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Mrs. Michaels from Ozone Park NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Calming Corner!

Help me give my students supplies for our calming corner (beanbag seats and sensory toys) which will help my Kindergarteners learn the skills to calm down when they get anxious or upset.

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager learners. We have a variety of cultural backgrounds in our classroom which can be challenging but also very rewarding. As kindergarteners they are very dependent on their teacher and I hold that responsibility in very high regard. I enjoy all their stories about their families, the things they like, and even hearing what they favorite animal is! As we start the year we have very special bonding times as we go over all the routines of our classroom!

My Project

I am looking for help in funding our calming corner in our kindergarten classroom. When my kindergarteners start school they are just 4 or 5 years old. Children at that age are still mentally developing their skills to handle a full day of learning. Sometimes these kids need a break! And not just lunch or gym. During the school day it is recommended that children take a “brain break” to help them collect their thoughts and feelings. One successful strategy that has been developed in many classrooms is having a safe place for the child to go where they can reflect on their feelings and improve their focus so they can return to their work in a better state of mind. The items in this project were chosen for this purpose. Please help if you can!!

Mrs. Michaels
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD420SG - Calming Colors® Little Beanbag Seat - Sage Green (26") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
DD420SB - Calming Colors® Little Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue (26") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
SE120 - Swirling Glitter Sensory Balls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP504 - Gel-Bead Sensory Shapes - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
DS431 - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
DS434 - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
VR324 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$210.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.07

Total project goal

$287.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.15

2 Donors

-$287.15

Donations toward project cost

-$244.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.07

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$0.00

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