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Mrs. Smith from Kearns UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Deserving Students with Special Needs

Help me give my students items to use while I am teaching small groups. These games, building toys, and drawing books will keep them busy as they wait to be seen one on one with the teacher.

  • $316 goal

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My Students

I teach a 7th grade special education learning disabled unit in Kearns, Utah. My students deal with autism, intellectual, and behavior challenges.

My students are funny, brave, and a they need more than I can afford to give them.

I strive to help my students learn emotion regulation and their ABC's and 123's! My students need a lot of hand on activities and ways to cope with the wiggles. Our school has a 60% free and reduced lunch rate and breakfast is also served. ALL children matter and deserve success. My students matter so much to me and they really are special!

My Project

While waiting to see the teacher in a small group setting or one on one, my students need to be actively engaged in activities they can do without help. Drawing books and building blocks can help me to fulfill this need.

As a result, I am then able to see more students per class and address more individual learning needs.

It would also be so helpful to have reward items (treats and prizes) to use when my students complete their learning and behavior goals. In addition, I am working hard to address issues of kindness, acceptance, and tolerance in my classroom. Colorful posters can help me reinforce these concepts

Mrs. Smith
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unifix Cubes, Ten Assorted Colors, Set of 500 • Amazon Business $44.27 1 $44.27
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book Of Animals (Turtleback Binding Edition) (Ed Emberley Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book: Make A World (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Ed Emberley Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Weirdos (Ed Emberley Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $17.80 1 $17.80
Upholstery Visco Memory Foam Square Sheet- 3.5 lb High Density 2"x10"x10"- Luxury Quality for Sofa, Chair Cushions, Pillows, Doctor Recommended for Backache & Bed Sores by Dream Solutions USA • Amazon Business $15.67 1 $15.67
Mike and Ike Chewy Assorted Fruit Flavored Candies, 54 Ounce • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ZSCM 100 Unique Colors Gel Pens Set With Case for Adult Coloring Books Drawing Art Markers (100 Colors) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Wonka Chewy Spree Candy 2lbs • Amazon Business $12.72 1 $12.72
Connect 4 Strategy Board Game for Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
48 Count Llama Mini Notepads 6 Assorted Designs Notebook Kids Spiral Note Journal Small Set Party Toys Bulk Llama Pocket Favor Pads Memo Cover Design Llama Office Paper Party Suppplies - Gift Boutique • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Enthur Stretchy String Fidget Sensory Toys Build Resistance Squeeze Pull - Good for Kids with ADD, ADHD or Autism, and Adults to Strengthen Arms 12 Pack (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Sproutbrite Classroom Banner Decorations - Motivational & Inspirational Growth Mindset for Teachers and Students • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Think Before You Speak - Classroom Motivational Poster by PosterEnvy • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mattel Games: The Official Uno Tin [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Smarties Double Lollies, 9oz Bag • Amazon Business $6.14 1 $6.14
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Faces (REPACKAGED) (Ed Emberley Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14

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