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  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Braden
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Cozy Corner

Help me give my students a safe place in their classroom. These items are great for sensory exploration and used as calming tools.

My Students

My community is small and there are very few resources for families in the area. The children have limited access to medical services and even less to mental health services. Our students come from homes that are split, parents in jail, drugs and that are only naming a few issues. There are students who come with so much fear and stress in their little bodies there is no way they are ready to learn.

As a counselor, those students come to me for support and help.

I want to provide a warm safe area for the students to come and feel relaxed and safe so they can explore and express their feelings and fears so I can help guide them and get them more ready to learn. My students need more social, emotional and character education to help them be successful!

My Project

The carpet will be used to define a safe area for kids to go to decompress when needed. It gives the students an area to go for a short time out so they can come back to the classroom ready to learn. My focus is to provide the students with a cozy safe zone and teach them when to use it to redirect feelings and emotions so they will decrease their negative and disruptive behavior in the classroom. The other ideas are sensory items the kids can explore as they work on breathing exercises and regroup before returning to the academic setting. Even as adults there are times we all need a safe, quiet and secure area to decompress.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Value Rugs - 3 ft. x 4 ft. 6 in. - Garden Time • Nasco $49.95 1 $49.95
Nasco Activity Pillow - Mens Design • Nasco $48.95 1 $48.95
Tru Melange Aromatherapy Fan Diffuser • Nasco $32.95 1 $32.95
Senseez Pillow - Soccer Ball • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
Sensory Stones • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
Boinks Fidgets Sensory Fidget Toy with Marble - Pack of 20 • Nasco $29.95 1 $29.95
Harmony Sounds of Meditation CD • Nasco $18.50 1 $18.50
Fiddle Focus for Busy Fingers - Camo • Nasco $16.25 1 $16.25
Tangle Therapy • Nasco $14.75 1 $14.75
Pin Art with Black Frame • Nasco $13.95 1 $13.95

Materials cost

$285.15

Vendor shipping charges

$28.52

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$347.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.40

Total project goal

$409.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.35

4 Donors

-$202.91

Donations toward project cost

-$175.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.44

Matching donations from our partners

-$202.92

Match offers toward project cost

-$172.48

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Stahl Family Fund and 5 other donors.

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