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Ms. Carpino from Saint Cloud FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Break Away Toys

Help me give my students the break materials they need in order to succeed.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! Working with students with a disability is a passion of mine since I was a little girl. Teaching students through any means possible is what needs to be done and is done on a daily basis. As part of the learning environment, breaks are taken to allow the student to unwind and refocus. Table tasks are given so the student can take a brain break in order to complete their work in 5-10 minutes. Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where he or she is! They are truly an incredible and amazing group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a group of students with the curiosity to learn and the willingness to keep learning. Reaching each student through their specific needs is why I am here and through you and your generosity you will be helping to reach each student!

My Project

With these materials the students will be able to calm down and have the supporting materials they need. Students with special needs always need a calm down period or a period where they can use their hands to explore and create things. In giving these students the hands on materials they need they will be better able to express themselves and show what they are thinking. Being non verbal students are unable to show what they know and how to express it in certain situations. I am hoping these students will thrive with the materials that will be provided for them.

Ms. Carpino
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wooden Train Track 52 Piece Set - 18 Feet Of Track Expansion And 5 Distinct Pieces - 100% Compatible with All Major Brands Including Thomas Wooden Railway System - by Right Track Toys • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
Play22 Wooden Train Set 12 PCS - Train Toys Magnetic Set Includes 3 Engines - Toy Train Sets For Kids Toddler Boys And Girls - Compatible With Thomas Train Set Tracks And Major Brands - Original • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Melissa & Doug Wooden Latches Board (Developmental Toy, Sturdy Wooden Construction, Helps Develop Fine Motor Skills, 39.37 cm H x 29.21 cm W x 3.175 cm L) • Amazon Business $23.74 1 $23.74
Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Peg Puzzles, See-Inside Alphabet & Numbers, and Fish Mix & Match Colors, 3-Pack • Amazon Business $22.79 1 $22.79
Mega Bloks Let's Get Learning Building Set • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Fisher-Price Baby's First Blocks • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The First Years Stack Up Cup Toys • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$147.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$179.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.69

Total project goal

$211.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.29

2 Donors

-$179.60

Donations toward project cost

-$179.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.69

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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