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Ms. Lee from Kaneohe HI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Corner

My students need timers and an bean bag chair to create a calming corner in our classroom.

  • $248 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is a preschool inclusion classroom. It is made up of both special education and general education students ranging from ages 3-5.

"The biggest risk of NOT including a child with disabilities is that we limit EVERYONE'S potential as human beings" -The Inclusive Class.

In my class, students understand and embrace each others differences. Both my general education and special education students have been able to build a community of learners where every student is included in work and play.

My Project

Preschool is such an emotional time for kids. For many of my students, it is the first time they are away from their parents. Social-Emotional development is an integral part of any preschool classroom. In preschool, children have to learn to manage their emotions in a classroom full of their peers.

By donating to my classroom, I will be able to create a "calming corner" that will be a space for my students to manage their emotions.

Creating a more comfortable and welcoming space for my students will greatly improve emotional development and better equip them with the skills they will need in school.

My class needs a bean bag chair to be a comfortable place for my students to retreat to when needing to calm down. We also need timers to watch to not only help calm them but also to give a structure and time frame they need to calm themselves. I plan for the "calming corner" to also have tools to help calm my students like bubbles for taking deep breaths, play dough and other fidgets, along with picture cards to provide students with strategies for calming themselves.

Ms. Lee
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHAIR BEAN BAG 26 INCH DIA -SKY BLUE • School Specialty $44.07 1 $44.07
TIMER TIME TIMER MOD • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
LARGE SAND TIMERS - 2 MINUTES • School Specialty $13.98 1 $13.98
LARGE SAND TIMERS - 10 MINUTES • School Specialty $13.98 1 $13.98
LARGE SAND TIMERS - 5 MINUTES • School Specialty $13.98 1 $13.98
LARGE SAND TIMERS - 1 MINUTE • School Specialty $13.98 1 $13.98
LARGE SAND TIMERS - 3 MINUTES • School Specialty $13.98 1 $13.98
COLOR MIX • School Specialty $6.60 1 $6.60

Materials cost

$148.96

Vendor shipping charges

$22.34

State sales tax

$6.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$210.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.07

Total project goal

$247.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$247.15

1 Donor

-$247.15

Donations toward project cost

-$210.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.07

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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