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Ms. Taylor from Reston VA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enhanced Autism Elementary Classroom.

Help me give my students anything and everything donated will go to helping our students succeed.

  • $667 goal

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My Students

In our enhanced autism classroom, we have about eight students this upcoming year, ranging from second grade to fifth grade in our classroom. Our students all range from different learning levels and skills, as well as require different needs. With this, we tend to require a variety of learning material to get them on track with what they need to be most successful in our classroom.

Our students can be very talkative and very expressive while others can be quieter.

We want our students to be able to express themselves to their full potential in our classroom and hope you all can help.

Our students love a verity of things. Some of our students are very hands-on; they love to build with legos, create and draw from their imagination. Some students love animals and create their own world with their imagination. Most of our students love hands-on toys and electronics that help them create what they are envisioning and our students love to read anything and everything from comic books, Disney books, animal books and much more.

Any donations would be greatly appreciated towards our goal in helping our students reach their full potential.

My Project

We have students from grades 2nd to 5th grade in our enhanced autism classroom. These materials will go to helping each of our students succeed to the best of their ability.

We would be using these items to help our students reach their full potential in our classroom.

The books chosen on our list were books that our students enjoy to read. Some of the items on our list help with fine motor skills for some of our students that need more help in those areas. Some of the items, like the kinetic sand, are to help with reinforcements that help reward our students for completing the tasks and work given to them, and some items like the legos help our students with building and expressing themselves. Some items on the list are there to help us organize our students and the work they complete, like the use of the rolling office organizer. Lastly, there are items on the list like file folders and velcro and other items to help us create learning material for our students.

Each of our students are unique and special in their own ways and we, as teachers, want them to reach their full potential in their learning abilities. They are all at different learning levels and have different things that motivate them. We want our students to learn to their highest abilities and reach their fullest potential.

Every item and every donation goes to helping our students learn and grow. Each of our students has their own unique learning abilities and we want these tools to help our students grow into the successful adults that they can be.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Remo 5-Pack Sound Shapes • Amazon Business $73.52 1 $73.52
Roore 15 lb Adult Weighted Blanket I 48x72 I Weighted Blanket with Plush Minky Blue Removable Cover I Weighted with Premium Glass Beads I Adults from 125 to 175 lb • Amazon Business $64.95 1 $64.95
Honey-Can-Do CRT-02214 Rolling Office Organizer, 10-Drawer • Amazon Business $39.18 1 $39.18
Disney Mickey Mouse Amazing Day Woven Tapestry Throw, • Amazon Business $33.78 1 $33.78
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.45 1 $27.45
YOH Super Soft Round 4x4 Feet Area Rug for Bedroom Kids Rooms Living Room Playroom Fluffy Boys Girls Baby Kids Children Rug Home Nursery Decor Yoga Mat Popular Colors,Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Melissa & Doug 9272 Add & Subtract Abacus Toy • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Pattern Blocks and Boards Classic Toy (Developmental Toy, Wooden Shape Blocks, Double-Sided Boards, 120 Shapes & 5 Boards) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Korano Button Art Toys for Toddlers, Color Matching Mosaic Pegboard Early Learning Educational 3D Puzzles for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Learning Resources Spike The Fine Motor Hedgehog, Sensory, Fine Motor Toy, Ages 2+ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
AmazonBasics AMZ401 File Folders - Letter Size (100 Pack) – Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $14.77 1 $14.77
VELCRO Brand - Sticky Back Hook and Loop Fasteners | Perfect for Home or Office | 3/4in Coins | Pack of 200 | White • Amazon Business $14.44 1 $14.44
Remo ET-7108-00 Kids Percussion Lollipop Drum, 8" • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
PowerTRC 3D Pin Art Sculpture - Pin Impression Toy - Pin Impression Hand Mold - Great Toy for Kids (6" x 8" Red) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
PowerTRC Novelty Pin Point Impressions Pin Art (Green) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fat Brain Toys MiniSpinny • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes The Awesome Guide • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
LEGO Creator 3in1 Mythical Creatures 31073 Building Kit (223 Piece) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Pendaflex File Folders, Letter Size, 8-1/2" x 11", Classic Manila, 1/3-Cut Tabs in Left, Right, Center Positions, 100 Per Box (65213) • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Funny Mix Superhero Phonics Game Prek-2nd Grade (Durable Plastic Cards) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Disney Ralph Breaks the Internet: Click Start-- Select-Your-Story Adventure (Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Nino Percussion Plastic Egg Shaker Set, 4 Pieces - For Classroom Music or Playing at Home, 2-YEAR WARRANTY (NINOSET540) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Trolls Graphic Novel Volume 2: Put Your Hair in the Air (Trolls Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Trolls Graphic Novels #4: Brain Freeze • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Deluxe Medium 4" Wood Frog Guiro Rasp - Musical Instrument Tone Block • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) • Amazon Business $4.44 1 $4.44

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