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Mrs. Nicely from Fort Worth TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Bright Sensory Learning

Help me give my students who have severe physical and cognitive disabilities a light table to help fulfill sensory needs, benefit their fine motor skills, calm and help soothe anxiousness and or anger, and ultimately become more verbal!

  • $673 goal

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My Students

I teach a fantastic group of students with severe physical and cognitive disabilities. My students love coming to school and learning. This is more than a classroom of students and a teacher, but a very happy family!

The students in my classroom have a wide range of disabilities.

We have many nonverbal students, some with feeding tubes and four students with toileting/diapering needs. We have students in wheelchairs and wearing head protection. I have several students with autism, who are wired to receive and utilize sensory inputs. Most of my students’ senses are their most familiar way to explore, process, and understand new information.

I am beyond blessed to have the opportunity to work at our school and serve this fantastic group of students!

My Project

My students who have severe physical and cognitive disabilities need a light table to help fulfill sensory needs. This innovative light table can display four vibrant colors! It features a big illuminated surface with plenty of room for building and exploring…and comes with a remote control that allows you to change, dim or flash the colors—at the touch of a button! This table would benefit their fine motor skills, calm and help soothe anxiousness and or anger, and ultimately, I believe with this light table, it would assist my students in becoming more verbal. This light table is an engaging hands-on center that will help my students increase their on-task independent behavior during workstations. All my students will utilize these manipulatives!

Mrs. Nicely
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL526 - Space-Saver Color-Changing Light Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
LL509X - Light Table Sensory Play Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LL807 - Light Table Simple Words Tracing Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$533.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$571.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.94

Total project goal

$672.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$672.93

4 Donors

-$672.93

Donations toward project cost

-$571.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.94

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$0.00

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