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Ms. Levy from Brooklyn NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hygiene and Manners for Students with Autism

My students need bamboo seating for adaptive seating, DoTerra essential oils to make hygienic products, organizational materials including rolling carts, folders, colorful pens, and stickers foam for sensory

  • $636 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and come from high poverty/ high-risk neighborhoods. While there are some students who are verbal, there are others that are nonverbal and depend on picture symbols to communicate. Although they have multiple disabilities, my students have their own unique abilities that are being discovered each day.

To help them succeed and lead independent lives, my students benefit from multi-sensory activities.

My students are best supported through a highly structured environment with kinesthetic and visual supports. Supporting their needs promote communication and interaction amongst peers and adults.

My Project

My students do not have the basic needs at home. They all come from areas where basic items are not prevalent. Teaching them the skills to make basic hygienic needs will not only benefit them now, but will help them make their own things for the future.

Some of my students do not have blazers for graduation.

Four of them are in the 5th grade and need basic essentials to help them look polished for their graduation and prom. The DoTerra essential oils, baking soda, coconut oil will help them make toothpaste, laundry detergent and lip balm.

Students will need organizational materials to ensure that activities are planned out well. That is why we are requesting a rolling cart and adaptable seating, so that students can not only have fun completing these projects. They will also learn how to relax.

We intend on taking our students to practice utensil skills, which is why we hope to teach them how to use a fork and spoon. We want to ensure that students know how to eat with proper manners so that they can be prepared when they leave our school.

Ms. Levy
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SMAGREHO Tatami Tea table Bamboo stool Coffee table with 4 Cushions for Bay window, Balcony and Living Room • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
ADVANTUS 10-Drawer Rolling File Organizer Cart, 37.6 x 13 x 15.25 Inches, Smoke (34007) • Amazon Business $48.78 1 $48.78
Gioberti Big Boys Formal Gray Blazer Jacket, Size 14 • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Ball 4-Ounce Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars with Lids and Bands, Set of 12-2 Pack (Total 24 Jars) • Amazon Business $33.98 1 $33.98
Illuminated World Globe for Kids With Stand,Built in LED for Illuminated Night View • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Staedtler Color Pen Set, 334C42 Set of 42 Assorted Colors (Triplus Fineliner Pens) • Amazon Business $28.90 1 $28.90
doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil - Promotes Calm, Relaxation, Peaceful Sleep, Tension Relief, and Soothing of Skin Irritation; For Diffusion, Internal, or Topical Use - 15 ml • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
Dr. Stinky's Scratch N Sniff Stickers Favorite Candy 15-Pack- Blow Pop, Tootsie Roll Pop, Tootsie Roll, Dots, Fluffy Stuff, Charleston Chew, Sugar Babies, Junior Mints, Dubble Bubble, Razzles • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
12 Ball Mason Jar with Lid - Regular Mouth - 16 oz by Jarden • Amazon Business $20.44 1 $20.44
U.S. Coach Supply Rainbow Poly Spot Markers | Sit Poly Spots - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $20.19 1 $20.19
Plastic 5 Pocket Folders Letter Size Expanding File Organizer • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Milliard Empty Lip Balm Tubes, Empty Lip Balm Containers BPA Free - White 100 Count • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Balios Grey Dining Eating Aid Set of 4 Comfort Easy Grip Cutlery Utensil Set (Knife, Fork, Dessert Spoon & Teaspoon) (Grey) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Scratch off Map of the World, with US States and Country Flags, World Map including Flags / Map Push Pins / Scratcher / Memory Stickers, Deluxe Travel Map by COSBITY • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Foam Tubing by Vive - Utensil Padding Grips - Round & Hollow Closed Cell Colored Medical Tube - Cut to Length - Provides Wider & Larger Grip (9 PIECES) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
1" Brown Kraft Paper Dot Labels | 1,000 Round Stickers per Dispenser Box, Permanent Adhesive • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Aromatherapy Top 6 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Basic Sampler Essential Oil Gift Basic sampler essential oil gift set 6/10ml (lavender, sweet orange, peppermint, lemongrass, tea tree, eucalyptus) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
40 Rolls Washi Tape Set, Decorative Masking DIY Tapes for Children and Gifts Warpping (MIX) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Moep Poly String Project Envelope with Expandable Gusset, A4 Size, Set of 10 Mix Colors, Water / Tear Resistant, Translucent • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Organic Coconut Oil, Anjou USDA Certified , Non-GMO, Cold Pressed Unrefined, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil for Beauty, Cooking, Health, DIY Lotion, Source from Sri Lanka, 11 oz • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Phyxin Expandable Documents File Folder Organizer,5-Pocket Folders, Letter A4 Size,Purple • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Educational Insights PlayFoam Combo 8 Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Skydue Plastic Envelope / Poly Envelopes with Snap Button Closure and Label Pocket A4 Size Booklet Document File, Pack of 8 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point 0.7mm, Limited Edition Candy Pop, Assorted Ink, Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Arm & Hammer Fridge-N-Freezer Baking Soda, 14 oz • Amazon Business $0.89 3 $2.67

Materials cost

$502.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$539.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.26

Total project goal

$635.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$635.06

8 Donors

-$571.53

Donations toward project cost

-$504.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.50

match offer

-$42.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$35.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.45

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$0.00

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