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Mrs. Young-Card from Rochester NY is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning is Fun in our Room

Help me give my students rewarding learning experiences by providing them with weighted lap pads, a curve-a-beam game, numbered step-n-stones, and more, that will promote success.

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My Students

I have a new kindergarten 8:1-3 class who range in ability and some are nonverbal. They are so cute, loving, and happy. They have hearts of gold with their big smiles and wanting to sing and dance.

My students have sensory concerns that I am currently doing my best to meet their needs.

Having nonverbal students unable to tell you what they need is difficult and they need sensory items through out the day.

The weighted blankets are used during instructional time to keep them focused and calm. They also give the student a sense of comfort and safety while in use. The students love these and they all want one.

They also need fine motor skills and the pencil grips and the buckle pillow will assist in learning how to use and strengthen their fingers. These are much needed skills to cut, write, color, and to be able to zip and button their own clothes.

I absolutely love teaching and my students. I am learning so much from them and the best part is their smile, hugs, and enthusiasm to learn new things!

My Project

The items I have chosen will help all my students with sensory and fine motor skills they need in order to learn a variety of concepts. We need to build fine motor skills so they will be able to write, draw and communicate. It is critical to build the basic skills first and gain success before moving forward.

My students will love all of these items and it will help them to stay interactive and enthusiastic about learning.

They will have sensory items that will fulfill their needs through out the day because these items will help. Fulfilling the sensory needs students will be able to stay focused and on task for longer periods of time.

Mrs. Young-Card
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids 5 pounds - Great Weighted Lap Blanket for Kids with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder - Classroom and Special Education Supplies • Amazon Business $44.99 4 $179.96
Pull Buoy Curve-A-Beam Game • Amazon Business $59.00 1 $59.00
Sportime Numbered Step-N-Stones, 2-5/8 x 5-1/4 Inches, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Sensory4u Sensory Buckle Pillow Fine Motor Development Toy Activity - Plus Threading Counting and Zipper Skills All in One • Amazon Business $22.95 2 $45.90
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil Thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) & l Laminator, 2 Roller System for a Professional Finish, Laminate up to 9%22 Wide (TL901) • Amazon Business $40.87 1 $40.87
GS364 - Geostix • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
SimpleHouseware 6 Tier Wall Mount Document Letter Tray Organizer, Black • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Simple Trending 5-Tier Deskxa0Organizer Hanging File Holder, Office Wall Mount Document Letter Tray Organizer, Black • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
SpringFlower Sight Word Game, Swat a Sight Word Educational Toy for Age of 3,4,5,6 Year Old Kids, Boys & Girls, Visual, Tactile and Auditory Learning, 120 Pieces • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
LC583 - Translucent Buttons • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Mr. Pen- Pencil Grips for Kids Handwriting, Pencil Grips, Pack of 10, Pencil Grip, Kids Pencils Grip, School Supplies, Grip Pencils for Kids, School Supplies for Kids, Pencil Holder for Kids, Pen Grip • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

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