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Ms. Harlan from Chicago IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Sensory Room

Help me give my students body sox, classroom mood filters, hand balls, play sand and sensory toys.

  • $450 goal

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My Students

Our students have significant special needs. Some of them are verbal and can move by themselves and some of them do not speak and use wheel chairs to move.

They each have wonderful personalities and we want to support them as best we can.

All of our students require being taught in specialized educational settings. They are taught in self-contained classrooms with like peers.

Our students benefit from a separate place where they can relax away from their educational setting. They would really benefit from a better developed space.

My Project

Each day our students visit our sensory room. It is a place for them to decompress away from the classroom.

We want to create a space where our students can go to relax.

Some of our students move on their own and others are in wheelchairs. The multi-sensory rainbow and plush cat fidget toy would be great for the students in wheelchairs. The Body Sox and CoolSand kit would be great for the students that can move on their own.

We also want the room to have an overall calming mood. We are painting the walls and would really appreciate the light filters.

Ms. Harlan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ACCESSORY MULTI SENSORY RAINBOW • School Specialty $123.04 1 $123.04
TwiddleCat Therapy Aid, Sensory Therapy - Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Autism Therapy Product - Anxiety Relief Fidget Toy - Plush Cat - Chocolate Brown • Amazon Business $50.00 1 $50.00
BODY SOX MEDIUM AGES 6-8 YRS • School Specialty $34.07 1 $34.07
FILTERS CLASSROOM MOOD TRANQUIL BLUE - SET OF 4 • School Specialty $30.31 1 $30.31
KIT HAND BALLS - SET OF 4 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
CoolSand Deluxe Kit - Mini City Edition - Set Includes: 2 Pounds Moldable Indoor Play Sand, Shaping Molds, Slicing Tool, & Plastic Sandbox - Featuring Sensory Kinetic Action • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Hoberman Mini Sphere ï Neon • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
CuberSpeed Rainbow Ball Magic cube Fidget toy puzzle Magic Rainbow ball puzzle Fun fidget • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Big Mo's Toys Liquid Motion Bubble Timer - Rectangular Sensory Relaxation Water Toy - Assorted Colors, 1 Piece • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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