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Mrs. Beedle from Lakeport CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Corner!

My students need comfy bean bag chairs to relax on and fidget toys as stress relievers.

  • $277 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students reside in a rural community where a majority, about 73% are socioeconomically disadvantaged. About 35% of our student population is Hispanic, with another 12% identified as Native American.

My classroom of second graders consists of eight girls and seventeen very busy, active boys!

Many students become overwhelmed in a busy classroom. I would like to create a "Calming Corner." This would be an area where a student can feel free to visit and relax, engage their minds, or release energy.

My Project

A Take a Break Spot or a Calm Down Center is a great behavior management tool for the classroom. A calming corner teaches children self regulation. The corner will be a place where students can go if feeling overwhelmed in a busy classroom.

My large second grade class with twice as many boys as girls, could really benefit from this type of area.

Our classroom center will have a cozy bean bag chair and headphones where a student can unwind by listening to calming music. The center will also have fidget toys, puzzles and stress balls for those who need to relax or calm down.

Mrs. Beedle
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture Small Solid Green Kids Bean Bag Chair • Amazon Business $64.99 2 $129.98
Slovery Stress Balls For Kids-3 Different DNA Stress Balls-2 Liquid Motion Bubbler Timer- Stress Relief Fidget Toys For Anxiety Kids Adults With Autism ADHD & More • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Tangle Set of 3 Jr. Original Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Neliblu Wacky Tracks Snap and Click Fidget Toys for Sensory Kids - Snake Puzzles, Assorted Colors, (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37

Materials cost

$185.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$235.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.50

Total project goal

$276.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.66

1 Donor

-$276.66

Donations toward project cost

-$235.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.50

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$0.00

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