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Ms. Stephanie from Brooklyn NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Adaptive Materials for a+ Learners!

Help me give my students the materials such as lap blankets and Monkey Stringy Balls they need to support their sensory and learning needs. You will also be giving us the materials such as whiteboard erasers, sticky coins, cardstock, and laminating pouches needed to make math and literacy centers to support learning.

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My Students

I teach in an kindergarten ICT (Integrated Co-Teaching) classroom in Brooklyn, NY. My classroom provides an inclusive learning environment for students with and without disabilities. We are lucky to have a diverse, immigrant population at our school. We are a Title I school with about 1,000 students. Although my students face struggles both at school and at home, they are always happy to be at school and excited to learn.

My biggest goal, is to create a classroom environment that makes them feel safe and loved while also keeping their excitement for learning alive.

This is especially important with younger children who are figuring out where they fit in the school community and are all becoming readers, writers, mathematicians, and scientists for the first time. In addition to academics, the kindergarten students in my class are also learning how to be good friends and good members of their community.

My Project

My students have different sensory needs and we need your help to give them the tools to make their learning experience the best it can be! We will use the weighted lap pads, balance stability discs, and fidget tools to give the sensory input we need to be more engaged and comfortable during lessons. We will use the laminating pouches, velcro dots, and cardstock to make math and literacy center games, as well as token charts and other behavior management tools. The erasers will be used for large and small group lessons, as well as centers.

By implementing multisensory tools in my classroom, my students' will increase their engagement and independence in the classroom, which will help them in the journey to becoming life long learners!

Ms. Stephanie
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Weighted Lap Pad Weighted Lap Blanket - Calming Portable Sensory Support for Autism Anxiety Stress ADHD & Fidgets - Choose from Multiple Sizes & Prints (5 lbs, Dinos) • Amazon Business $44.99 4 $179.96
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 8 $83.60
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Blue • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Helect H1037 Fidget Cube Toy Relieves Stress and Anxiety • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm, Planetary Purple, 250 Sheets (22871) • Amazon Business $17.35 1 $17.35
DONGSHEN • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
TecUnite 30 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers Wiper for Classroom Office (Yellow, 2 x 2 inch) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Neenah Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets (91437) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hibery 5 Pack Monkey Stringy Balls, Soft Active Fun Toy, Sensory Fidgets Toys Rainbow Pom Colorful Bouncy Stress Toy • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
1000pcs adhesive (500 Pair Sets) 0.59in Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Spiky Sensory Ring/Bracelet Fidget Toy (Pack of 3) - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free - Fidget Toys/Sensory Toys • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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