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Mrs. Roybal from Santa Fe NM is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Little Minds Become Geniuses

Help me give my students a helping hand by using manipulatives and scissors that are made special for them.

  • $311 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a life skills class with 8 boys and 1 girl. My students are unique learners. I have 2 student who have Down Syndrome, 5 students who have Autism and 2 who are developmentally delayed. They are all unique in their own way. Four of my students are verbal and the other five are nonverbal. I have three students who are in kindergarten, two in 1st grade, two in 2nd grade and two in 3rd grade. It is hard for them to express their wants and needs, as students with disabilities struggle with academics and motor skills.

My students need help because they are unable to communicate their wants and needs.

Our school is a Title I school where 100% of the students receive free breakfast and lunch. 50% of my students come from single-parent homes.

My Project

All of the students in my class have a different disability. They are special people and they all learn in different ways. I will use the spring scissors to help them learn to cut on their own, instead of having to do hand over hand cutting. The manipulatives will be used to help my students learn to read and write at their ability level.

Every student is different, unique, and learns in their own way.

I want to help little minds become geniuses and be as independent as possible. All students with or without disabilities are able to learn in their own way.

Mrs. Roybal
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP185 - Lakeshore Alphabet Rockets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF955X - Story Sequencing Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF406 - Learning Center Pocket Charts - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TS281Z - Easy-Squeeze Scissors - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE538 - Hear Myself Sound Phone • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 3 $17.97
MN6 - Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FF958 - 4-Scene Sequencing Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
GG112 - Daily Language Practice Journal - Kindergarten • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 2 $8.58
GG101 - Daily Language Practice Journal - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 1 $4.29

Materials cost

$230.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$264.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.63

Total project goal

$310.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$310.87

3 Donors

-$189.62

Donations toward project cost

-$174.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$105.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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