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Ms. Murray from Chicago IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Materials for a Sensory Room

Help me give my students the resources to succeed in school. Having access to a sensory swing and trampoline will allow them to get the sensory brakes necessary to focus in the classroom.

  • $731 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our magnet cluster school needs supplies for a sensory room! Hello! My elementary school is a public school on the south side of Chicago. Our school is a cluster school. This means that we have a large population of diverse learners from pre-K through 8th grade. Studies show that when children are provided with sensory breaks, they make great strides in instruction. Our school has provided a room to create a safe space and sensory room for our students. However, we are still in need of some wonderful items to fill the space. Please consider donating to this important cause!

My Project

The items I am requesting will benefit the entire diverse learner population of our school. We have been given a dedicated room for sensory needs. The next step is to fill it with meaningful resources. A trampoline will allow students to expend extra energy during a sensory break. A sensory swing will allow students to get sensory output that is not available in the classroom. This room will be of even more importance when inclement weather prohibits us from taking students outside. Students perform better in the classroom when given the space, time and resources to take care of their sensory needs first.

Ms. Murray
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Skil-Care Crash Pad - Jumbo Foam Mat For Kids (W/Cover, 5' x 5') • Amazon Business $219.00 1 $219.00
Sorbus Hammock Chair Stand for Hanging Chairs, Swings, Loungers, 330 Pound Capacity, Perfect for Indoor/Outdoor Patio, Deck, Yard (Adjustable Stand) • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Champion Sports Standard Scooter Board with Handles - Set of 6, Multi-Colored • Amazon Business $81.57 1 $81.57
JumpOff Jo RockSteady Balance Stepping Stones for Kids - Set of 6 Balance Blocks (2 Sizes Included, 3 Small and 3 Large) - Promotes Balance & Coordination • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Marcy Trampoline Cardio Trainer with Handle ASG-40 • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Sorbus Kids Nest Swing Chair Nook – Hanging Seat Hammock for Indoor Outdoor Use – Great for Children, All Accessories Included (40 Inch, Nest Blue) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Sanho Yopo Dynamic Movement Sensory Sox, Medium,6-9 years old, 47''LX27''W Orange • Amazon Business $29.96 1 $29.96
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$582.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$621.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.62

Total project goal

$730.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$730.80

7 Donors

-$394.27

Donations toward project cost

-$335.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.14

Matching donations from our partners

-$336.53

Match offers toward project cost

-$286.05

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.48

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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