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Ms. Wheeler from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Classroom

My students need flexible seating, headphones, and sensory items to create a comfortable and safe classroom, where they can wiggle, self-calm, and learn all in the same place.

  • $605 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students I teach are amazing young people who try their very best every day.

I am a kindergarten, first, and second grade special education teacher, teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays, Emotional Disabilities and Specific Learning Disabilities.

My students face many challenges and I would like to provide them with the tools necessary to learn and reach success. I enjoy spending every minute possible with these students watching them learn to read, write a simple sentence and count to 100.

My Project

My students need a classroom where they feel comfortable and safe, where they can wiggle, self-calm, and learn all in the same place. The sensory kit will provide the sensory input needed to help them soothe and calm themselves so that they can have the best learning outcome. The headphones will comfortably reduce the volume and intensity of noises for students with auditory sensitivity. The stools will allow my students to rock and tilt in all directions with a unique rounded base design. My students will wiggle while they learn. These stools, headphones, and the sensory kit are the tools missing from my classroom to provide my special students what they need daily to achieve their brightest and fullest potential.

Ms. Wheeler
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STOOL - CS NEOROK - STOOL HEIGHT 15 - RUBBER BASE - SPECIFY FRAME/SEAT COLOR • School Specialty $69.97 1 $69.97
STOOL - CS NEOROK - STOOL HEIGHT 15 - RUBBER BASE - SPECIFY FRAME/SEAT COLOR • School Specialty $69.97 1 $69.97
STOOL - CS NEOROK - STOOL HEIGHT 15 - RUBBER BASE - SPECIFY FRAME/SEAT COLOR • School Specialty $69.97 1 $69.97
STOOL - CS NEOROK - STOOL HEIGHT 15 - RUBBER BASE - SPECIFY FRAME/SEAT COLOR • School Specialty $69.97 1 $69.97
STOOL - CS NEOROK - STOOL HEIGHT 15 - RUBBER BASE - SPECIFY FRAME/SEAT COLOR • School Specialty $69.97 1 $69.97
KIT BALL SENSORY BALL PACK • School Specialty $62.47 1 $62.47
CALIFONE HEARING PROTECTOR HS40 BASIC - EACH - HS40 • School Specialty $7.09 3 $21.27
PAPRIKA (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS NEOCLASS/NEOMOVE SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS NEOCLASS/NEOMOVE SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
PISTACHIO (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
LILAC (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS NEOCLASS/NEOMOVE SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
PERIWINKLE (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS NEOCLASS/NEOMOVE SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS NEOCLASS/NEOMOVE SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
SAFFRON (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$433.59

Vendor shipping charges

$43.36

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$513.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.61

Total project goal

$604.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$604.06

8 Donors

-$395.00

Donations toward project cost

-$340.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.75

match offer

-$203.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$173.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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