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Mrs. Garcia from Dayville CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Sensory and Emotional Regulations Needs

My students need a Comprehensive Assessment Kit Board Set, a Cuddle Me Sensory Tunnel, a Big Mouth Caterpillar Tent, wobble chairs, paper, cardstock and many other items.

  • $1,305 goal

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My Students

Our students walk into our school every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. The students in our district come from diverse backgrounds and all bring something unique to our school family. Our students benefit from learning through movement and using equipment/tools to help them regulate their sensory and emotional systems. Our students are our future, and we want to engage them in every possible learning opportunity. This project will benefit both the regular education and special education populations of our school. The items and tools we are requesting will be used in a specialized classroom to address the play-based, emotional, and sensory development of the children we serve.

My Project

The items and tools selected for this project will enhance the learning of our students by creating a sensory rich environment that appeals to them. The Cosom Scooter Board Set, the Cuddle Me Sensory Tunnel, the Big Mouth Caterpillar Tent, a safe a calming space for students to access learning. The alternative seating options like the Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, the Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Big Joe Cuddle Chair, Senseez Vibrating Sensory Cushion, and the Milliard Anti-Burst Peanut Bal address the students sensory systems and help promote their learning through flexible seating options.

The Abilitations RollEase Foam Rolling Pin Calmer 16 Pack Fidget Toys Bundle Sensory Toys Set, the Elongdi Water Beads Pack Rainbow Mix, The One Only Kinetic Sand, Exercise Putty by Vive, the modified and adapted scissors will meet the needs of students of struggle with fine motor skills.

These are a few examples of some of the ways these tools and equipment can help.

The American Educational Products Comprehensive Assessment Kit, the Kitchen Toys Pizza Food Playset, Magnetic My First Learning Calendar, and Wally The Weather Dog Felt Figures for Flannel Boards be used to promote communication and language skills.

Mrs. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
American Educational Products P-105 Comprehensive Assessment Kit • Amazon Business $136.58 1 $136.58
Cosom Scooter Board Set, 12 Inch Children's Sit & Scoot Board With 2 Inch Non-Marring Nylon Casters & Safety Guards for Physical Education Class, Sliding Boards with Safety Handles, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $123.89 1 $123.89
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting Kids - Blue - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Sanho Premium Sensory Sock,Updated Version, Small, 35" L x 20" W, Good for height:Up to 47" Green • Amazon Business $27.98 2 $55.96
Cuddle Me Sensory Tunnel - Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Kids Lap Desk Tray, Portable Activity Table, Green • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Big Joe Cuddle Chair, Flaming Red • Amazon Business $37.96 1 $37.96
Senseez Vibrating Sensory Cushion - Bumpy Turtle Touchables • Amazon Business $18.95 2 $37.90
Abilitations RollEase Foam Rolling Pin Calmer, 32 Inches, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $32.13 1 $32.13
The One Only Kinetic Sand, Folding Sand Box 2lbs Kinetic Sand • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Big Mouth Caterpillar Tent 2pc Pop-up Children Play Tunnel Kids Discovery Station by POCO DIVO • Amazon Business $28.88 1 $28.88
Yes4All Balance Pods Hedgehog with Hand Pump – Sensory Stepping Stone for Children, Kids – Hedgehog Balance Pods/Balancing Pods (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $24.49 1 $24.49
Abilitations Integrations Hi Write Lower Case Alphabet Paper - 104 Page Pack • Amazon Business $23.32 1 $23.32
SpringFly 16 Pack Fidget Toys Bundle Sensory Toys Set-Bike Chain,Liquid Motion Timer,Rainbow Magic Sensory Ball and Squeeze Toys Value Assortment • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Exercise Putty by Vive - Therapeutic, Occupational and Therapy Tool - Thinking and Stress - Finger, Hand Grip Strength Exercises - Extra Soft, Soft, Medium, Firm (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Crayola Washable FingerPaints, 6 Count 8 oz. • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Wally The Weather Dog Felt Figures for Flannel Boards/ Bulletin Board plus lesson guide bilingual • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
KidKraft Tasty Treats Play Food Set • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Goliath Catch The Fox Game (4 Player) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Milliard Anti-Burst Peanut Ball Approximately 31x15" (80x40cm) Physio Roll for Exercise, Therapy, Labor Birthing and Dog Training • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Crayola 58-7858 40 ct Broad Line Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Toy • Amazon Business $15.31 1 $15.31
Magnetic My First Learning Calendar - Blue Rigid board 16" x 13" (40 x 32cm) with hanging loop (Designed in the UK & Top seller on Amazon UK) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Playkidz: Super Durable 11 Piece Stainless Steel Pots and Pans Cookware Playset for kids Pretend Play House! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Hasbro Don't Break the Ice Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
SENSO MEGA BUNDLE Sensory Chew Necklace Set - (4 PACK + BONUS PENCIL TOPPER) - Silicone Chewy for ADHD, Teething, Autism, Biting, Oral Motor Chew Toy for Boys and Girls - UPGRADED TOUGHER CHEW • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Kitchen Toys Pizza Food Playset - for Children Girls Boys Educational Early Age Basic Skills Development 22pcs Set • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Jumbo Nuts and Bolts Set with Toy Storage and Book | Montessori Toddler Rainbow Matching Game Activities | Fine Motor Skills Autism Educational Toys for Baby, 1, 2, 3 Year Old Boy and Girl | 40pcs • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
500 Pack Craft Pipe Cleaners - Assorted Chenille Stems for Arts and Crafts - 12 inches • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Abilitations Hi-Write Beginner Paper, Level 1, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $10.55 1 $10.55
Crayola 24 Count Crayons (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $10.32 1 $10.32
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Westminster Newton's Cradle • Amazon Business $4.21 2 $8.42
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Elongdi Water Beads Pack Rainbow Mix Over 50,000 Orbies Beads Growing Balls, Jelly Water Gel Beads for Orbeez Spa Refill, Kids Sensory Toys , Vases, Plant, Wedding and Home Decor • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
ALEX Toys Artist Studio 15 Colorful Brushes • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Crayola 96 Ct Construction Paper, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Neenah Bright White Cardstock, 8.5”x11”, 65lb/176 gsm, Bright White, 75 Sheets (90905) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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