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Ms. Northway from Alton IL is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can Keep My Body Calm and Focused

Help me give my students this playdough and kinetic sand and other tools to add to their calming buckets, to aid in their success at school and life.

  • $574 goal

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My Students

I have a class full of energetic and bright 2nd grade boys, that all have the diagnosis of autism. We work on academics, social skills and regulating our emotions everyday.

My students have individual calming buckets that they use all throughout the day to aid with anxiety and strong emotions that can be overwhelming at times.

My Project

This project focuses on my students' sensory needs and the regulation of their emotions. Sensory needs must be met or behaviors will impede learning. Our students are taught to recognize when they need a break and to take the steps they need to regain focus and return to the lesson. These wonderful calming/sensory items will help my students with success in and out of the classroom. They can relax, regain control and be creative all at the same time. They love playdough, modeling clay and kinetic sand. My students are going to be so excited!!!

Ms. Northway
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VR154 - Squish Squeeze Sensory Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 7 $139.93
SE202 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 11-Pound Bag • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
EE950X - Classroom Calming Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
HBGB5517Hasbro Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack • AKJ Education $4.00 7 $28.00
GG978 - Self-Inking Teacher Stamps - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
GG975 - Self-Inking Teacher Stamps - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LL336 - Magnetic Board Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$444.85

Vendor shipping charges

$6.00

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$487.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.03

Total project goal

$573.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$573.55

3 Donors

-$452.52

Donations toward project cost

-$445.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$71.03

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$0.00

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