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Mrs. Quinn from Hopewell VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Feel Secure!

Help me give my students the calm down tools they need to feel calm and secure in school. The lighting will be used to soften the quiet station where students can wrap up in the weighted blanket.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I elementary school located in a high poverty area of Virginia. Our school has a population of 675 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Students face many challenges in their lives and our school provides then a place to be successful.

Fostering a love of reading and learning is my goal.

My students come to school eager to learn. They need an environment where they can learn how to deal with their feelings. My students need techniques and modeling to manage their emotions.

My students will use the requested materials to experience a quiet station where they can explore their feelings and how others act towards their behavior.

My Project

I work in a school where students are faced with trauma. These tools will help students learn how to feel secure and calm themselves down during the day. The lighting will be used to provide a softening effect in our quiet station. Students will have the opportunity to use the weighted blanket to feel secure in their space. The fidget tools will enable students to practice fine motor skills and focus on daily tasks.

Teaching children to self calm and feel secure in school is essential to their academic process.

When they don't feel calm and secure, they can become very aggressive towards themselves and others. These tools will help my students learn to calm themselves down, which is a skill that is necessary for the rest of their lives.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - 5-pounds - Great Lap Weighted Blanket for Children with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Park Madison Lighting PMF-4655-60 70" Tall 5 Light Floor Lamp with Fully Adjustable Arms and White and Color Shades Included, 14" x 13" x 17" • Amazon Business $46.99 1 $46.99
Jalousie 24 PCs Sensory Toy Fidget Stress Relief Toy for Adults and Kids - Conform to ASTM Toy Standard Value Bundle - Include Squeeze Balls Stretchy Strings Squishy Toy Puzzle Rubber Stringy Ball • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Sensory Fidget Toys Bundle-Liquid Motion Timer/Rainbow Ball Magic Cube/Bike Chain/Stretch Strings Fidget and Squeeze Toys for ADHD Autism Anxiety Reliever • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Li’l Gen Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set, Non-Toxic Water Sensory Toy for Kids - 20,000 Beads with 2 Scoops and Tweezers for Early Skill Development • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$147.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$180.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.79

Total project goal

$211.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.96

2 Donors

-$88.00

Donations toward project cost

-$74.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.20

match offer

-$123.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.59

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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