tall Green Grass Jumbo Borders • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Fun Express Owl Stampers Party Favor Stamps - 24 Pieces • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Colorful Owls Library Pockets • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
ABC Sign and Color A Beginner's Book of American Sign Language (Dover Coloring Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$238.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$271.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.93

Total project goal

$319.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$319.53

11 Donors

-$299.00

Donations toward project cost

-$254.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.40

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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