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Ms. Brown from Arden NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Encourage Engagement Through Sensory Materials

Help me give my students Classic Card Games, Design and Drill Activity, sensory/fidget toys, and a TPT Gift Card to create engaging activities.

  • 1 donor
  • $582 still needed
  • 1 donor
  • $582 still needed

My Project

I would like to focus on sensory needs and encourage communication through engaging activities.

Through games my students can work on their Core Vocabulary i.e., request their turn, I want, more, finished.

They use communication devices and require speech therapy. Students will not only learn communication skills through the board and card games they also will learn turn-taking and mindfulness.

My class works on independent work tasks. With materials, I will be able to make these and follow the TEACCH work system. We will use the bins to store their work that needs to be completed independently. Paints so they can paint use sorting games, and follow a design with the Design and Drill game. I also will be able to buy tasks using the TPT gift card.

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

This project will reach 7 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
$100 Gift Card for Educational Resources on Teachers Pay Teachers • Teachers Pay Teachers $100.00 2 $200.00
Akro-Mils 10164, 64 Drawer Plastic Parts Storage Hardware and Craft Cabinet, 20-Inch W x 6-Inch D x 16-Inch H, Black • Amazon Business $64.16 1 $64.16
12 Pieces Plastic Cubby Bins Office Kids Storage Container Kids Toy Storage Organizer Bins with 1 Pack Self Adhesive Label for Classroom (Mixed Colors,11.6 x 7.7 x 4.9 Inch) • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
Educational Insights Design & Drill Activity Center • Amazon Business $34.49 1 $34.49
3 Ring Binders, Durable 1” Round Ring, Holds 8.5*11inch Papers, with 2 Pockets ,6 Colors Binder Assorted Pack • Amazon Business $26.59 1 $26.59
Melissa & Doug Sort and Snap Color Match - Sorting and Patterns Educational Toy • Amazon Business $23.19 1 $23.19
The Pencil Grip Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint Pens, Assorted Vibrant Colors, Classic, Metallic & Neon Colors, Super Quick Drying, 24 Count - TPG-604 • Amazon Business $18.81 1 $18.81
2pcs Breathing Ball Magic Expandable Ball,Colorful Hand Catch Expansion Ball for Kids Adult,Expanding Ball Toy Sphere Ball,Stress Relief Anti Anxiety Toy • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Shark Bite -- Roll the Die and Fish for Colorful Sea Creatures Before the Shark Bites Game! by Pressman Blue Sky, 5" • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Regal Games - Kids Classic Card Games - Includes Old Maid, Go Fish, Slapjack, Crazy 8's, War, and Silly Monster Memory Match- for Family Game Nights, Parties - Set of 6 Games • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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