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Mrs. Schultz from Saint Louis MO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Me Regulate

Help me give my students sensory-friendly lights, oil diffusers, and essential oils to help our friends with special needs to regulate themselves. We also need correct power for the lights and diffusers to make them user-friendly.

  • $298 goal

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My Students

My students are awesome! They come from a variety of different backgrounds. Many are from economically challenged parts of town. Some had riots in their neighborhood last year, and even more have parents who fled war-torn parts of Europe, Africa, and Asia. My students speak several different languages at home. Many of my students have disabilities that act as speed bumps on their road to success.

My students want to succeed in this world, but they just need help.

They like to move, they love to talk and they love technology. Many of them are being raised in single-parent households. Many move every few weeks and even more receive free lunch and breakfast at school. They need positive examples and some extra help. This includes STEM subject areas and learning the four Cs.

My Project

Every student in the school comes to our computer class. For some students, this is their only time throughout the day without extra adult help. Their classmates have done a wonderful job of creating a warm, caring environment. But we need more help.

The lights in our room are very harsh and hum, making our classroom unwelcoming to many special needs students.

On many days, we want to turn off our normal lights and use a variety of lights which will help calm our friends. The LED rope lights and Star Wars lights are calming and don't make noises. The Himalayan salt lights and essential oils also help promote a calm atmosphere. These additions to our room will work great with items we've already brought into the classroom.

Mrs. Schultz
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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WenTop Led Light Strip Kit SMD 5050 32.8 Ft (10M) 300leds RGB 30leds/m with DC12V UL Listed Power Supply and 44 Key Ir Controller for TV,Bedroom,Kitchen Under Counter, Under Bed Lighting • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
JSVER Cube Cruise Power Strip with 3 Outlet 3 USB Charging Ports ,Compact Desktop Charging Station with Switch Control and 4.92Ft Extension Cord for Travel, Office (Black) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Himalayan Glow 900AC Multicolor USB Salt lamp, (4-5lbs) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Diffuserlove 2 Pack Max 200ml Essential Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser Cool Mist Humidifiers with 7 Color LED Lights and Waterless Auto Shut-off for Home Office Kitchen Bedroom • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
3 Pattern 3D Led Illusion Lamp Star Wars Night Light - 7 Color Change Decor Lamp with Remote Control - Perfect Gifts for Kids and Star Wars Fans • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
KMC 6-Outlet Wall Mount Surge Protector with 2 USB Charging Ports (2.1 AMP), 2-Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Citrus Essential Oil Kit. Pure Therapeutic Grade Fruity Essential Oils Set of Lemon Essential Oil, Grapefruit Essential Oil, Lime, Mandarin, Tangerine Essential Oil and Sweet Orange Essential Oil! • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
BN-LINK BND-60/U47 Indoor Mini 24-Hour Mechanical Outlet Timer, 3-Prong, 2-Pack • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49

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