You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Cannon from Plant City FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Outside Sensory Play

Help me give my students a variety of stimulating and engaging activities to make choices they prefer to promote learning.

  • $574 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Prek-Kindergarden classroom is an amazing learning environment combining typical peers with Special needs childrento learn and grow together! We have a range of learning disabilities, emotional disabilities and medical conditions in our ESE Blended classroom.

We are an Achievement school with limited funds and Parental involvement; I would like to make outside playtime as safe and engaging as the inside learning environment for our Special Needs Students.

My Project

If my project is fully funded it will allow me to make a safe and engaging learning environment for my students with Special Needs. These sensory toys and activities allow stimulating and engaging learning through play.

Sensory play is proven by research to be an engaging and reliable way to motivate student learning and comprehension across all academic subject areas.

PreK students need to have a variety of stimulating activities to make choices they prefer to promote learning. Preferential instead of forced choices encourage faster comprehension.

The ability to provide these choices for my students with Special Needs

is a dream come true.

These materials will allow me to create different areas on the playground for the students to learn through purposeful play. The chalkboard can be attached to the fence and it along with the easel will create an outdoor area for creative expression! The sand area will not only provide sensory play but will provide an area for creativity and motor skills - using sand tools, trucks and dinosaurs! The water play area will also help with sensory needs and develop fine motor skills using squeeze droppers and cups and they can learn by watching how water moves. These additions to our outdoor play area will allow the children to use their imaginations and will give them an engaging area

to explore, play and grow!!

Mrs. Cannon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Cannon is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Double Sided Indoor/Outdoor Plexiglass Art Easel (21 x 36 x 51 in) - Easy to Clean, Kids Can Draw or Paint On Both Sides • Amazon Business $89.09 1 $89.09
Little Tikes Cook 'n Play Outdoor BBQ • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Step2 Sun & Shade Picnic Table with Umbrella • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Step2 Duck Dive Water Table | Kids Water Table with Water Tower & 5-Pc Accessory Set • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Little Tikes Tough Workshop • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
LBLA 20 PCs Kids Camping Set , Pop Up Tent with Kids Camping Gear Set, Pretend Play Camping Toys Tools Set for Kids • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
3 Large Dinosaur Sand Molds, Dinosaur Fossil Skeleton Beach Toy Set • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
CoolSand 3D Sandbox Sea Creatures Edition Set Includes: 1 Pound Moldable Indoor Play Sand, Shaping Molds, Sea Figures and 3D Tray • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
CoolSand 3D Sandbox - Dino Discovery Edition - Set Includes: 1 Pound Moldable Indoor Play Sand, Shaping Molds, Dinosaur Figures and 3D Tray • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Kinetic Sand The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand, Brown, 2 Lb • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Crayola; Washable Neon Sidewalk Paint; Outdoor Art Tools; 3 Neon Paint Colors, Paint Brush, Roller and 3 Sidewalk Chalk Sticks • Amazon Business $13.94 1 $13.94
NiGHT LiONS TECH 30 Pcs Bath Toys Set Beach Toy Magnetic Fishing Toys Waterproof Floating Fish Play Sets with Blue Pool - Learning Education Toy Set for Kids • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Battat Mini Monster Trucks – Set of 6 Mini Trucks for Toddlers in Storage Bag for 2 years + • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Construction Vehicles Fun Pull Back Car Toy for Boys Toddler Bulldozer Excavator Dumper Truck for Children Toddlers Mini Engineering Toys Party Favor Fillers Decorations 9 Packs - Color Random • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Plant City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5525488],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4883716,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":16,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Cannon","authorIds":{"5525488":{"owner":"Mrs. Cannon","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4883716],"proposalHash":"-1508691248","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21214019,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NzIxNDgzNQ==","NTUyNTQ4OA==","NTk3NjE2","NzIzNjI2NA==","NzI0OTU4Mg==","NzI0OTg3MA=="],"teacherId":5525488,"schoolCounty":"Hillsborough","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}