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Ms. Acidera from San Jose CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students supplies for sensory stimulation, art projects and independent tasks.

  • $576 goal

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My Students

Our room is a classroom for students with moderate to severe disabilities and although it's a wide range of abilities, they're able to learn and have fun! All of the students are working on daily living and vocational skills so that they are able to live as independently as possible. They enjoy taking walks around the neighborhood, cooking up new recipes and exploring the world through multi sensory activities.

It's not the diagnosis that makes these students special; it's their heart and personality that really makes them special.

Everyday my students make gains toward being more independent and I love celebrating every milestone.

My Project

My class has a range of abilities and interests. Because of this, our daily activities switch frequently and includes independent tasks, one-to-one, small group and whole group instruction.

With these supplies, my students will be able to have more choices for activities during independent tasks and art projects.

Every day we focus on independent tasks, where students work on activities by themselves with minimal prompting. This helps to foster interests and hobbies. Independent tasks include sorting various counters, playing with playdoh and building with Magna-Tiles. We also do weekly art projects so that students can get sensory integration and learn to interact with different types of textures. Art projects include cut and glue activities, finger painting, stamping and ripping paper.

Ms. Acidera
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG546 - Magna-Tiles® - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $52.99 1 $52.99
U.S. Art Supply 8 Color Crazy Dots Markers - Children's Washable Easy Grip Non-Toxic Paint Marker Daubers • Amazon Business $13.96 3 $41.88
RE995 - Cultures of the World Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.50 1 $38.50
SVT6022 - Magna-Tiles® Cars Expansion Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC1651 - Size?& Color Bug Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC1653 - Fun Fruit Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC1668 - Vehicle Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC1667 - Sea Animal Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $23.40 1 $23.40
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
Duracell Procell 9 Volt Batteries, Pack of 12 (packaging may vary) • Amazon Business $17.60 1 $17.60
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77
LA866VT - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA866GR - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA866BU - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA866BK - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA866RD - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
11406-1027 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", White, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-2007 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Black, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-3067 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Pink, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-2227 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Gray, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
11406-5087 - Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Sky Blue, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.96 1 $3.96
PX2016WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Pint - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
PX2016TQ - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Pint - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
PX2016RG - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Pint - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
PX2016BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Pint - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99
PX2016YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Pint - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 1 $2.99

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