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Ms. Lester from Newport News VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I can't Take it Anymore!

My students need an area to reduce anger, stress and a way to control their anger. This includes lap pads, sand timers, fidget toys and other items.

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

After completing my first year, I have learned so much from my students. Each one is unique and I have learned to embrace their diverse needs. Seeing each student reach milestones all year long makes me proud. This encourages me to apply and provide tools for them to excel and flourish in their own way. My goal is to continue developing and manipulating what I can for my students so they can thrive in their future with their heads held high!

My Project

You need to get away. You can't handle the people around you. Everything is too hard. You can't do it like everyone else. You feel dumb, angry, sad....you want to break out in tears or break something...you need somewhere to go, but where do you go?

I want to make a calming center for my students.

Items like the Himalayan Salt Stone, squeeze balls and other multiple Sensory items will help calm the students. The sandtimers will help keep the time in the calming area to certain limit so the student will know when it is time to come back to their task.

This will be a place in my classroom where they can get away for a few minutes to compose themselves before their emotions get out of their control.

Ms. Lester
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Placed on the leg 5LB Ladybird Weighted Lap Pad helps reduce Stress and Anxiety and provides Calming Deep Comfort and Cozy Feelings for Kids with Autism, ADHD, Aspergers and SPD • Amazon Business $52.95 1 $52.95
Mosskic Sand Timer 6 Colors Hourglass Timer 1/3/5/10/15/30 Minutes Sandglass Timer for Kids Games Classroom Kitchen Home Office Decoration(Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Rakaposhi Natural Himalayan Salt Rock Lamp w/ 6' UL Listed Dimmer Switch - 6-9 inch / 6-9lbs • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
EDsportshouse Sensory Toys Bundle-Stress Relief Fidget Hand Toys For Kids And Adults,Sensory Fidget And Squeeze Widget For Relaxing Therapy-Perfect For ADHD Anxiety Autism • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Snug Kids Earmuffs/Best Hearing Protectors – Adjustable Headband Ear Defenders For Children and Adults (Original Blue) • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$133.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.23

Total project goal

$194.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$194.85

3 Donors

-$194.85

Donations toward project cost

-$165.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.23

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$0.00

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