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Mrs. Simon from Alma AR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mood Swings

Help me give my students a swing frame to self regulate their vestibular system.

  • $1,436 goal

This project expired on February 2, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are smart, talented and brave young men and women who face many challenges daily. With different mental and physical disabilities, the environment is challenging.

Our talents are often unnoticed because we are overwhelmed with noises, lights and other stimuli that their grade level peers are able to ignore.

Once the students become calm and comfortable, their talents shine. They are able to attend classes with students who do not have disabilities, and also special programs and field trips.

My Project

Swinging can play a very beneficial role within a special education classroom. Swinging can be calming or altering to children depending on their individual needs. Swinging is a common playground activity but for my students, it becomes a necessity.

Swinging on a swing increases body awareness and helps improve core and upper body strength which lead to many academic skills.

Swinging can be altering and increase blood flow to the brain that will raise endorphins and wake up a sleepy brain. When students are alert and calm, they are more successful in the classroom.

With your donation, our classroom with have swing frame for our classroom.

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

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FRAME SWING HOMESTAND SWING FRAME ONLY • School Specialty $993.99 1 $993.99

Materials cost

$993.99

Vendor shipping charges

$99.40

State sales tax

$82.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,220.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$215.35

Total project goal

$1,435.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,435.65

12 Donors

-$1,286.80

Donations toward project cost

-$1,186.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.50

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$108.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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