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Mrs. Harms from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gimme a Break... A Place to Relax and Recharge

My students need a Quiet Time Privacy Cube and pillows to have a space where they can go to relax, cool down, or just have some alone time throughout the course of a very busy, stimulating day.

  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children in my pre-k classroom are so enthusiastic and eager to learn. Every day is a new adventure with these young friends. They are so energetic and lively which helps me remember why I first fell in love with early childhood education. The children come from very diverse backgrounds. We strive to give each child what they need to feel, firstly, loved and secure. This then allows them to grow from wonderful, loving children to inquisitive, eager students.

My Project

Preschool is a time to learn and explore social and emotional skills while exploring the feelings of self and others. All of this can sometimes be quite overwhelming for a little one! Without a safe place to be alone and think, problem behaviors can arise. We need a Quiet Time Privacy Cube and pillows to create a quiet, comfortable, and cozy space to allow my students to safely withdrawal from the hustle and bustle of the day. A child can settle into a soft pillow, a book, or a quiet toy. They can relax, recharge, and regroup so they are then ready to rejoin the learning and fun with their friends in the classroom.

Mrs. Harms
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC143 - Quiet Time Privacy Cube • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
LC199 - Calming Colors™ Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$428.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$464.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.96

Total project goal

$546.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$546.38

8 Donors

-$271.71

Donations toward project cost

-$232.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.50

match offer

-$273.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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