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Mrs. Schuetz from Pelzer SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Focus & Learn With a Sensory-Motor Room!

Help me give my students the resources needed to create school wide sensory motor room.

  • $415 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a multi-categorical preschool special education classroom at a title 1 school. All students at our school are deemed to be "at risk" due to a number of factors. My students ages range from 3-5 years old. Because my classroom is multi-categorical, I am teaching students with a wide range of needs. We have students in our classrooms with developmental delays (social emotional, cognitive, adaptive development, etc.), students on the Autism Spectrum, and students with visual impairments.

Gross motor opportunities and sensory integration is incredibly beneficial when working with children with special needs.

Having a designated area where students' sensory needs will be met, will help them academically, physically, and behaviorally. This project will benefit 8 classrooms, to include two special education classrooms, with all students having one or more risk factors. Though this project is intended for the two special education classrooms at our school, our sensory room will be available to every student, as every child benefits from sensory play and exploration.

My Project

Research shows that when students have their sensory needs met they are much better learners in the classroom. Having access to a sensory room will help all students be able to focus more, learn easier, and retain more information. The items that we are requesting for this room support a variety of sensory-motor needs. When these needs are met, students improve development in all areas, to include: cognition, communication, social emotional development, and motor development.

Our school is a unique early education public school center that serves students with special needs as well as at risk students.

Our goal is for all classes to have access to the sensory motor room daily, as all students will benefit from these materials.

Mrs. Schuetz
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Artoflifer Kids Indoor and Outdoor Balance Beam Balance Blocks Gym Toys for Kids Promote Balance, Strength, Coordination Toddler Obstacle Course Floor Games for Kids Preschool Learning Toy 8 Pieces • Amazon Business $89.98 1 $89.98
Sofa Sack - Plush, Ultra Soft Bean Bag Chair - Memory Foam Bean Bag Chair with Microsuede Cover - Stuffed Foam Filled Furniture and Accessories for Dorm Room - Charcoal 3' • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Little Tikes 3' Trampoline – Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $46.96 1 $46.96
SPRI Balance Pods Hedgehog Stability Balance Trainer Dots (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
4E's Novelty Pack of 4 Expandable Balls, Hand Catch Expanding Breathing Sphere Flower Ball for Kids Boys and Girls, Great Stress Relief and Anxiety Toy, Helpful Gift for ADHD Sensory Issues • Amazon Business $22.96 1 $22.96
Taylor Toy Inflatable Punching Bag for Kids - Free Standing Bounce Back Punching Bag - Bop Bag • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
OTC Plastic Hopscotch Outdoor Ring Game - 25 Piece Set • Amazon Business $16.38 1 $16.38
WALIKI Hopper Ball for Kids 3-6 | Hippity Hop | Jumping Hopping Therapy Ball | Relay Races | Red 18” • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98

Materials cost

$297.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$352.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.23

Total project goal

$414.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$414.89

2 Donors

-$206.00

Donations toward project cost

-$178.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.90

match offer

-$205.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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