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

Little Hands, Big Ideas!

Help me give my students build strength and confidence with adapted and accessible materials!

  • $309 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are amazing and bring so much to their classrooms every day. Our students are all on the autism spectrum and many have very unique needs that require individualized school programming. A lot of them have a lot of sensory needs and need an area where they can release some of that built up energy.

Without an area to be able to release and meet sensory needs, our students have a more difficult time focusing on activities and regulating their behaviors.

Students need areas to run, bounce, balance, throw, and feel pressure. Some students have occupational therapy as one of their services so they require materials to be able to work on their gross and fine motor skills.

My Project

A lot of the students in my classroom are not only amazing little preschoolers but some of them also have disabilities. These disabilities range from having difficulty communicating to issues with sitting still or playing with friends. We need materials that help kids with sensory challenges so they can feel confident and successful while accessing the curriculum in their preschool classroom.

We do a lot of sensory play and fine motor so it’s great to have various materials for the kids to try out to build those fine motor muscles such as with the sorting activities or the sand toys.

Some of the kiddos even benefit from their own wiggle cushion.

Ms. Casey
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH166 - Fill It Up! Fine Motor Jars • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DD192 - Nuts About Patterning! • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
JJ247 - Scoop-A-Bug Sorting Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
PP508 - Sensory Star Beanbags - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
HH288 - Easy-Squeeze Fine Motor Scoops - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
SE210 - Sensory Sand Ice Cream Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$209.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$262.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.28

Total project goal

$308.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$308.56

4 Donors

-$308.56

Donations toward project cost

-$262.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.28

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$0.00

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