You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Tanseco from Marina CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Alternative School Materials for Unique Learners

Help me give my students alternative materials and furniture, differentiated and hands-on learning activities that will greatly impact positive learning experience.

  • $828 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary school has a very rich inclusive environment. We feel that we are always welcome and we truly belong in our school. During school activities, I enjoy seeing my students being respected and accepted by general education teachers, school staff and students. I teach students with mild to moderate disabilities in a specialized program. Most of them students have Autism and Speech and Learning Impairments. I have 9, K and 1st grade, students with wide variety of learning needs. They have different learning styles, strengths, likes and dislikes. We are currently working really hard on our fine motor, academic, sensory and social skills to be able to be ready for our inclusion and mainstream opportunities after our winter break.

Although my students struggle with the use of traditional classroom materials, they still work hard to learn, and focus during core academics and have fun at every activity that we do in our classroom.

My unique students would soar high if they have opportunities to use more non-traditional classroom materials, differentiated classroom and hands-on learning experiences. Given the opportunity to supply our classroom with alternative materials will greatly impact their ability to focus, increase independence and provide positive learning experience.

My Project

My unique students would soar high given the opportunity to use classroom alternative materials, non-traditional classroom materials like magnetic letters, alternative chair like wobble chair and hands-on learning experiences like the wooden puzzles.

The donations to this project will help provide positive learning experience for all my students.

Magnetic Letters will be used for spelling and building sentences. Wobble chairs are great alternative seating for my students who

needs release energy while simultaneously working. Wooden puzzles are important for their Cognitive Skills; Problem Solving; Fine Motor Development; Hand and Eye Coordination and Self Esteem.

Alternative classroom materials will greatly impact their ability to focus, increase independence and provide positive learning effect to maximize their potential in spite of their special needs.

Mrs. Tanseco
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Tanseco is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR124GR - Wobble Chair - Green - 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 4 $279.96
PP190 - Lakeshore Preschool Puzzle Library with Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 2 $89.98
GR212 - Writing Claws - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP195 - Farm Animals Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP197 - Sea Life Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$608.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$55.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$703.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.19

Total project goal

$827.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$827.95

2 Donors

-$827.95

Donations toward project cost

-$703.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$124.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Marina","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4661788],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3725480,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/alternative-school-materials-for-unique/3725480/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":9,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Tanseco","authorIds":{"4661788":{"owner":"Mrs. Tanseco","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3725480],"proposalHash":"-1338523191","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp4661788_orig.jpg?crop=480,480,x0,y104&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1565306832090","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20981000,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDY2MTc4OA==","NTU3NjI2Nw=="],"teacherId":4661788,"schoolCounty":"Monterey","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}