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Mrs. Pendery from Dallas TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Atmosphere and Cool Down Items Will Keep Us Regulated!

Help me give my students soft lighting and cool down items to help them regulate their feelings.

  • $258 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love serving as the counselor of a diverse group of over 440 kinder-6th grade students at my school and have loved the opportunity I was given to move from an office to a classroom last year. Students, staff, and parents come to my room for classes, individual counseling, group counseling, and meetings. I would love to add to the calm, warm, and inviting space I have been working to create.

I strive to build a trusting therapeutic relationship with my students, their families, and our staff.

It is important to me that my room is a place that our kids want to come to when they need help throughout their day. Our staff works hard to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere where all students know they are loved and cared for when they walk through our doors.

My Project

I would like to add calming lighting and a variety of cool down items to help students more easily regulate their behaviors when they come into my room. Changing up what students experience with their senses helps them to more quickly regulate their behaviors.

By adding softer lighting, calming music and sounds, fresh scents, and a variety of cool down items, I hope my room will be exactly what our students need to help them get back in control when they have flipped their lids and need a safe space to regulate their feelings.

Thank you for considering donating to my project. I appreciate your support and care for the students at my school!

Mrs. Pendery
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 440 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
25FT String Lights, G40 Outdoor String Lights Edison Light Bulbs Clear Globe String Lights with 27 Clear Bulbs for Indoor/Outdoor Commercial Decoration -5 Watt/120 Voltage/E12 Base -White Wire • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
HUGOAI LED Table Lamp, Bedside Lamp, Night Light for Bedrooms with Dimmable Whites, Vibrant RGB Colors and Memory Function, No Flicker - White • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 Building Toys for Creative Play; Kids Creative Kit (484 Pieces) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch and Squeeze Stress Balls 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal for Stress and Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders and More • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
TANGLE Set of 3 Jr. Original Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $15.65 1 $15.65
Stress-Relief Sensory Stress Balls by Nyft Toys | Squishy Stress Toys | Squeezing Rubber Ball for Autism, ADHD, ADD, Sensory Needs, Bad Habits | The Calming Fidget Toy for Kids and Adults | 3 Pack • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Toysmith Pin Art (Black Frame 3.75-Inch x 5-Inch) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Colorful Creations Positively Inspired Coloring Book: Coloring Book Pages Designed to Inspire Creativity! (Design Originals) 32 Uplifting Designs from Jess Volinski, the Artist of Notebook Doodles • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
More Good Vibes Coloring Book (Coloring is Fun) (Design Originals) 32 Beginner-Friendly Uplifting & Creative Art Activities on High-Quality Extra-Thick Perforated Paper that Resists Bleed Through • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65

Materials cost

$186.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$219.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.66

Total project goal

$257.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$257.76

3 Donors

-$139.24

Donations toward project cost

-$118.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.88

match offer

-$118.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.78

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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