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  • 3 donors
  • $452 still needed
  • $1,151 goal
Ms. Jordan
Never Before Funded Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
Never Before Funded
  • 3 donors
  • $452 still needed
Distance learning
These materials will help students continue learning through school closures and other scheduling uncertainties related to coronavirus. Items will be delivered to the location chosen by the teacher.

Breaking Down the Distance Divide

Help me give my students books, art supplies, and pretend play materials in order to access the curriculum in their home.

My Students

My class is a county special education program, serving students with moderate to severe disabilities, that is housed on a district campus. I currently teach 12 students, with more students scheduled to come this school year! My goal as a special education teacher in a low-income area is to improve social skills, communication, self-regulation skills for behavior, attention to instruction, and to encourage student independence.

During the COVID-19 school closures, my students with moderate-severe disabilities are currently out of the classroom and need materials and sensory supports connect with their teachers and curriculum to participate in remote learning.

My Project

Our classroom is located in a rural area with most students coming from low-income households.

During the COVID-19 school closures, my students with moderate-severe disabilities struggle with equity and access to distance learning.

In addition, the manipulatives, sensory supports, and project-based learning will support remote learning during summer school. Furthermore, the materials included in this project will help support and enhance lesson plans throughout the extended school year. These materials will bring hands-on learning directly to our student's homes, providing opportunities for them to learn through play and lessons aligned to the curriculum and California Preschool Learning Foundations. Additionally, the sensory supports included will bring supports provided in the classroom to their homes. Promoting opportunities to extend attention to learning and self-regulation.

I chose specific materials that will help support our students and provide the lessons in their homes, through hands-on materials and sensory supports. My students are 3-5-year-olds, making hands-on materials the most effective form of teaching. By providing them with these materials I will be able to support the lessons through distance learning.

Access to sensory supports and materials has proven crucial to academic progress and socialization for my students, and your support of this project will make all the difference!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Playfoam Shape & Learn Alphabet Set | Non-Toxic, Never Dries Out | Preschoolers Practice Letter Recognition & Formation| Perfect for Ages 3 and up • Amazon Business $10.12 12 $121.44
Fun House Kids Foam Soap 8 Pack Assorted Flavor Foam Soap, 8.2 oz each • Amazon Business $24.87 3 $74.61
Let's Have a Picnic! (Fluorescent Pop!) • Amazon Business $5.99 12 $71.88
Daisy Crafts Small Wood 3'' Basket Easter Wedding Favor - Set of 8 • Amazon Business $23.50 3 $70.50
Weighted Compression Vest for Children (Ages 2 to 4) by Harkla - Helps with Autism, ADHD, Mood, Sensory Overload - Weighted Vest for Kids with Sensory Issues • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
The Pout-Pout Fish • Amazon Business $5.00 12 $60.00
Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book • Amazon Business $5.00 12 $60.00
Cosmo Beads Brand Water Beads for Kids Special Needs Sensory Toy Play-13600 Beads Makes 6 Gallons • Amazon Business $10.99 4 $43.96
ReachTherapy Solutions))) Weighted Lap Pad for Kids | Portable Lap Blanket for School | 3 lbs - Neon Dinos II | Click to See More Colors & Sizes • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Big Mo's Toys Liquid Motion Spiral Timer Toy for Sensory Play - Relaxing Bubble Motion Autism ADHD Fidget Toy, Calming Toy, Sensory Visual Relaxation Desk Toy, Assorted Colors, One Piece • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Special Supplies Mini Loop Scissors for Children and Teens and 5.5" Inches (6-Pack) Colorful Looped, Adaptive Design, Right and Lefty Support, Small, Easy-Open Squeeze Handles, for Special Needs • Amazon Business $12.95 3 $38.85
Learning Resources Handy Scoopers, Fine Motor Toy, Assorted Colors, Set of 4, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $8.47 3 $25.41
Wikki Stix Party Favor Pak • Amazon Business $12.51 2 $25.02
Animals Figure,54 Piece Mini Jungle Animals Toys Set,ValeforToy Realistic Wild Vinyl Plastic Animal Learning Party Favors Toys For Boys Girls Kids Toddlers Forest Small Animals Playset Cupcake Topper • Amazon Business $11.45 2 $22.90
Toru Window Glass Color Crayon Marker Washable Paper Aqua Non-Toxic 12 Colors • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Learning Resources Jumbo Tweezers, Sorting & Counting, Homeschool, Toddler Fine Motor Skill Development, Set of 13 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Homder 12 Pack Colorful Sensory Fidget Stretch Toys Helps Reduce Fidgeting Due to Stress and Anxiety for ADD, ADHD, Autism(6 Colors) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
49pcs Blue Cartoon Underwater World Stickers Phone Laptop Water Bottle Motorcycle Bicycle Luggage Guitar Bike Skateboard Refrigerator Sticker Decal For Girl And Kids (Blue sea animals) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Funcorn Toys Ocean Sea Animal, 52 Pack Assorted Mini Vinyl Plastic Animal Toy Set, Realistic Under The Sea Life Figure Bath Toy for Child Educational Party Cake Cupcake Topper,Octopus Shark Otter • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Fancy Land Realistic Zoo Animal Sticker Safari Animal Jungle 200Pcs Per Roll for Kids • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$840.36

Vendor shipping charges

$17.87

State sales tax

$76.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$977.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$172.54

Total project goal

$1,150.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,150.27

2 Donors

-$549.00

Donations toward project cost

-$466.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.35

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$451.27

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

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