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Mrs. Knecht from Ashford CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color Ink and Tools to Shake Us Up!

My students need HP Ink (both color and Black ink) to print our masterpieces in color, bandanas and protective bibs, and new vibrating and musical toys to help them with their sensory needs.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach Special Education in a small rural school consisting of grades PreK through 8. My students have multiple disabilities, including visual disorders, cerebral palsy, orthopedic impairments, behavioral challenges, autism, intellectual disorders, and speech and language disorders. We do many different projects and often focus on life skills to help them gain their independence.

This year I have a group of fun, hard-working boys and girls in grades ranging from 2 through 8 in my special needs classroom.

They love to learn and we use many different approaches to help them succeed.

My students come from different economic backgrounds. Some have traveled, while others have not been outside our small rural town. They often need some special tools to help them learn. Much of what I do in my room is to teach special needs students life skills that will they need to master so that they can interact successfully with others and live as independently. I strive to empower them so that they can spend as much time as possible with their peers.

My Project

My students need unique tools to help them grow and learn. We need some new HP Printer Ink for our classroom printer so that we can keep creating colorful masterpieces and use colors to stimulate our senses!

Students with sensory needs require nontraditional classroom tools such as bandanas, musical toys, vibrating teethers, and teeth massagers!

A protective yet stylish bib can make a functional item help students blend in more with their peers. Everyone wants to feel a part of the group and we strive to support our students.

Tools we create for students using our HP Color Ink include behavior token boards, visual schedules, as well as worksheets to assist them using color prompts. We are so thankful to have this resource handy!

Mrs. Knecht
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 950XL Black High Yield Original Ink Cartridge (CN045AN) and HP 951XL Cyan High Yield Original Ink Cartridge (CN046AN) Bundle • Amazon Business $74.96 1 $74.96
HP 951XL Ink Cartridge, Magenta High Yield (CN047AN) for HP Officejet Pro 251, 276, 8100, 8600, 8610, 8620, 8625, 8630 • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
HP 951XL Ink Cartridge, Yellow High Yield (CN048AN) for HP Officejet Pro 251, 276, 8100, 8600, 8610, 8620, 8625, 8630 • Amazon Business $32.89 1 $32.89
Classy Pal | Adult Bib for Men with Embroidered Design. Waterproof, Reusable & Washable (Blue Tie) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
12pcs Bandanas 22 X 22 Inch 100% Cotton Novelty Double Sided Print Paisley Cowboy Bandana Party Favor Scarf Headband Handkerchiefs • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
The First Years Massaging Action Teether • Amazon Business $8.46 1 $8.46
Baby Banana Infant Training Toothbrush and Teether, Yellow • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61

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