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Ms. H from Alexandria VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Everyone is Welcome in Preschool!

Help me give my students fidget toys, yoga books, and books about acceptance to create a calm and welcoming environment for everyone.

  • $262 goal

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My Students

My students are between the ages of two and three and have many different disabilities and needs such as autism, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, and emotional and physical challenges.

I also have a few students that are typically developing that serve as peer models for language and socialization.

My students come from culturally diverse families and many have socio-economic challenges, as well. My school is a Title I school and we have a large population of children with special needs and English Language Learners.

My Project

My students have a variety of needs. They need some new toys and supplies to help meet their sensory needs. Students who frequently mouth toys and eat non-food objects will benefit from new types of chewy-tubes to meet their oral-motor needs.

The fidget toys will keep little hands busy during instructional times such as circle time and story time.

It’s important to have a variety of fidgets available, so that all students are able to have their needs met while sitting and participating in daily activities. The yoga books will be used during music and movement, and will be available in the classroom library throughout the school day. We are in need of some books about children with special needs to help teach acceptance of all children.

Ms. H
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hello, Sun!: A Yoga Sun Salutation to Start Your Day • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
JVIGUE Sensory Toys Set- 15 Pack Stress Relief Hand Fidget Toys for Kids and Adults, Sensory Therapy Toys for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Yoga Bear: Simple Animal Poses for Little Ones (Yoga Bug Board Book Series) • Amazon Business $7.98 2 $15.96
YOGI FUN Kids Yoga Cards Kit with Illustrations, Rhyming Poems, Birthday Activity and 2 DIY Dice • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Yoga Whale: Simple Poses for Little Ones (Yoga Bug Board Book Series) • Amazon Business $6.41 2 $12.82
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Yoga Friends: A Pose-by-Pose Partner Adventure for Kids (Good Night Yoga) • Amazon Business $11.15 1 $11.15
Pick A Toy Sensory Spiky Rollers Set: 4-Pack Egg-Shaped Stress Relief Toys in Gift Box| Eco- Friendly BPA/Latex-Free Fidget Toy to Boost Focus in Kids & Adults| Great Gifting Idea Tactile Toy • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
JJGoo Sensory Chew Necklace Bundle, Silicone Teething Toys Oral Motor Chewy Stick/Tube Toy Jewelry for Boys, Girls, Kids, Adults with ADHD, Teething, Autism Needs(4 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Wake Up Story (Good Night Yoga) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Silicone Baking Mold, Chocolate Molds&Candy Molds Set, Tray 4-in-1 Silicone Molds Set for Cupcakes,Muffins,Soap and Brownies-Red • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
meekoo 10 Pieces Fidget Bean Toy Funny Facial Expression Bean Fidget Toy Soybean Stress Relieving Keychain, Green • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
BAKER DEPOT 6 Holes Heart Shaped Silicone Mold For Chocolate Cake Jelly Pudding Handmade Soap Mould Candy Making Set of 2 • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Some Kids Are Blind: A 4D Book (Understanding Differences) • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
ABC for Me: ABC Yoga: Join us and the animals out in nature and learn some yoga! • Amazon Business $5.92 1 $5.92

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