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Mrs. Teglasi from Cape Coral FL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Safe Space to Express Ourselves!

My students need a sensory room that will help relieve their frustrations and anxieties so they can be engaged and ready to learn.

  • $780 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine waking up one morning to find that everything is amplified. The sounds of the cars passing by sounding like an 18 wheeler, the students walking down the hallway sound like a stampede, a "high five" feels like a slap, the glow from a light blinds you. This can be overwhelming for just one day. Imagine this is your life.

Our school has over 60 students on the autism spectrum.

They live this life every day while they are expected to meet state standards and follow the rules of the classroom.

My Project

Our students with autism have difficulty finding the words they need to express their feelings and frustrations. In our rigorous academic environment these students can feel overwhelmed quickly. When this happens they may act out with aggressive behaviors or shut down completely.

Everyone deserves to have a place where they feel comfortable and safe.

Our students can come to this room and use the battle ropes to release anger or feelings of anxiety and then jump in the ball pit to enjoy the sensory experience. When they have reset their minds and bodies they can return to class engaged and ready to learn.

Mrs. Teglasi
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Art3d Liquid Fusion Activity Play Centers for Children, Toddler, Teens, 12" X 12" Pack of 9 Tiles in Different Color • Amazon Business $139.99 1 $139.99
Sensory LED Bubble Tube - 3 Foot "Tank" With Fake Fish - Floor Lamp with 7 Changing Light Colors - Including SafeSecure Wall Bracker - Black Stimulating Home and Office Décor - by Playlearn • Amazon Business $134.99 1 $134.99
Indoor Swing by DreamGYM | Trapeze & Rings Combo Blue and Therapy Swing Red • Amazon Business $122.97 1 $122.97
Portable & Foldable Trampoline - 36" dia. Durable Construction Safe for Kids with Padded Frame Cover and Handle - Red • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Click N' Play Value Pack of 400 Phthalate Free BPA Free Crush Proof Plastic Ball, Pit Balls - 6 Bright Colors in Reusable and Durable Storage Mesh Bag with Zipper • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Lego Tape, SONYX Compatible baseplate Rolls: Building Bricks Self-Adhesive Tape Set for Walls & Furniture| Non-Toxic, No Residue, Flexible, Reusable Lego Block Strips for Kids • Amazon Business $18.90 2 $37.80
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
SPRI Balance Pods, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $26.40 1 $26.40
RecTent Jumbo Ball Pit Playpen - 63 inch x 63 inch • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$623.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$662.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$116.90

Total project goal

$779.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$779.32

5 Donors

-$551.66

Donations toward project cost

-$468.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.75

match offer

-$227.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$193.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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