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  • $167 goal

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Ms. Russell.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Elementary Autism

Help me give my students materials to help with their vast sensory needs.

My Students

Despite so many hardships, my students come in each day eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

I teach special education students, grades kindergarten through third.

Our school is in an inner city in Arizona. All students in our school receive free breakfast, snack, and lunch. Our students are very sweet and polite. Many of them come from troubled backgrounds, and many students move frequently.

My Project

Many of the students in my classroom have autism. This makes school and learning much harder for them because they are usually overstimulated very easily. My students would love to have a ball pit in the corner of our classroom that they can go into and relax if they are feeling overwhelmed. The ball pit stimulates students tactically and visually.

Many of my students love animals.

I would put these animals in a bin with rice, beans, or something else that would allow them to dig their hands around in and search for the animals. The magnetic numbers could be used in the same way. Many of my students benefit from the use of fidgets. The fidgets help students to sit in a seat while playing with these toys with their hands.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Click N' Play Pack of 200 2.5 Inches Phthalate Free PBA Free Crush Proof Plastic Ball Pit Balls - 5 Bright Colors in Reusable and Durable Storage Mesh Bag with Zipper • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Liberty Imports Pop Up Play Tent Ball Pit Playhut - Indoor Outdoor Rainbow Playpen for Kids • Amazon Business $21.76 1 $21.76
Fat Brain Toys Dimpl • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Halilit HL200 Mini Rainmaker, 8 Inch • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
BAIVYLE 53PCS Safari Jungle Animals Figures Toddler Toys Set, Plastic Animal Party Favors Learning Forest Farm Animals Toys Playset,Realistic Wild Vinyl Animal Toys for Kids Toddler Child • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
SpriteGru 102pcs Magnetic Numbers for Basic Math Mathematics Education • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$102.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.98

Total project goal

$166.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.52

2 Donors

-$77.37

Donations toward project cost

-$70.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.60

match offer

-$83.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The DonorsChoose.org Community and 2 other donors.

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