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Mrs. Knoeppel from Crystal Lake IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Abilities Outweight Disabilities With Spedtacular Students!

Help me give my students the tools they need to help them be successful throughout their day! Some of these items are basic everyday supplies that my students families can't afford to purchase on their own!

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our learning resource classroom is a place where students (Kindergarten - 5th grade) with intellectual learning and social/emotional disabilities receive individualized support. Our school is a Title 1 school (at least 40% of the student demographic come from low-income families) where many of our students deal with adverse childhood experiences on a daily basis.

Students receiving support in our classroom have a variety of disabilities that make learning very difficult.

The students in our classroom range from kindergartners up to fifth graders. We need your help to make these tools available to our students who need them!

My Project

Our Learning Resource students are hoping to receive materials to motivate and reward them as they complete their work or when a break is needed. These items will help our students function in the school setting both in their general education classes, as well as in our learning resource classroom.

Play is still important as children get older!

The games on our list will help us keep our brain active as we develop appropriate social play skills. Working with friends also promotes social skills, creativity, problem-solving, and motor development. Classroom essentials, like pens, paper, and markers are also very important!

Mrs. Knoeppel
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP182 - Light-Up Countdown Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
GS540X - Vocabulary & Grammar Bingo Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Crazy Aaron's 11 Pack Putty Mini Tin Assortment. • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95
AA791 - Grammar & Writing Folder Game Library - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Ticonderoga Pencils, HB #2 Premium Wood Latex-Free Eraser, 2 Packs of 96 Pencils Plus 24 Free Pencils (216 Pencils Total) • Amazon Business $34.79 1 $34.79
Staples Nonstick Top-Loading Sheet Protectors, Heavy-Weight, Clear, 3.3 mil, 8 1/2" x 11", 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $16.99 2 $33.98
Safco Products Onyx Mesh 2 Tray/6 Sorter Desktop Organizer 3255BL, Black Powder Coat Finish, Durable Steel Mesh Construction, Space-saving Functionality • Amazon Business $29.49 1 $29.49
Jalousie 24 PCs Sensory Toy Fidget Stress Relief Toy for Adults and Kids - Conform to ASTM Toy Standard Value Bundle - Include Squeeze Balls Stretchy Strings Squishy Toy Puzzle Rubber Stringy Ball • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Staples 8.9" x 11.8" Dry-Erase Learning Board (44951) • Staples Advantage $1.99 10 $19.90
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 2 $19.78
Staples Light Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener (34462) • Staples Advantage $18.49 1 $18.49
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Limited Edition Candy Pop Pack, 24 Count • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
EDsportshouse Sensory Toys Bundle-Stress Relief Fidget Hand Toys for Kids and Adults,Sensory Fidget and Squeeze Widget for Relaxing Therapy-Perfect for ADHD Anxiety Autism • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
TANGLE Set of 3 Jr. Original Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Paper Mate 70520 Pink Pearl Eraser, Medium, 24/Box • Amazon Business $9.45 1 $9.45
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $8.23 1 $8.23
Expo Low Odor Fine Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 8/pk (86601) • Staples Advantage $5.93 1 $5.93
FF358 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 2 $4.58

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