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Mrs. Petrusick from Fort Mill SC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Heather Says RELAX!

My students need materials for a relaxation center in our classroom.

  • $827 goal

This project expired on November 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of 14 wonderful students ages 3-5. Each student is unique and full of life. My students have special needs consisting of Down Syndrome, Autism or Developmentally Delayed but the one thing they have in common is they all love to learn.

Little hands, inquiring minds, active feet, and big hearts; this describes my class perfectly.

My students love to interact with technology, listen and dance to music, read books and play. They learn best when using their eyes, ears, and hands to participate in activities.

Since my class is usually the first school experience these students have, I try to make it the best! It is important to make my students' preschool experience wonderful so they have a love for learning and a positive interaction with school.

My Project

My students need an area in our room to relax and use their calm down strategies. We will use the PlayPanel and sponge divider to structure and define our relaxation center in our room. The bean bag will be used so students can sit comfortably while using their calming strategies. My students' hands will love the materials such as the fun squeeze balls and stretch snakes to fidget. The rain stick will provide both a calming sound and visual stimuli. My students' favorite will most likely be the musical, spin toy that vibrates.

Teaching and providing a relaxation center will help my students daily and provide coping skills when they are upset, scared or need a break.

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This project will reach 14 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOY MUSIC BASE PIN GLITTER • School Specialty $94.64 1 $94.64
BIG SCREEN PLAYPANEL YELLOW 60''LX48''W EACH • School Specialty $81.17 1 $81.17
CHAIR BEAN BAG 26 INCH DIA - RED • School Specialty $44.07 1 $44.07
RAINSTICK PLASTIC MULTI COLORED 16'' • School Specialty $20.80 2 $41.60
CANTILEVER LEGS FOR PLAYPANEL • School Specialty $30.07 1 $30.07
FUN FIDGET! SET OF 5 • School Specialty $24.63 1 $24.63
FIDGET - STRETCH SNAKES SET OF 5 • School Specialty $2.83 1 $2.83

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