You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Koposko from Johnstown PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take 5 Sensory Room

Help me give my students the skills they need to self regulate and be successful learners. These tools will enable my students to participate successfully in their classrooms.

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in grades K4 through 6. Each one of my students have unique needs and abilities. My students must work hard to stay focused and on task. Many have processing problems that require them to work harder to complete assignments and activities than other children causing added frustration. The Take 5 Room provides an escape from environmental and emotional stressors in order to relax, self regulate and return to task. We would greatly appreciate any grants or donations in order to improve our Take 5 Sensory Room to further meet the needs of our students.

I am the Autistic Support/Emotional Support Teacher.

Our Take 5 Room has benefited our students in developing self-regulatory skills and achieving greater success in the classroom. Materials in our Take 5 Room need to be updated or replaced, but we do not have the funding to purchase new materials.

Students with Autism or Emotional Disturbance benefit academically, socially, and behaviorally from sensory input.

My Project

These materials requested will help to provide a soothing environment for students with autism and emotional disturbance. Students will use these items to self regulate and take a break from stressors in the classroom. Students will be able to relax, take a break, and be ready to return to task.

The materials I am requesting will be used in our Take 5 Sensory Room.

Larger items including the soft seats, hop-along balls, wobble chairs, and balance ball seats provide sensory input to students struggling with self regulation. These materials will benefit my students emotional and social development which will impact their academic success and help them to achieve their potentials.

Mrs. Koposko
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Koposko is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR124BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
CR122BU - Wobble Chair - Blue - 12" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP532 - Alphabet Feel & Find Sensory Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP533 - Shapes Feel & Find Sensory Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TC172BU - Mold & Play Moon Sand - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
TC172VT - Mold & Play Moon Sand - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
WT363 - Medium Tuff Tote • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC529BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 22" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
PP504 - Gel-Bead Sensory Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RA668 - Medium Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP367 - Metallic Sensory Slime • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RA667 - Small Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
GS452 - Jumbo Rhythm Rainstick • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


12 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Matching donations from our partners


Match offers toward project cost


Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Johnstown","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6290121],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3977307,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":16,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Koposko","authorIds":{"6290121":{"owner":"Mrs. Koposko","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3977307],"proposalHash":"394056498","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21361846,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDQ1MjUxMg==","NjMxNzE0Mg==","MzgxODExOQ==","NDI3MjEyMA==","NjI5MDEyMQ==","NDExMDYyNQ==","NTkzNTkzOA==","NjI5MTQwNg==","Mjc0ODQ5Mg==","NjMxMTk2OA==","NTc0MjUwNg==","OTc0MjMx","NjMxNTYwNQ==","NjI1NTU2OQ=="],"teacherId":6290121,"schoolCounty":"Cambria","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}