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Ms. Casado from Dorchester MA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creature Comforts Help Create the Ultimate Learning Experience!

Help me give my students the ultimate learning environment by providing them with sensory items and audio equipment to enhance their classroom experience!

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My diverse class of 5 and 6 year old kindergarten students arrives each morning eager to learn and share with each other. They will spend this school year with me exploring new ideas and making discoveries.

We are a Title One elementary Boston public school catering to children in the Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan neighborhoods.

There are currently 22 children in my kindergarten classroom who love to play, draw, write, count, observe, and learn together! Our students may not rely on many resources from their homes, but they have much to bring to our class!

My Project

Materials such as the weighted tactile beanbags or the weighted pocket scarfs will help students in my classroom who are struggling with sensory issues. These students are noticeably more engaged in classroom activities and less disruptive when they have a choice of classroom items that will provide deep pressure stimulation that has a calming effect.

Students will use these items around their necks or on their laps to apply gentle pressure that will help decrease stereotypical behaviors.

The portable CD player with earbuds will help struggling writers in the classroom with noise reduction and improve focus by offering them the tools they need to boost confidence.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GPX PC101B Portable CD Player w/earbuds • AKJ Education $25.50 2 $51.00
Weighted Pocket Scarf • AKJ Education $26.99 1 $26.99
Weighted Pocket Scarf • AKJ Education $26.99 1 $26.99
Weighted Tactile Beanbags-Set of 5 • AKJ Education $20.69 1 $20.69

Materials cost

$125.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.80

Total project goal

$185.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.36

2 Donors

-$180.95

Donations toward project cost

-$157.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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