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Ms. Schinella from San Francisco CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Learning Wonderland For Children With Special Needs

My students need some basic materials such as new carpets, shelves for their learning materials, paint, and crayons in order to help them reach their learning potential.

  • $4,685 goal

This project expired on May 29, 2011.

This project expired on May 29, 2011.

My Students

"Be the change you want to see in the world," Mahatma Gandhi said, and my students apply this quote in my classroom every day as they overcome their disabilities and learn in their own unique ways. Please help me achieve a learning wonderland for these beautiful children!

My students are ages 3-5, and have different learning needs.

They love school and are excited to come to a place where they feel valued every day. My students are caring, fun, smart, creative, and funny. They love to learn, and most learn in a different way, which is why it is important to provide them with an optimal learning environment full of different learning materials to fit their own individual learning style.

My Project

It saddens me to see how the economic crisis has directly affected the classrooms, especially a class for students with autism. It is imperative that these students have a variety of materials, and my students do not even have the necessities--like paint, paper, and a clean rug to sit on during play time. These materials will give my students the opportunity to reach their maximum learning potential.

Early intervention is the optimal time to directly make a positive impact on students with special needs' development and learning.

Having basic materials as paint, clean carpets, and shelves without holes, makes reaching such young students more possible. Having needed supplies in the classroom also gives them the necessary tools to reach their own individual goals. Please help me achieve a learning wonderland for these beautiful children!

Ms. Schinella
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CB243 - Quiet Time Privacy Cube • Lakeshore Learning $249.00 1 $249.00
LA322 - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $29.50 1 $29.50
LM902 - Double-Sided Write & Wipe Magnetic Room Divider • Lakeshore Learning $269.00 2 $538.00
Rainbow Sound Blocks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.20 3 $87.60
Crayola(r) Washable Dry Erase Crayons (8 pack) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.26 5 $21.30
Magic Nuudles Classroom Set - Pastel • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 2 $17.12
Grotto Grip - 12 Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.88 1 $18.88
EG648 - Egg Shakers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
Shapes and Colors Discovery Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58
Space Sand Primary Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.46 4 $85.84
LA768BU - Set 1 Giant Washable Color Ink Pad - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
LA768GR - Set 1 Giant Washable Color Ink Pad - Green • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
LA768VT - Set 1 Giant Washable Color Ink Pad - Purple • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
LA646 - Changing Station Wall Unit • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 1 $199.00
LC381 - Blue Rectangular Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 2 $398.00
HP 95 Tri-Color Inkjet Cartridge • Quill $26.09 2 $52.18
HP 95 Tri-Color Inkjet Cartridge 2-Pack • Quill $46.79 2 $93.58
3M Duct Tape Vinyl, 2"x50 Yards • Quill $5.09 1 $5.09
Staples Cross-Cut Shredders 8 Sheet • Quill $39.99 1 $39.99
LA359 - Preschool Double-Sided Storage Unit • Lakeshore Learning $549.00 1 $549.00
LA212 - Round-Edge Medium Storage Unit • Lakeshore Learning $349.00 2 $698.00
PX2020 - Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $24.50 1 $24.50
LC735 - Lakeshore Color Discovery Tubes • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
DD315X - Lakeshore Soft & Poseable Families - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
DD545 - Play-All-Around Dollhouse Furniture • Lakeshore Learning $89.50 1 $89.50
DD546 - Play-All-Around Dollhouse • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00

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