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Ms. D from Hayward CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hey Bo Diddly Bop!! I Gotta Get Back to Block!

Help me give my students a large carpet, a sensory table, art and cleaning supplies to meet the various needs of the class.

  • $614 goal

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My Students

I teach in a moderate/severe SDC (special day class) with students of varying abilities and personalities. I have eleven students total; three kindergartner's, three first grader's, one second grader, and four third graders. They are all learning letter, number, and sight word recognition to build their literacy and math skills. Additionally, they are practicing letter formation, sentence structure, and paragraph writing/typing.

My students are full of energy, eager to learn, and are capable of thriving in a structured environment with individualized supports provided.

They have great personalities and they benefit from routines, visual supports, and positive reinforcement. Some of the needs my students have are sensory, visual, tactile, and audio.

My Project

The items I am requesting for my class will meet a variety of needs in the classroom environment. The carpet will serve as a clean place to meet for our daily morning meetings, calendar and story time. The colored rows will give students a visual of where they should sit according to their table colors and reduce conflicts. They will also use the carpet for gross motor exercise, yoga/meditation and music and movement brain breaks!! The water/sensory table will serve as an incentive to complete daily tasks and a calming tool.

The donations from this project will allow my students the opportunity to engage in a variety of gross and fine motor activities and tasks and promote positive social interactions!

Students will learn how to collaborate with one another working in small groups. They will learn to take turns, share materials, and express themselves on the carpet, at the water table and during building activities. They will also learn to work together to keep our classroom community clean.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE126-32A Learning Grid Children's Classroom Seating Rug (Seats 20), 5'10"x8'4", Rectangle • Amazon Business $171.99 1 $171.99
ECR4Kids ELR-12401 Assorted Colors Sand and Water Adjustable Activity Play Table Center with Lids, Square (2-Station) • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
cossy Kids Magnet Toys Magnet Building Tiles, 120 Pcs 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Set, Educational Toys for Kids Children • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Sandtastik Sparkling White Play Sand, 25 Pounds • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Clear, Washable, 1 Gallon - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $19.14 1 $19.14
Large Desk Calendar 2020, 17.75 x 13.75 (Floral), 19 Months Use from June 2019 to December 2020, Deskpad Calendar 2019-2020, with Stickers for Calendars, for School, Home, Office • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
ProCure Disposable Nitrile Gloves – Powder Free, Rubber Latex Free, Medical Exam Grade, Non Sterile, Ambidextrous - Soft with Textured Tips – Cool Blue (Large, 1 Pack, 200 Count) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Caydo 15 Pieces Middle Size Kids Painting Apron for Ages 5 to 10, in Kitchen, Classroom, Community Event, Crafts and Art Painting Activity, 15 Colors • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Cottonelle FreshCare Flushable Wipes for Adults, Wet Wipes, Alcohol Free, 336 Wet Wipes per Pack (Eight 42-Count Resealable Soft Packs) • Amazon Business $14.30 1 $14.30
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 75 Count Each (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dreamtop 100m Rainbow Color Elastic Cord Beading Thread Stretch String Craft Cord, 1mm • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Creativity Street Tri-Beads, Assorted Colors, 1000 Count Pack (AC3558) • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75

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