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Mrs. Tapler from Kilgore TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Sensational Sensory Room!

My students need the Amazon Basics Medicine Ball, Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, Kinetic Sand, and Chewable Pencil Toppers.

  • $158 goal

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My Students

My Life Skills students are passionate and love learning new things. They need a classroom that feels like a second home to them so that they can feel comfortable and secure while they learn.

My students are 7th and 8th graders with disabilities in a Self-Contained classroom.

They have different learning styles and needs, but each of them loves to learn! They enjoy group work and hands-on activities, and they encourage one another to be their best. They are an inspiration to me, and everyone who has the pleasure of working with them.

My Project

My students need more equipment in the sensory room for improved sensory integration. The kinetic sand provides tactile seekers with sensory input, and it can also be used as a calming tool. The chewy pencil toppers are a must for students who constantly need oral sensory input. The toppers will give them a safer and more appropriate chewing alternative.

When students' sensory needs are met, they are more successful in their academics.

The Trideer exercise ball chair will help students with lower muscle tone, as well as students with ADHD and Autism by allowing them to bounce and balance. The weighted medicine ball can help students calm down through the use of heavy work.

My students also need the toothbrush covers for sanitary storage when toothbrushes are drying out after they practice oral hygiene.

Mrs. Tapler
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Office & Home & Classroom) (Ball with Ring (Mint Green), 65cm) • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
AmazonBasics Medicine Ball, 12-Pounds • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Chew Brick Chewable Pencil Toppers - 3-Pack - Chewy Sensory Aid for Autism & Oral Motor Special Needs Kids - Chewing Topper Helps Girls & Boys with Biting Teething by Solace (Mild, Chewy) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
National Geographic Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
EFORCAR Toothbrush Cover, 30pcs Toothbrush Head Lid as a Portable Plastic Protect Storage Box Cover,Great for Home Daily Travel Outdoor Camping Sport Running Hiking • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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