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Mrs. Schuetzle from Fortuna CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Special Needs Students Regulate Their Emotions!

My students need a sand table to use for sensory play. The sand table will assist my students when they need help in calming and regulating their emotions.

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come with a variety of physical, emotional, and intellectual disabilities. I am a Special Day Class, and I have students that have Autism, Down Syndrome, intellectual disabilities, behavior and emotional disabilities, and other factors that make learning more difficult but not impossible.

Our community is a rural community that is economically lower than many other areas in our state.

Many of our students receive free or reduced price lunch and backpacks with food to take home for the weekends.

My Project

My students will use the sand table when the classroom is getting over stimulating for them, and they need to relax. It will help them to be able to self-regulate and meet their sensory needs. It will also be used to improve their motor skills, and allow us to have another tool to use in teaching. Teachers will be able to hide items in the sand for students to discover and practice their vocabulary, letter and number recognition, and letter sounds. This sand table will be able to be used for all the different age groups and disabilities in my room.

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

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA308 - Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
LA314 - Top for Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$129.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.67

Total project goal

$204.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.49

1 Donor

-$173.82

Donations toward project cost

-$173.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.67

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$0.00

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