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Ms. Ball from Ridgeland MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Having a Ball Learning Full STEAM Ahead

Help me give my students sensory and tactile items for task bins to help promote creative and independent learning.

  • $379 goal

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My Students

As a Special Education teacher, I love how strong and creative my students have the ability to be. They motivate me to overcome challenges and explore new ways of learning. My students are very sensory oriented and tactile learners. Coming up with ways to incorporate these needs with their learning is very important.

I also believe in teaching independence in children with special needs at a young age.

Have task bins that promotes independent learning will assist in this goal.

My Project

All of these items will be used in creating task boxes and work bins for my students to promote independent learning and fulfilling their sensory needs. The task bins will focus on Literacy and Mathematics.

Task bins are created for student led learning and to help promote critical thinking and creativity.

Some task bins involve students searching for letters in sand to create words. Some are used for calming students. I create a lot of the work myself based on individual student needs so its an ongoing task for myself as well. I enjoy creating the activities as much as my students enjoy participating in them.

The task bins will also involve creating fine motor activities that involve hole punching paper to create shapes, answer math number sense, and matching for phonics based tasks. The students also do tasks that involve laminated work where velcro is utilized so that the work can be recorded and then returned to a bin for other students to complete.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Edushape Marbulous Marble Run, 100 Piece Set, Multicolor • Amazon Business $27.79 1 $27.79
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 5 Ream Case (2,500 Sheets) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Fidget Bands for Classroom Chairs - Affordable Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture Option for Kids - Perfect for Kids with Fidgety Feet, Wiggles, and Sensory Needs - Lakiband by LakiKid (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
The One and Only Kinetic Sand, Folding Sand Box with 2lbs of Kinetic Sand • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Sensory Fidget Toys Bundle-DNA Stress Relief Balls with Fidget Hand Toys for Anxiety Kids & Adults-Calming Toys for ADHD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Soyee Magnetic Blocks STEM Educational Toys for 3+ Year Old Boys and Girls Creative Construction Fun Magnetic Tiles Kit Gifts for Toddlers - 30pcs Starter Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set (Developmental Toy, 100 Blocks In 4 Colors & 9 Shapes, 13.5" H X 3.5" W X 9" L) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
FIOLOM Jumbo Nuts and Bolts Toddler Toy, Occupational Therapy Autism Stem Toy Enlighten Motor Skill Construction Toy Set Educational Learning Activities for Kids, Preschool and 3+ Year olds 40 PCS • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Infantino Sensory Press and Stay Sensory Blocks • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
First Builders Big Building Bag • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
Clip Connect 100 Pieces | Diameter of 1.5 Inches | Interlocking Solid Plastic Building Blocks Discs Set STEM Educational Toy for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls | Safe Material for Kids • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
1000pcs Hook and Loop Dots 3/4 in Diameter Sticky Back Coins Heavy Duty Self Adhesive Dot Tapes for School Classroom(White) • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Educational Insights Playfoam Go! Travel Sized, Sensory Toy • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
Fun Express Stack It Peg Game with Board Occupational Therapy for Austism, Various Colors, (IN-57/2146), (1 Board and 30 Pegs) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Li’l Gen Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set, Non-Toxic Water Sensory Toy for Kids - 20,000 Beads with 2 Scoops and Tweezers for Early Skill Development • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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