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Mrs. Hale from Salem NH is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping It Cool, Clean, and Classy: Life Skills Practice

My students need materials to practice daily living skills, such as vacuuming a bedroom carpet and making a bed, so that they can gain independence in taking care of a living space.

  • $463 goal

This project expired on May 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that I have the pleasure of working with are a group of young men and women who are working toward independence as they learn, develop and implement functional academic, daily living, and job-related skills. Students also work on communicating and socializing in order to continue to be active members of their school. They are involved in jobs and activities within the classroom and the high school setting, as well as in and around the town they live in in order to develop skills necessary for successfully transitioning from high school into their community at age 21.

My Project

I would like to create a welcoming safe place for my students filled with materials that will engage them and enhance their daily living skills. My students benefit the most when the skills they practice can be carried out in a realistic, hands-on environment.

With the classroom materials requested, students will be able to develop essential independent living skills, which will help lead them towards successfully transitioning from the high school environment into adulthood.

These specific materials for this project will be utilized to set up a living room/bedroom space. The carpet and non-skid mat will be utilized to create a warm and welcoming environment, and will allow students to practice their vacuuming skills on a different surface than the current tile that is in the classroom. The bed and mattress being requested looks like a couch, which can make the space versatile, but is a bed that students will be able to practice making. The vacuum being requested will be used to practice cleaning skills.

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DHP Franklin Mid Century Daybed, Mid-Century Modern Design, Rich Grey Linen Upholstery, Twin • Amazon Business $142.94 1 $142.94
nuLOOM ECCR17A Multi Maris Triangles Area Rug, 5' x 8', Multicolor • Amazon Business $118.14 1 $118.14
LinenSpa 8" Memory Foam and Innerspring Hybrid Mattress, Twin • Amazon Business $84.00 1 $84.00
Non-Slip Mat for Area Rugs - Indoor Rug Gripper - Non-Skid Washable Area Rug Pad - Use on all Floors to Prevent Injury - Hold Rugs, Mats, Carpets, Furniture in Place - Trim to fit any Size - 4' x 6' • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$358.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.43

Total project goal

$462.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.87

9 Donors

-$412.87

Donations toward project cost

-$350.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.93

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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