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Mrs. Verceles from Gardena CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lets Focus Though Sensory Play!

Help me give my students headphones, beads, games, ultimate fidget toys, gear sets and squishy set balls to be able to teach sensory exploration to help them examine and discover the world!

  • $654 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have autism. They learn very differently from any other children. They are highly visual and kinesthetic learners. They love to move and explore around the classroom. Learning for them has to be fun and engaging. Using textured materials, realia and manipulatives help them enjoy learning reading, writing as well as math.

My students love to learn.

They try their very best to be in school everyday. Their parents are our partners, without their help we would never be where we are at right now.

My students are integrated everyday with their non disabled peers and they are well respected and loved by our school community.

My Project

Most of my students with autism like to touch things, they like to grab things in the classroom, they will not sit until they have something in their hands. The fidget toys and stress balls I ordered will help them to fidget with something appropriately. The letter puzzles and numbers will help them learn basic academic skills to be able to meet their educational goals. The barn with animals will help them learn rules of play such as sharing and caring. The file folder games will keep them engaged while learning positional words, opposites, numbers, colors and more The ink cartridge will be used in my school printer (from donors choose) to create pictures to be able to continue working on communication and creating pictures for movement and exercise. With these materials, my students will have fun while learning and discovering! Partner with me in educating my students with autism!

Mrs. Verceles
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 63 Black & Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges (F6U61AN, F6U62AN) for HP Deskjet 1112 2130 2132 3630 3632 3633 3634 3636 3637 HP ENVY 4512 4513 4520 4523 4524 HP Officejet 3830 3831 3833 4650 4652 4654 4655 • Amazon Business $42.89 2 $85.78
PP753 - House Building Engineering Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Fold and Go Mini Barn • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.16 1 $44.16
Elecder i36 Kids Headphones for Children, Girls, Boys, Teens, Adults, Foldable Adjustable Over Ear Headsets with 3.5mm Jack for iPad Cellphones Computer MP3/4 Kindle Airplane School Tablet(Blue/Green) • Amazon Business $13.99 3 $41.97
FF198 - Vocabulary Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Gears! Gears! Gears!(r) Robot Factory STEM Set (Set of 79) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
Numbers & ABC Puzzle Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.01 1 $28.01
The Ultimate Sensory Fidget Toys Kit Prime 20 Packs Fidget Cube/Slime/Infinity Cube/Twisted Toy/Liquid Motion Bubbler/Squeeze Bean/Rainbow Magic Balls for Kids&Adult Add ADHD Stress Relax • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
DNA Squishy Stress Ball (4-Pack) Squeeze, Color Sensory Toy | Relieve Tension, Anxiety, ADHD | Home, Travel and Office Use | Fun for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $13.69 2 $27.38
Mini Easy Grip Scissors - Red (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Learn to Count • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.76 1 $23.76
Magnetic Building Shapes and Board • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.36 1 $20.36
BD297 - Lace-A-Word Lowercase Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC589 - Translucent Numbers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$474.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.97

Total project goal

$653.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$653.16

1 Donor

-$653.16

Donations toward project cost

-$555.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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