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Ms. Sciacchetano from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Learning for Special Needs

Help me give my students the hands-on materials needed to learn life skills including a a Chromebook, sensory play materials, and other items.

  • $793 goal

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My Students

I currently am teaching life skills in a Title I special education school. Within my school, almost 90% of students live in poverty. While the school has initiatives that provide students with free breakfast and lunch, many students are unable to come to school with supplies and spend time in classrooms that are not fully equipped with necessary materials. Every student deserves a quality education, and my children are no exception.

My students are capable learners who amaze me by what they accomplish daily and throughout the school year.

My Project

All these supplies will help my students learn hands-on. My students have a range of mixed disabilities and are from kindergarten to fifth grade. Some students are nonverbal with a variety of intellectual, emotional, physical, and sensory impairments. My students will use hands-on materials to learn daily life skills. Such as safety skills, health, self-advocacy, independence, self-esteem, money management, and communication. Life skills teach my students how to manage everyday tasks to help them gain independence and move forward in life. By using these hands-on materials this will help my students who have unique challenges develop basic life skills, such as cooking, hygiene,

Ms. Sciacchetano
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell Chromebook 3100 - 11.6' & Google Chrome Education License • Best Buy Education $275.00 1 $275.00
PP385X - Washable Sensory Play Materials- Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
AA330X - Dressing Frames - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC129 - Toddler Housecleaning Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC429 - Stand for Toddler Housecleaning Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Social Skills Board Games, 6 • AKJ Education $26.97 1 $26.97
AA377 - Let’s Talk! Conversation Starters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH288 - Easy-Squeeze Fine Motor Scoops - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$633.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$673.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$118.84

Total project goal

$792.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$792.27

3 Donors

-$792.27

Donations toward project cost

-$673.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$118.84

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$0.00

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