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Mrs. Cooper from Indianapolis IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Calm and Learn On!

My students need tools and a quiet space in my room to help regulate their bodies and minds to help them successfully learn throughout the demanding third grade day.

  • $159 goal

This project expired on December 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders are sweet, funny, and have a true love of learning. I teach in a general ed classroom and have about 6 students with IEPs that accommodate them with various hurdles they face when it comes to learning.

A lot of the struggles my students face stem from things such as ADD, ADHD, OCD, Autism, and other emotional disabilities.

We have a great classroom community already and all of my students encourage each other, celebrate each other, and genuinely care about each other when something is wrong or someone is having a rough day.

My Project

By using tools like the Cando Theraputty, stress balls, fidgits, and the Liquid Motion Timers, children will learn self-regulation strategies that will help them be more in-tune with what they need to be their best learners!

These strategies are especially helpful with children who have faced trauma in their lives, emotional disabilities, or health concerns that make their days long.

Our diverse population serves many of these students and providing them a safe space to calm and regulate will only help them as they continue to grow.

Allowing students to calm down when needed IN the classroom will decrease the amount of time they spend missing necessary instruction calming down outside of the classroom.

Mrs. Cooper
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Milliard Petite Reading Pillow for Young adults & children with Shredded Foam - 14x13in (Sit up Pillow) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
SpringFly 030 12 Pack Bundle Sensory Fidget Cube/Bike Chain/Liquid Motion Timer/Rainbow Magic Ball/Mesh and Marble Toy/Soybeans Squeeze Grape • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
ANKIT Mermaid Pillow Reversible Sequin Pillow that Changes Color - Holographic Rainbow Silver • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
SYCEES Touch Activated LED Puck Lights, Dimmable, Battery Operated, Stick on Anywhere, Daylight White, 3-Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Stress Balls Puffer Stress Relief Toys Value Assortment Bulk 1 Dozen Stress Relax Toy Balls, Squeeze Ball Puffer Ball Assortment Most Popular Selection of Hand Exercise Balls & Therapy Balls • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Hearing Protection Earmuff/Headphone for Toddler, Kids, Teen, Young Adult. Amplim Noise Reduction Headphones, Sound Canceling Earmuffs Ear Defenders - Airplane, Concert, Outdoor, Lawn Mower - Green • Amazon Business $12.92 1 $12.92
CanDo TheraPutty Plus Anti-microbial, Red: Soft, 6 oz • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$102.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.71

Total project goal

$158.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.09

6 Donors

-$156.33

Donations toward project cost

-$134.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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