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Ms. Overstreet from Kansas City MO is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Sensory Smart Classroom

My students need sensory tools to help keep them calmed and focused on their learning.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom consists of 29 fifth grade students eager to learn. My students live in a high poverty area and are a highly transient population. The kids are eager to learn anything new, and love exploring the world around them.

Someone once said, "What we learn with pleasure, we never forget." My students are often the most eager to learn and the most appreciative when learning is fun and engaging.

My goal is provide my students many enriching and pleasurable learning experiences that they will remember for a lifetime.

My Project

The goal of this project is make my classroom a Sensory Smart classroom. What does this mean?

A Sensory Smart classroom understands student sensory issues and has the tools to address those needs.

Noise canceling earmuffs help students that may get agitated with loud noises, and weighted lap pads provide just the right amount of pressure to keep a child feeling safe and calm. Fluorescent light filters change the harsh, bright lights to a calm and relaxing environment, while tactile toys provide something students can fidget with during those moments when sitting still and listening is necessary.

The academic parts of the day are often the most challenging for students with sensory issues. These tools will help my students stay happy and focused on their learning.

Ms. Overstreet
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - 5-pounds - Great for Children with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98
Original Therapeutic Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - Sensory and Pressure Therapy for Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder (10"x20" 3lb) • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Classic 3-Dimensional Pin Art Board Metal Silver Toy for Sculptures, Children & Adults Learning Gift • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Sensory Toy For Relaxation - ADHD Fidget Toy - Liquid Motion Bubbler Timer - Toy for Sensory Play, Calming Toy, (1 Piece) Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $8.97 3 $26.91
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Champion Sports 12-Inch Extra Large Poly Spot Marker Set • Amazon Business $24.79 1 $24.79
Hohner Kids Mini Rainmaker, 8 Inch • Amazon Business $10.59 2 $21.18
Pro For Sho 34dB Shooting Ear Protection - Special Designed Ear Muffs Lighter Weight & Maximum Hearing Protection - Standard Size, Army Green • Amazon Business $18.45 1 $18.45
Pro For Sho 34dB Shooting Ear Protection - Special Designed Ear Muffs Lighter Weight & Maximum Hearing Protection - Standard Size, Dazzling Blue • Amazon Business $18.45 1 $18.45
Pro For Sho 34dB Shooting Ear Protection - Special Designed Ear Muffs Lighter Weight & Maximum Hearing Protection - Standard Size, Purple • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Pro For Sho 34dB Shooting Ear Protection - Special Designed Ear Muffs Lighter Weight & Maximum Hearing Protection - Standard Size, Poppy Red • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Pro For Sho 34dB Shooting Ear Protection - Special Designed Ear Muffs Lighter Weight & Maximum Hearing Protection - Standard Size, Teal • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
DNA Stress Ball by YoYa Toys- 3 Pack- Squeezing Stress Relief Ball- For Kids & Adults- Stress Squishy Toys For Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits & More- Risk-Free Sensory Rubber Ball • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Hibery 5 Pack Monkey Stringy Balls, Soft Active Fun Toy, Sensory Fidgets Toys, Stress Balls with Rainbow Pom Ball, Colorful Bouncy Ball / Stress / Sensory Toy • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hedstrom Sensory Shapes, 12-Piece • Amazon Business $9.91 1 $9.91

Materials cost

$404.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.74

Total project goal

$518.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.29

4 Donors

-$259.14

Donations toward project cost

-$220.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.87

match offer

-$259.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$220.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.87

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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