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Mr. Wolosz from Bakersfield CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Weighted Puppy Plus Blanket Keep Us Calm in Preschool

Help me give my students a weighted puppy and blanket to help keep students calm in times of stress.

  • $220 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students have orthopedic and developmental challenges and are in an elementary school environment. Daily, we work on walking, pre-academics, communication, and daily living skills. For most of our students, this is their first classroom experience.

Our students are in wheelchairs and are nonverbal.

They are able to communicate through vocal output devices, eye gazes, and gestures. We practice walking, standing, and sitting daily. The thing that the students enjoy most is being able to participate in activities with the least amount of physical restrictions.

My Project

Our project requests a soft cuddly therapeutic dog and weighted blanket that is weighted to ease daily anxiety for our preschoolers. The dog is 5 pounds of anxiety and stress relieving comfort for our orthopedically challenged preschool students.

The weighted blanket and dog are both cozy and comforting and would help kiddos with improved sensory integration, concentration, and attention.

Many of our students have challenges with sensory integration, and the weighted blanket would provide assistance and calm In times of stress or distress. The weighted blanket is filled with nontoxic pellets and is machine washable. Being machine washable, the weighted therapeutic animal that we are requesting would provide years of comfort to our students.

Our students learn best when they are relaxed and not in a stressful state. Many of our students are unable to self-regulate themselves, so a therapeutic weighted animal and blanket would allow them to experience comfort in times of stress.

Mr. Wolosz
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zoo Weighted Blanket • enabling devices $79.95 1 $79.95
Weighted Puppy • enabling devices $47.95 1 $47.95

Materials cost

$127.90

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$11.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.92

Total project goal

$219.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.44

3 Donors

-$104.51

Donations toward project cost

-$93.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$109.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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