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Mrs. Neal from Muskogee OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Our Senses

My students need a sensory room that includes three Sleeping Cloud Inflatable Loungers, a InnooCare Essential Oil Diffuser, Aromatherapy Essential Oils and a strobe light with multiple effects.

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work with a wonderful and diverse group of students that range from 6th through 12th grade. No two children are the same with multiple and severe handicaps. These students have a few more hoops to jump through than others. My students learn while learning to overcoming their multiple disabilities.

We are learning focused and strive to tackle new challenges daily!

My job as a educator, is to find the best ways to reach and teach my students. Using all available options I set up individualized learning for each student to reach their maximum potential. In a self contained classroom for severe and profound students I am able to effectively create and track goals for all students.

Our student body is quite divers: 50% Caucasian, 42% American Indian, 4% Hispanic, 2% African American and 2% Asian. Out of these students, approximately 15% of those are in special education. We provide free or reduced-price lunches to 47% of our students as well. Our overall state score is a B+ as we hold high expectations for all of our students.

My Project

We face so many needs in life and in our classroom. We have made great strides to meet our students needs mentally. We work daily on tasks to sharpen their skills and reach our goals.

In order to focus on their daily lessons, my students also need tools to assist with their sensory needs.

The majority of my students have sensory needs that can be met by a wide arrange of options. The inflatable lounges will provide a comforting cool down area and a comfortable spot to relax. For my students with Autism, these lounge chairs will also provide a comforting hug when they need a small squeeze to relax or cool down. The loungers are ideal for our classroom as they will be able to be rolled up, put away and quickly accessed when the need arises.

We want to provide our students with a more relaxing environment for when they feel overwhelmed. Our students struggle to understand new topics, feelings and interactions with others. This lead them to feel overwhelmed and require short brain breaks. Using an essential oil diffuser and a variety of essential oils will help aid in their relaxation and help their brains to stay alert. We are also requesting a disco light projector. This light will fulfill some visual sensory needs for our students. It will project colors, shapes and light movement into our classroom.

Mrs. Neal
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sleeping Cloud Inflatable Lounger Bag Ripstop - Outdoor Hammock Portable Air Sofa Bag - Hangout Air Couch Sleeping Bag For Hiking Camping Picnics&Music Festivals (Sky Blue) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Sleeping Cloud Inflatable Lounger Bag Ripstop - Outdoor Hammock Portable Air Sofa Bag - Hangout Air Couch Sleeping Bag For Hiking Camping Picnics&Music Festivals (Rose) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Sleeping Cloud Inflatable Lounger Bag Ripstop - Outdoor Hammock Portable Air Sofa Bag - Hangout Air Couch Sleeping Bag For Hiking Camping Picnics&Music Festivals (Black) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
InnooCare Essential Oil Diffuser, 180ml Aromatherapy Diffusers, Cool Mist Humidifier with 7 LED Light Colors, 4 Timer Settings & Waterless Auto Shut-off, Suitable for Office, Bedroom • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Sweet Set of 6 Premium Grade Fragrance Oils - Chocolate Mint, Cotton Candy, Caramel Corn, Orangesicle, Candy Cane, and Smores - 10ml • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Winter Set of 6 Premium Grade Fragrance Oils - Cinnamon, Gingerbread, Sugar Cookies, Harvest Spice, Peppermint, Christmas Wreath - 10ml • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Comwinn Disco Lights Sound Activated Strobe Light Disco Ball Dj Lights Party Lights Xmas 7colors Disco light Disco Party Lights Show for Christmas Parties DJ Karaoke Wedding Outdoor with Remote • Amazon Business $11.58 1 $11.58
Artizen Calming Essential Oil (100% PURE & NATURAL - UNDILUTED) Therapeutic Grade - Huge 1oz Bottle - Perfect for Aromatherapy, Relaxation, Skin Therapy & More! • Amazon Business $10.05 1 $10.05

Materials cost

$131.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.74

Total project goal

$204.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.92

4 Donors

-$102.46

Donations toward project cost

-$87.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.37

match offer

-$102.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$87.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.37

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$0.00

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