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Mrs. McCann from Benton IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Complete Complex Learning Tasks With a Sensory Path!

Help me give my students a sensory path in our classroom to help build nerve connections in our brain's pathways!

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a high poverty portion of Southern Illinois. My students are special needs kiddos requiring some additional resources to aid them in being successful. These students are learning to cope with disabilities such as autism, emotional concerns, physical differences and many other ailments that make it imperative that I teach them self-help skills at this young age. The students in my class require a great deal of assistance such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, adaptive equipment, ​and numerous accommodations throughout each day.

My Project

This project provides the supplies to create a sensory path within our classroom. A sensory path is a great way for students to work out their sensory needs to decrease anxiety and calm anxious minds.

Sensory different students require various outlets to work out their frustrations.

Allowing these students to utilize these paths allows for various sensory output to aide in in brain development for these individuals. A sensory path is also a great outlet for students with occupational therapy deficits to work on balance, concentration and spatial awareness. A sensory path created in our classroom will benefit our students as they become aware of their senses through play!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Excellerations RNBWTNL Rainbow Tunnel • Amazon Business $35.19 1 $35.19
GatorCrafts NEW: Multi Colored Duct Tape - Variety Pack -6 Colors - 10 yards x 2 inch rolls. Girls & Boys Kids Craft Duck Set, Fun DIY Art Kit – Rainbow: orange green yellow pink blue yr • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
Milliard Peanut Ball Variety Pack - Approximate Sizes: Green 39x20 (100x50cm) & Blue 31x15 (80x40cm) Physio Roll • Amazon Business $27.49 1 $27.49
Moluk Bilibo Red • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99

Materials cost

$119.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.71

Total project goal

$178.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.07

1 Donor

-$90.00

Donations toward project cost

-$76.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

match offer

-$88.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.21

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$0.00

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