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Mrs. C. from Brandenburg KY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exception Student Diversity

Help me give my students a sensory snuggle pillow along with the other smaller sensory items to provide the environment conducive to learning in the classroom.

  • $470 goal

This project expired on October 3, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in rural Kentucky. We have 1/2 of our students that come from families with incomes below the poverty rate. We are also in close proximity to a military base and frequently we have children that are transitioning to a new home and school environment. Besides these challenging situations, we have begun to experience a drug epidemic in our small community which continues to grow and influence the area. Our students have many challenges before they even step foot in the door of the school.

My Project

It is very important for our students to be in the classroom with their peers as much as they possibly can. This increases their learning skills and their social skills. Everyone wants to be included and part of a group. My students can't participate without sensory adaptations in place. For example, I have requested the Bonito Riding Horse that will provide vestibular input and help with strengthening the core at the same time. Without using the horse several times in the day, a student may begin to scream and act out. This would prevent that student from participating in class. We want to address their sensory issues prior to coming into the class and by addressing their needs prior to the class, we increase their success rate.

By addressing their sensory needs, we are allowing our students to be included with their same age peers with differing abilities.

We work hard to promote inclusion to all students so that they are able to participate fully in their education.

Mrs. C.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PILLOW SENSORY SNUGGLE (SMALL) • School Specialty $87.32 1 $87.32
Sterilite 19638606 Large Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $19.28 3 $57.84
BONITO THE HORSE FOR PEDIATRIC BALANCE - 20 IN X 3 IN - RED • School Specialty $37.84 1 $37.84
INTERLOCKING SENSORY STONES - SET OF 8 • School Specialty $26.97 1 $26.97
SENSORY DISC SET OF 5 • School Specialty $24.63 1 $24.63
HIDDEN - SET OF 3 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
SCALY - SET OF 3 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
SQUEEZY - SET OF 3 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
SQUISHY - SET OF 3 • School Specialty $15.12 1 $15.12
SOOTHABLES VIBE MASSAGER LIL JELLY • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35
SOOTHABLES VIBE MASSAGER LIL TURTLE • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35
SOOTHABLES VIBE MASSAGER LIL COW • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35
LIGHT UP MOLECULE BALL • School Specialty $7.09 1 $7.09

Materials cost

$336.22

Vendor shipping charges

$27.84

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$399.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.43

Total project goal

$469.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.53

2 Donors

-$218.00

Donations toward project cost

-$215.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.85

match offer

-$216.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$183.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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