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Ms. Zonghi from Los Altos CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Transforming a Special Education Classroom into a Therapeutic Learning Space

My students need a rocker chair, mini trampoline, and rug for whole group activities to practice mindfulness, listen to read aloud stories, have classroom discussions and to create a comfortable warm space to sit.

  • $655 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

This classroom is a therapeutic special day class grades four through six in Northern California. The students this project will serve are students with social and emotional challenges/disabilities. Many of the students enjoy reading, playing board games, playing sports, solving puzzles and creating personal graphic novels/pictures.

Students in this classroom range in academic abilities and social skills, come from diverse home environments and benefit from a sense of community at school each day for one another.

Students benefit from having choice in their academic schedule, classroom, seating and fidget object to support their learning needs.

My Project

The materials will make a difference in student learning by updating a therapeutic special education classroom space. Students' learning will be supported by these materials by creating a space that supports needs in the areas of reading, writing, academic stamina, social skills, attention, and focus. A rug will provide the classroom with a warm and bright place to meet for Reader's and Writer's Workshop, for whole group discussions and an area to practice mindfulness using the mindfulness activities on the materials list.

To provide students with additional movement options the Floor is Lava game and mini trampoline allow students easy access to inside classroom movement break choices.

The rocker chair and rug will provide additional flexible seatings options for students.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 5 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
nuLOOM ECCR17A Multi Maris Triangles Area Rug, 8' x 10', Multicolor • Amazon Business $265.30 1 $265.30
ECR4Kids Soft Rocker Chair, Blue • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
Pure Fun 40" Mini Rebounder Trampoline with Adjustable Handrail, Ages 13+ • Amazon Business $55.15 1 $55.15
The Floor is Lava! Interactive Board Game for Kids and Adults (Ages 5+) Fun Party, Birthday, and Family Play | Promotes Physical Activity | Indoor and Outdoor Safe • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Mindful Games Activity Cards: 55 Fun Ways to Share Mindfulness with Kids and Teens • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Mindful Kids: 50 Activities for Calm, Focus and Peace • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39

Materials cost

$476.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$556.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.25

Total project goal

$654.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$654.99

3 Donors

-$486.33

Donations toward project cost

-$413.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.95

match offer

-$168.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$143.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.30

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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