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Ms. Calandra from Tampa FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multi-Sensory Literacy Activities for Students with Autism

Help me give my students materials to build literacy skills using a multi-sensory approach. Sensory tubs, file folder activities, and stamping are engaging, fun ways for my students to learn these skills.

  • $648 goal

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My Students

I work in a Title I school in Tampa, Florida. My students are kindergartners and 1st graders who have autism spectrum disorder.

Autism is a part of who they are, not ALL of who they are.

They are thinkers, learners, and listeners. They are friendly, playful, and loving. They are Children. Children who can and will learn and grow. They may take more time, need more resources, guidance and support, but they can...and they will. One day at a time.

My Project

We are requesting feel and find sensory tubs, early language and math file folder activities, sensory balls for flexible seating, phonics stamps and stamp pads, and magnetic letters. These materials will be used for literacy instruction as well as math during small group work and independent workstations. Students will be rotating through centers, some independently and some with support. We will be able to incorporate activities in the areas of phonics, fluency, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and numbers and operations.

These materials will increase engagement and participation.

When students are motivated and engaged with learning materials, it decreases their frustration level and increases their focus and attention to the tasks. Students with Autism have many different and varying skill levels. These materials will help me differentiate lessons and activities to meet the needs of each learner in my class.

Ms. Calandra
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
FF195X - Early Language Folder Game Libraries - Complete Set - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
HH460X - Early Math Folder Game Libraries - Pre K-K - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
PP530X - Feel & Find Sensory Tubs - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
GG299 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA712 - Bright Giant Washable Color Ink Pads - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
RA668 - Medium Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RA667 - Small Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$512.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$550.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.17

Total project goal

$647.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$647.81

8 Donors

-$627.43

Donations toward project cost

-$550.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.79

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.38

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$0.00

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