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Ms. Lenta from Watsonville CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It Takes a Special Village to Fill Our Needs

Help me give my students sensory tools so they can focus on being present in the classroom. They have a number of input needs. Some students are more tactile and others more auditory.

  • $465 goal

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My Students

I am a first year teacher for Special Education M/S. My job is very rewarding and does come with some challenges.

Sensory tools would also be very useful for our hands on student needs.

The kids are wonderful, they are what the whole thing is about. I have re-arranged the classroom furniture several times to make space and allotments for particular students. Some specialized items will make a hug difference. I would like to give these young people what they need to be at their highest potential daily, weekly and annually.

My Project

The students need sensory input. We will be able to use some of these items on a weekly basis with the students so they can have a routine of a sensory diet. The intention is to give the students what they need to be comfortable and happy at their school so they can absorb as much of their education as possible. Taking care of their sensory needs may seem simple but to them it is a world of difference.

Thank you for the good vibes.

The kids could use them!

Literally, the sense/ touch helps them connect to their surroundings.

Ms. Lenta
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SNUGGLE WRAP BLUE • School Specialty $57.29 1 $57.29
VIBRATING PILLOW ADAPTABLES 3 IN 1 FLOWER • School Specialty $47.35 1 $47.35
ROLLEASE ROLLING PIN SET OF 2 • School Specialty $39.75 1 $39.75
VIBRATING PILLOW ORANGE CIRCLE • School Specialty $23.64 1 $23.64
RAINSTICK WOODEN 10IN • School Specialty $14.26 1 $14.26
RAINSTICK WOODEN 10IN • School Specialty $14.26 1 $14.26
BAND EXERCISE CANDO MEDIUM 6 YD GREEN, NO LATEX • School Specialty $11.99 1 $11.99
BAND EXERCISE CANDO XLIGHT 6YD YELLOW, NO LATEX • School Specialty $11.57 1 $11.57
BAND EXERCISE CANDO XXLIGHT 6YD TAN, NO LATEX • School Specialty $11.42 1 $11.42

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