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Mrs. Ramsland from Palmetto FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Odds and Ends Go a Long Way in Class!

Help me give my students comfort and engage all their senses through a portable speaker, area rug, fun LED lights, and puzzles.

  • $192 goal

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My Students

“I want my children to understand the world, but not just because the world is fascinating and the human mind is curious. I want them to understand it so that they will be positioned to make it a better place” --Howard Gardner

I have the honor and privilege of teaching at an art-infused school, where children from all cultural and economic backgrounds can grow and flourish into creative, successful young adults.

These students excel in all arts backgrounds, and it is only fair that they be allowed to achieve their maximum potential in the classroom by the use of added technology and other useful materials and resources.

My Project

The goal in my classroom is to make my students' experience as pleasant and conducive to learning as possible. The addition of lights will not only illuminate the room, but they will also shed light on new ideas which students will discover.

The inclusion of music, lighting, and extra activities into the classroom will greatly enhance the journey of learning for my students.

While lights might be a nice aesthetic incorporation into my classroom, I also believe they will serve to make the learning environment more comforting for the kids.

Having extra puzzles and activities on hand is essential during these warm Florida afternoons. While we usually take a walk in the afternoon, there will be days when rainy and inclement weather will hinder us from the outdoors. During these days, students would very much enjoy activities such as crossword puzzles and sudoku.

I would love to offer a more soothing atmosphere in class by adding a musical accompaniment via a Bluetooth speaker. I can use this to play classical music in the background, while students work hard to finish their assignments.

Last but certainly not least, an area rug would be a comfortable spot for students to sit and read for leisure during wind down time after a lengthy assessment.

Mrs. Ramsland
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safavieh Madison Collection MAD611B Cream and Multicolored Bohemian Chic Distressed Area Rug (5'1" x 7'6") • Amazon Business $65.49 1 $65.49
OontZ Angle 3 (3rd Gen) - Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Louder Volume, Crystal Clear Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, 100 Foot Wireless Range, Microphone, IPX5, Bluetooth Speakers by Cambridge Sound Works (Black) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Funster Activity Book for Adults - Word Search, Sudoku, Crosswords: 100+ Large-Print Easy Puzzles • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Ehome Fairy Lights, LED String Lights Copper Wire Decorative Lights 100 LEDs for Wedding, Bedroom, Patio, Christmas UL588 Approved (33FT) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
LED Fairy String Lights,ANJAYLIA 10Ft/3M 30leds Firefly String Lights Garden Home Party Wedding Festival Decorations Crafting Battery Operated Lights(Warm White) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Will Shortz Presents The Monster Book of Sudoku for Kids: 150 Fun Puzzles • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
wordsearches for teenagers, puzzle books for teenagers crosswords for teens: Word Search Puzzle Books, Improve Spelling, Vocabulary and Memory Children's activity books and crosswords for teens • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65

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