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Mr. Blake from Baltimore MD is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Sense Future Success

Help me give my students a Sensory Corner and Hallway! Access to these materials will help at-risk students as well as students with developmental disabilities manage their emotions in a healthy way!

  • $653 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 1st-4th graders representing over 20 zip codes from around Baltimore City. Our students are diverse and they represent the best of what humanity has to offer. My students are building their understanding of the world and are inspired to mold their future with the seeds of positivity and love.

My mission is to create an environment where students' humanity is affirmed through sensorial, social-emotional, and cultural learning in the spirit of Maria Montessori.

It has been truly inspirational to see the hard work our students put in their studies. For our students to continue growing we need to provide a welcoming and abundantly resourced environment. Our students not only need this from me, but they deserve to have a first-rate Montessori classroom and learning experience! Help us build the classroom and school environment our students deserve and their future success demands! Thank you!

My Project

A Sensory Corner and Sensory Hallway is a specially designed area which combines a range of stimuli to help individuals develop and engage their senses. These can include lights, colors, sounds, sensory soft play objects, and aromas all within a safe environment that allows the person using it to explore and interact without risk. Students with special needs often require sensory devices to help them cope with anxiety and ADHD. It also helps them build fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, and other cognitive skills.

Access to these resources will help at-risk students and students with developmental disabilities learn how to interact with the world around them, but in a safe environment that builds up their confidence and their ability.

Providing access to a safe space for students with sensory needs will dramatically increase quality learning time for our students. Here are some important benefits of having a sensory corner and hallway in our school-

The Benefits:

Increases concentration and focus attention

Develop or reactivate senses of hearing, sight, smell, touch, and taste

Heighten awareness and improve alertness

Improve coordination and motor development

Promote cognitive development by increased brain function

Improve creativity

Promote mental and physical relaxation-Stress levels drop dramatically.

Mr. Blake
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VEST TOP SENSORY ADULT LARGE • School Specialty $72.91 1 $72.91
WEIGHTED BULLDOG - LARGE 5 LB • School Specialty $69.08 1 $69.08
VEST TOP SENSORY CHILD MEDIUM • School Specialty $58.71 1 $58.71
WEIGHTED DOG NECK PILLOW - 3 LB • School Specialty $47.35 1 $47.35
GEL-E-SEAT • School Specialty $33.15 1 $33.15
TEACHABLE TOUCHABLE TEXTURE SQ - SET OF 20 • School Specialty $24.63 1 $24.63
BESTOMZ 4 Pack Liquid Motion Timer Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidgeting, Captivating Distraction • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Super Secret Surprise Sack 36 Fun Fidget Pencil Toppers with 1 • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Sparkling Play Sand - 2 LBS of Shimmering Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Pink) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
UWANTME Water Beads Pack (50000 Beads) Rainbow Mix Jelly Water Growing Balls for Kids Tactile Sensory Toys, Vases, Plants, Wedding and Home Decoration • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
FREDDY'S FIDGET TOYS for Sensory Kids and Adults (pack of 10) Best Classroom Fidgets for School - Marble Fidget Toy Relieves Stress and Increase Focus - Sensory Toys for Autistic Children OCD ADHD ADD • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
GEL E FIDGET • School Specialty $8.51 1 $8.51
PUTTY THERAPUTTY 2OZ BLUE • School Specialty $3.76 1 $3.76
PUTTY THERAPUTTY 2OZ GREEN • School Specialty $3.76 1 $3.76
PUTTY THERAPUTTY 2OZ RED • School Specialty $3.76 1 $3.76

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