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Mrs. Shikuma from Hilo HI is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for All Learners

Help me give my students a variety of books for sensory and leisure reading.

  • $161 goal

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My Students

I currently teach a fully self-contained special education class in a Title I elementary school in Hilo, Hawaii. I have a range of students from kindergarten to fifth grade with all different sorts of disabilities, ranging from genetic disorders, autism, cerebral palsy, and intellectually disabled.

In my fully self-contained and medically fragile classroom, I want the students to be able to have a variety of reading materials that fulfill their sensory and academic needs.

We try to focus on life skills, healthy life styles and a positive learning environment.

My Project

For my most recent project, I am requesting to get a variety of books for my students. I have a range of grade levels and a range of all sorts of learners and I would like to expand my classroom library.

Having a variety of books, especially sensory books will help captivate my autistic students.

The books that I am requesting are some of my favorite books growing up and I am hoping they will become my student's favorites also. Reading daily is a very important part of our day. We like to do story boards and art projects based on the books we read.

Mrs. Shikuma
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ABC & 123 Learning Songs: Interactive Children's Sound Book (11 Button Sound) (Early Bird Song) • Amazon Business $14.17 1 $14.17
See, Touch, Feel: A First Sensory Book • Amazon Business $11.11 1 $11.11
Pete the Cat Take-Along Storybook Set: 5-Book 8x8 Set • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
The Berenstain Bears Take-Along Storybook Set: Dinosaur Dig, Go Green, When I Grow Up, Under the Sea, The Tooth Fairy • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Board Book How to Charm a Llama • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Touch and Feel Never Touch a Monster • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Never Touch a Shark • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
Little Critter: Bedtime Storybook Boxed Set: 5 Favorite Critter Tales! • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73
It's Nice to be a Narwhal • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Never Touch a Porcupine • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
Never Touch a Dragon • Amazon Business $5.74 1 $5.74
Never Touch the Dinosaurs • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Never Touch a Spider • Amazon Business $5.16 1 $5.16

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