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Ms. Mazerov from Las Vegas NV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Hands, Busy Minds

Help me give my students a bag of tricks including Mega Bloks and fidgets to keep their hands and minds busy.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a teacher in a school for students with severe to profound mental challenges. I see that my students are faced with many obstacles both in and outside of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide them with creative and meaningful learning experiences that are age appropriate. My students are creative, clever, and very spontaneous. They like to move and love lots of positive attention.

There are things that may prevent my students from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical." From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me.

By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hoping to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

Many of my students with severe mental disabilities also have autism. They require hand over hand assistance. When I am working with another student, I need to be able to keep the other children's hands busy. With a variety of items to choose from, I can find something to appeal to everyone.

When my students have to wait their turn, they need something to keep them engaged.

The items in my project will do just that. They will have a choice of blocks and fidget type toys that will keep their hands and minds active and will help calm their behaviors. By donating to my project, you will be helping students with severe to profound disabilities become classroom ready.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HypnoGizmo Desktop Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $24.82 3 $74.46
Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building Bag, Classic • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
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

Materials cost

$101.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.85

Total project goal

$165.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.68

1 Donor

-$83.00

Donations toward project cost

-$70.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.45

match offer

-$82.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.40

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$0.00

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