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Mrs. Stanton from Lowell MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exceptional Learners Need an Exceptional Classroom Environment!

My students need a sensory table and some flexible seating options!

  • $571 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a wide variety of social, emotional, and behavioral disabilities and spend all of there time in the special education classroom.

My students struggle with transitions throughout the school day and are working on utilizing coping strategies to self regulate and adjust to various emotional states.

Working in an inner city school, my students are from different economic backgrounds and all receive free breakfast and lunch. They would benefit greatly from flexible seating and more sensory play throughout the school day! They are an amazing group of kids and require a strong advocate to help them navigate their complex needs.

My Project

My students are such amazing people who have some unique social/emotional and learning needs. Sensory items like water beads and kinetic sand, and flexible seating options such as stools and a small group table make a real difference in their ability to focus and self regulate. A sensory table would be an awesome place to have students practice sharing with one another while also getting the sensory benefits. Traditional desks and chairs can be hard for students to sit in all day long. I would love to be able to offer my students different seating options throughout the school day. These seemingly little changes make such a huge difference for my kids

Mrs. Stanton
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 10 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture Adjustable-Height Half Moon Activity Table, 72" W x 24" D, Gray/Black, NOR-RCEHRC-GBK • Amazon Business $193.33 1 $193.33
LL509X - Light Table Sensory Play Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $80.00 1 $80.00
Livebest Comfort Self-rebound Sponge Double Child Seat Lounger Bean Bag Kids Love • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$448.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.60

Total project goal

$570.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$570.64

7 Donors

-$470.64

Donations toward project cost

-$400.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.60

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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