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Ms. Lewis from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Social Language Through Cooperative Play!

My students need cooperative play games like Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game, stretch and squeeze sensory balls, books, and speedy snow to increase social language, turn taking, and problem solving.

  • $265 goal

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My Students

My students receive special education services for speech and language needs. My caseload addresses the communication needs for special education K3-5th grade students. My students work hard to increase their speech, language, fluency, and social skills to communicate more effectively in the classroom with their friends and teachers.

My students have disabilities including, autism, significant developmental delay, intellectual disability, and other health impairments.

The majority of my students are in early childhood full inclusion classrooms (K3-K5). My students love to grow their communication skills through fun games, engaging toys, cooking, and crafts!

My Project

My students need fun cooperative play games and books to target communication skills like identifying emotions and social problem solving in an engaging context. These supplies will help my students develop social, receptive, and expressive language skills.

Providing my students with cooperative play games, books, and sensory snow means giving them the opportunity to have meaningful interactions with peers while practicing turn taking, social problem solving, and social language.

These supplies will expand my therapy to include engaging sensory friendly elements like speedy snow and stress balls. My students will love this opportunity to engage in cooperative play and develop social skills with classmates. This is a wonderful chance for my students to increase their communication skills while having fun!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DS484 - Speedy Snow - 1-Lb. Bucket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Peaceable Kingdom Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game Award Winning Emotional Development Cooperative Game for Kids • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
I Know A Wee Piggy • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by YoYa Toys - 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Dragons Love Tacos • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
HH759 - Fine Motor Scissor Scoops - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
Duck on a Bike • AKJ Education $11.34 1 $11.34
Go Away, Big Green Monster! • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Monster Needs One More • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Glad Monster, Sad Monster A Book About Feelings • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Wind Blew • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Little Blue Truck board book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Gruffalo • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
In the Tall, Tall Grass • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Are You a Ladybug? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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