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Mr. Rozigas from Fresno CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Relaxation Station

Help me give my students tools like a weighted blanket and bean bags so that they can regulate themselves and learn!

  • $292 goal

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My Students

I work in a classroom of 4th, 5th, and 6th graders who receive social emotional support and services. My students can have a shorter tolerance for everyday occurrences and may react or act in extreme ways. They are taught grade level curriculum while learning ways to regulate their emotions and behaviors. They learn how to identify their feelings and how to use coping strategies to deal with extreme emotions.

I teach them calming strategies and offer sensory options to help with regulation such as creative seating (exercise ball) , blankets( weighted/ non weighted), and a mini trampoline.

To meet the needs of my growing classroom I need to provide more options for the diverse needs of my students.

My Project

The students in my class need to be emotionally regulated (calm) to be available for learning. Due to the nature of their disability; emotional regulation can be difficult to maintain.

It has become vital to create a space in the classroom where students can regulate themselves.

This space needs to be a temporary escape from their current struggles. A place to regain composure and a sense of self.

The items selected like the weighted blanket, kinetic sand, and water beads can help students feel safe and calm. These are items that the students enjoy using and can be easily maintained over multiple school years.

Mr. Rozigas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hypnoser Weighted Blanket 2.0 for Kids and Adults | Dark Grey,48"x72"-15 lbs for 100-150 lbs Individual,Fits Queen or Full Size Beds • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
KineticSand 4lb Value Bundle - 2 x 2lb Brown Sand w/ Assorted Color Kinetic Sand Tray • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
RioRand RR-USB-6IN Plasma Ball Lamp Light [Touch Sensitive] Nebula Sphere Globe Novelty Toy - USB or Battery Powered, 4" x 4" x 6" • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
80,000 beads A box and A bag HYMONA Flash Water Beads Sooper Beads Crystal Soil Water Bead Gel For Refill, Sensory Toys, Vase Filler • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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