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Mrs. Watkins from Peoria IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What Personal Space?

Help me give my students a defined space during their rug time! Some students needs boundaries for their safety and for the safety of others. These materials should help them stay put for circle time!

  • $549 goal

This project expired on July 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I provide speech and language therapy for three to five year old children in an early childhood education center. My students often have risk factors and most are in a special education setting. I work with students that have developmental delays, selective mutism, Autism and speech and language delays.

My students work on functional communication, vocabulary, social skills, basic concepts, listening and following directions and speech sound production to improve communication skills in the classroom and home environments.

The goal is to better prepare my students for Kindergarten.

My Project

Typically, I bring students into my office for speech/language therapy, but because my students in Blue 5 are so special to me, I go in there and teach a language lesson! These students need that extra push to understand that my speech and language teachings apply in both my office AND in their classroom!

My friends in Blue 5 need a defined space to keep their hands and body to themselves so that we all remain safe and calm.

Currently, the students sit on a plain rug, on a desk chair, or in someone's lap because they have not been able to control their actions. Let's help them understand where to sit by giving them a chair or colored marker!

Little ones need to focus on my material! It's fun - I promise! But these little ones struggle to understand their personal space and the space of others. They need boundaries which could easily be provided by these chairs or rug markers. Please help me find success in this wonderful classroom!

Mrs. Watkins
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cube Chairs Set of 4 That Can Be Flipped to Two Different Seat Heights or as a Table • Amazon Business $209.99 2 $419.98
Anitor Carpet Markers Sitting Spots, Kids Sport Spot Circles for Classroom Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Teachers (12 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

Materials cost

$429.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$466.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.31

Total project goal

$548.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$548.72

13 Donors

-$275.00

Donations toward project cost

-$233.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.25

match offer

-$273.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$232.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.06

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$0.00

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