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Ms. Jimenez from Stamford CT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Star Soothing Station

My students need a room divider, cart, Backpatter's seat and write/wipe pockets to help organize them.

  • $301 goal

This project expired on April 13, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Establish informal furniture arrangements where students can sit on soft chairs or pillows, or lounge on the carpet. Another myth is that children learn best when sitting up straight in hard chairs." ~Linda Shalaway

My students are a kinesthetic group.

They are very lively and need breaks throughout their day. They also benefit from alternate seating arrangements to regulate their bodies. My students attend an elementary school in an inner city and reside in a culturally diverse community.

My Project

The classroom set-up will be able to physically change with our room divider. The room divider will enable my students to work with minimal distractions. They will also have a quiet space to transition to when they need a break. The soft ground-level seat will help them get comfortable during our Daily 5 instruction time. My students can also use our soothing station to read, work on math and for their independent choice time too.

The donations received from this project will enhance the flow of furniture in our classroom.

Delineated sections will be created, thereby enabling my students to focus on learning with minimal distractions. My students will have a choice on where they'd like to work in the classroom that will also serve to maximize their learning. They will be able to work quietly in our soothing station or just have a relaxing break.

Ms. Jimenez
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 6 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ore International 3 Panel Bamboo Room Divider, 70" x 50", Black • Staples Advantage $112.99 1 $112.99
BR302 - Backpatter's Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Ore International 3 Tier Utility Cart, Lavender • Staples Advantage $49.39 1 $49.39
DE195 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pocket - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.49 1 $9.49

Materials cost

$221.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$255.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.03

Total project goal

$300.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$300.22

4 Donors

-$128.35

Donations toward project cost

-$110.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$170.11

Match offers toward project cost

-$144.59

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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