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Mrs. Martin from Havelock NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe Space for My 2nd Grade Scholars

Help me give my students a safe space for social and emotional needs.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are full of energy, eager to learn new things, make awesome connections in their learning, and make me smile every day!

In our classroom, we learn, laugh, and love.

My students learn from each other as they work collaboratively around the classroom. With their various experiences and knowledge, they share, teach, explore, and learn.

My students come from various socio-economic backgrounds and family dynamics. More than half of them come from military families. Despite differences, we celebrate our classroom community.

My Project

My vision for a classroom safe space includes a comfortable area with a rug, bean bag chair, weighted blanket, and items in a basket to choose from such as books, soothing glitter bottles, and calming/fidget toys. This area is for students to take time to process, calm down, or just be alone.

Safe spaces are critical in today's classrooms.

Safe spaces are a place in the classroom that students choose to go to for calming and security. These spaces help teach social-emotional strategies that students can use in the classroom and in their life.

Students will use this safe space to practice mindfulness strategies and breathing techniques that will be taught in our classroom.

Mrs. Martin
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jaxx Bean Bags Cocoon Junior Kids Bean Bag, 4-Feet, Blueberry Microsuede • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - 5-pounds - Great Weighted Lap Blanket for Kids with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
THEE Shaggy Fluffy Rugs Anti-Skid Area Rug Dining Room Carpet Bedroom Floor Mat • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Empty HB Sensory Bottles, 350mL, Set of 4 Bottles • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
I Will Be Okay (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
4E's Novelty Expandable Ball Fidget Toy, Great Expanding Sphere Toy for Kids, Hand Catch Breathing Flower Balls, Pack of 1 Colors May Vary, for Stress Relief and Anxiety • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tom's Fidgets Flippy Chain Fidget Toy Perfect for ADHD, Anxiety, and Autism - Bike Chain Fidget Stress Reducer for Adults and Kids - Blue • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Teacher from the Black Lagoon • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Principal from the Black Lagoon • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Bully from the Black Lagoon • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Class Trip from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon Adventures, No. 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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