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Mrs. Tallent from China Grove NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Meeting Sensory Needs: One Child at a Time

My students need various items to help them adapt in everyday tasks, to help them learn and grow as an individual.

  • $536 goal

This project expired on January 5, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are unique in their own way and so lovable. We are a CCAC (Cross Categorical Adapted Curriculum) class which is a program that allows students to receive academics taught using the Extended Content Standards and have a significant cognitive delay. Our students are unable to participate in the "Core" Curriculum in a pullout or inclusive setting due to deficits in academic, social, communication, physical, and adaptive needs.

My students are a joy to teach, they can always put a smile on your face no matter your mood.

They are very caring and eager to learn even if they learn differently, they teach me at times. I love my kids. I'm passionate about their well-being, growth and learning. In the Picture below is a hands on scene we created for our kids to act out The Three Bears story. They did a great job! They loved to say "It's just right"!

My Project

I am asking for a variety of items to help our children in many different ways. Seat cushion will help with sensory, sitting still for short periods of time and focus on tasks at hand. The better boards help children see their work better and allows them to apply more pressure. Writing eggs help children learn to grasp pencils.

The Lego's and Gear Builders help our children with hand-eye coordination, fine-motor skills and their creativity.

Weighted fidgets are used as a sense of calming, kind of like the vest but these are items they can hold or lay in their lap.

It will be nice to have these items on hand for our children in the classroom and not have to wait on someone to bring them in. Please consider donating. We as well as the children will greatly appreciate these items.

Mrs. Tallent
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CUSHION COREDISK SQUELLET FILLED • School Specialty $33.15 2 $66.30
SEAT INFLATABLE MOVIN SIT JR. • School Specialty $31.23 2 $62.46
LEGO(r) Classic Large Brick Box (10698) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.46 1 $59.46
CUSHION INFLATABLE DISC O SIT • School Specialty $29.32 2 $58.64
Small Better Board • Nasco $19.95 2 $39.90
PP845 - Lakeshore Gear Builders - Starter Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
FIDGET - WEIGHTED PUSHPATHZ SET OF 5 • School Specialty $24.63 1 $24.63
ACCESSORY WRITING EGG OHS SET OF 3 • School Specialty $8.51 2 $17.02

Materials cost

$356.40

Vendor shipping charges

$35.81

State sales tax

$27.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.36

Total project goal

$535.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.72

3 Donors

-$510.72

Donations toward project cost

-$434.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.61

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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