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  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Shatten
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Elementary School Counselor Embarks on a New Journey!

Help me give my students a calm down corner with art supplies, sensory items, and other tools that they need to assist them in being comfortable in my office as their new school counselor!

My Students

I'm creating this DonorsChoose.org project to help get the items I need for my second office. Though I do not know my students just yet, I hope that the resources from this campaign help me to learn about my students more and help them to succeed in their social-emotional learning. Since I do not know my students yet, I hope to help them in a general sense of comfortability as they will spend their time with me individually or in a small group for group sessions.

My Project

The last 3 years, I spent my time in 1 building in a charter school. In my new endeavor, I am in two buildings within a district. Unfortunately, I only have one of each item since I have only had one office. I am looking for help to get my second office set up. I'd love to give my new students a comfortable space to be in as they get to know me as their new school counselor.

I've added these items to my cart to provide an inviting environment to the students.

I've noticed that lower light (instead of the fluorescent lights) help calm students and make them feel more relaxed. I plan to add low lighting so that my calm down corner which will have a book shelf, bean bag, art supplies and sensory supplies. These items will also be used for individual sessions and small group sessions (such as games, and fidgets). All of these items will benefit their time in my in my room.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Journey to Friendsville: A 15-Minute Counseling Game • Amazon Business $56.90 1 $56.90
Naomi Home Kids Toy Sling Bookrack Espresso/Cream • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Learning Resources Create-a-Space Storage Center, Bright Colors • Amazon Business $14.77 2 $29.54
Blue Sky 2019-2020 Academic Year Monthly Desk Pad Calendar, 22" x 17", Analeis • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
SD Motion - Spiral Liquid Motion Bubbler Timer, Novelty & Fun Fidget Toy, Calm & Relaxing || Suitable for Sensory Autism Toys, ADHD, Anxiety (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.95 2 $19.90
Peaceable Kingdom Hoot Owl Hoot - Cooperative Matching Game For Kids • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Squishmallow 8 Inch Frog Philippe Soft Stuffed Animal Plush Toy • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75

Materials cost

$208.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.56

Total project goal

$283.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.72

3 Donors

-$220.00

Donations toward project cost

-$212.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$33.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$28.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Neukom Family Foundation and 3 other donors.

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