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Mrs. R. from Watauga TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun Social Skills Activities for Students with Autism & ADD

My students need the Social Skills Board Game Set, The Social Skills Picture Book, Real-World Social Skills Activities Book, and the Character Building Pocket Chart.

  • $355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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I teach a self-contained special education class. My students are first, second and third graders, with a variety of disabilities, challenges and strengths.

Social skills and impulse control are difficult for my students with autism and ADD/ADHD to grasp. The main concern I hear from most of my parents is that they want their child to improve their social skills. Basic social skills and impulse control are the characteristics that will help their children be successful in inclusion situations and eventually help them function in society.

My students learn best through multi-sensory programs. I need visual materials, like the picture book I requested, which has many pictures of social situations for students to study. I also need tactile materials, such as the social skills board games and the book of social skills activities. The activity book also has worksheets students can take home, so that parents can carry over lessons with them in home situations. Finally, the biggest reward my students can receive is praise, so I would like to use the pocket chart to recognize those students who have excelled in managing their behaviors and display good citizenship.

With these materials, I believe my students will thrive in new social environments and parents will have more confidence to introduce their children to new social situations and experiences.

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

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Social Skills Board Game Set • Nasco $119.95 1 $119.95
Real-World Social Skills • Nasco $67.95 1 $67.95
Character Building Pocket Chart • Nasco $27.95 1 $27.95
The Social Skills Picture Book for Children • Nasco $37.00 1 $37.00

Materials cost

$252.85

Vendor shipping charges

$25.29

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$290.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.86

Total project goal

$354.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.80

4 Donors

-$354.80

Donations toward project cost

-$290.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.86

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$0.00

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