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Mrs. Rose from Wheeling WV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Safe Space from Trauma

Help me give my students tools to use my office as a safe place to relax, regroup, and refocus.

  • $288 goal

This project expired on March 6, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful! The majority come from a low socioeconomic area and many have experienced trauma. They are living in a time and area where drug abuse seems to be the new normal.

A large percentage of my students are living with family members other than biological Mom and Dad due to parent incarceration or intervention from child protective services.

I have many grandparents raising their grandchildren, and some are even living in foster care.

With many of my students living outside of the traditional family they often come from traumatic situations. Dealing with trauma and developing from trauama is a daily struggle and students need proper tools and strategies to work through past experiences.

My Project

These items will help me create a safe and relaxting space for my students to use. The weighted blanket will help students with severe anxiety. The magnetic sand tray helps ease minds, and distract from chaos.

Trauma can effect daily routines and sometimes my students become so overwhelmed by past or current events that make it hard for them to focus in the classroom.

Using my office as a safe space to regain control of their emotions is my goal.

I want to help my students struggling with trauma, and give them tools to work through their constant fluctuating emotional state.

Mrs. Rose
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 302 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bare Home Weighted Blanket for Kids 10lb (40" x 60") - All-Natural 100% Cotton - Premium Heavy Blanket Nontoxic Glass Beads (Grey, 40"x60") • Amazon Business $34.40 1 $34.40
MagZen Diamonds - Unique Magnetic Zen Garden Zen Box, Tabletop/Desktop Zen Garden Kit for Relaxation, Stress Relief, Creativity and Magnetic Science • Amazon Business $32.95 1 $32.95
Ocean Wave Projector, Night Light Lamp with Adjustable Lightness Remote Control Timer 8 Lighting Modes Music Speaker Light Show LED Night Light Projector Lamp for Baby Kids Adult Bedroom Living Room • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Moon Lamp,Rechargeable 3D Printing Moon Light Lamp,Remote&Touch Control with Wooden Stand,16 Colors Lunar Night Light for Kids Women Birthday Gifts (Diameter 6.2 inch) • Amazon Business $26.97 1 $26.97
52 Essential Relationships: Emotional Intelligence Game for Home, Work, and School - Builds Communications Skills, Perspective-Taking and Empathy - Created by Harvard Researchers • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Totem the feel good game, Self-Esteem Game for Team Building, Family Bonding, Counseling and Therapy • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Himalayan Glow Natural Himalayan Pink Salt Zen Garden (2-3 lbs) • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
ELONGDI Sensory Fidget Toys Set [ 21 Pack ] Bundle Sensory Toys Set - Fidget Pad/Mochi Toys/Squeeze-a-Bean/Magic Ball/Stretchy Strings/Bike Chain/Mesh Marble/Squeeze Toys/Fluffy Slime • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$211.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.13

Total project goal

$287.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.54

2 Donors

-$250.04

Donations toward project cost

-$212.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.51

match offer

-$37.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$31.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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