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Mrs. Tobon from Baldwin NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

All-Inclusive Classroom Materials

Help me give my students with diverse needs, the opportunity to access sensory materials. The sensory materials will hopefully help decrease their frustration, increase their language, and increase their ability to stay on task.

  • $713 goal

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My Students

I am lucky to work with a wonderful group of learners in my self-contained life skills class. My class consists of eight students with a wide range of abilities (8:1:1).

Our classroom is a community of learners that embrace one another.

Overall, my students are functioning on a pre-kindergarten to second-grade level academically, socially, and emotionally. My students are hard workers and are working towards reaching their goals with a giant smile on their faces. I am so lucky to work with my amazing students.

My Project

In a life skills classroom of students with severe disabilities, it is essential to have a wide range of materials to help my students have a successful school day and learning experience. For instance, having access to a sensory chair or using a foot peddler, as a reinforcer, can help my students work for new reinforcing items.

When it comes to learning for any child, one size does not fit all.

It is extremely helpful for my students to have access to sensory materials. A lot of children in my classroom seek sensory input or learn by using their senses. These materials will greatly help my students focus on their school work. The aroma diffuser will help my student that is blind, gain a different experience of knowing the holidays are coming up by smelling different scents. He uses his senses other than sight to learn about things.

I create a majority of the materials needed to teach my students their IEP goals. I teach a self-contained classroom consisting of eight students, two 1:1 aides, one classroom aide, and one teacher. I use a lot of velcro and laminating paper to create materials that will last them all year. As a special education teacher, it is a privilege to work with amazing students and parents. Every child deserves the chance to learn. I look forward to continuing to work with the wonderful children and their families.

Any donation amount is greatly appreciated.

Mrs. Tobon
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 8 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wiggle Seat - Inflatable Sensory Chair Cushion for Kids - Certified Ages 6+ - Purple • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
HearTek Earmuffs Hearing Protection with Travel Bag - Noise Canceling Ear Hearing Protection Defenders for Kids, Adults, Women, Children - Adjustable Protector Reduction Ear Muffs for Shooting - Green • Amazon Business $14.98 3 $44.94
Mini Exercise Bike Pedal Exerciser Portable Cycle Arm and Leg Exerciser with LCD Display • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Ultimate Aromatherapy Diffuser & Essential Oil Set - Ultrasonic Diffuser & Top 10 Essential Oils - 300ml Diffuser with 4 Timer & 7 Ambient Light Settings - Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils - Lavender • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $34.97 1 $34.97
Sticky Back Coins Hook and Loop 1100 Pieces 20mm/0.78" Diameter Self Adhesive Dots Tapes (550 Pair Sets White) Extra+100 Pieces • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $25.77 1 $25.77
30 Pockets Storage Pocket Chart with Nametag, Opret Wall Organizer Center Pocket Chart for Folder with Dry-Erase Cards & 5 Hangers for Classroom, Office, School and Home (Black) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, 2 edition • Amazon Business $24.71 1 $24.71
Life Skills Activities for Special Children • Amazon Business $24.01 1 $24.01
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 100-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Posh Beanbags AMZ-EPS-100L Bean Bag Refill, Single Pack, Virgin New White • Amazon Business $22.22 1 $22.22
MONILON Water Beads, 24 Pcs Ocean Sea Animals Tactile Sensory Play Kids Toys for Boys Girls, Water Gel Soft Beads Growing Jelly Balls for Spa Refill, Pool & Decor-Inflatable Water Mat Include • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
FITDECK Kids Exercise Playing Cards for Guided Workouts, Superman • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Handcraft Lavender Essential Oil - 100 Percent Pure and Natural - Premium Therapeutic Grade with Premium Glass Dropper - Huge 4 oz • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Coogam Toddler Fine Motor Skill Toy, Clamp Bee to Hive Matching Game, Montessori Wooden Color Sorting Puzzle, Early Learning Preschool Educational Gift Toy for 2 3 4 Years Old Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bundle Sensory Fidget Toys Set-Liquid Motion Timer/Grape Ball/Soft Egg Slime/Flippy Chain/Stretchy String/Ultralight clay/Mesh & Marble Toy/Soybeans Squeeze/Mochi Squishy,Stretch Toys Children/Adult • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Amberetech Wooden Toys Hundred Board Montessori 1-100 Consecutive Numbers Wooden Educational Game for Kids with Storage Bag,Size 8.268.26inches • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 6 Rolls with Dispenser, Clear, 1.88 inches x 800 inches, 1.5 inch Core, Great for Packing, Shipping & Moving (142-6) • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
DK Braille: Counting • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Mini Hot Glue Gun Sticks (Huge Bulk Pack of 80) 4" and 0.27 Diameter - Compatible with Most Glue Guns (80 PCS) • Amazon Business $5.95 2 $11.90
Color & Shapes Matching Egg Toy - Shape Sorting & Color Recognition Learning Toy for Toddlers - Preschool Game - Montessori Education - Easter Eggs • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Creative Teaching Press Popping Patterns, Seasonal Months of The Year (6913) • Amazon Business $11.32 1 $11.32
UNO Braille • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Goliath Zip-It to Rip-It Zoom Ball (2 Player) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
TREND enterprises, Inc. Positive Words Stinky Stickers Variety Pack, 300 ct • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64

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