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Mrs. Vasquez from Chicago IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

MY SPECIAL LITTLE LEARNERS

Help me give my students the tools and environment to help them focus and better learn.

  • $665 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all unique in their very own way, little do they know how much they teach me on a daily basis. I work in a cluster classroom with 13 special needs students who come from low income families. The range of needs are Autism, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Hearing Impairment and ADHD. I'm always looking for ways to make their day a little less challenging. My students would benefit from sensory inputs since they struggle focusing and transitioning.

My Project

I believe every child has the capacity to learn no matter the disability. We have a high number of students with sensory processing disorders. Our students require many breaks throughout the day in order to self regulate. Integrating sensory activities and exercise therapy helps improve their sensory processing skills, which allows for better focus during the school day.

A trampoline will help the children release much needed energy and lead to a more relaxed child afterward.

Massagers, rollers, vibrating pillows and bean bags will help the students that suffer from deep pressure stimulation. Deep pressure stimulation is a quick and effective way to calm a child who is on sensory overload. With the right tools I hope to ease each child's struggles and give them the chance to learn how to help regulate their needs and in return lead to a happy child ready to learn.

Mrs. Vasquez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CANDO BALL STOOL - PLASTIC - MOBILE WITHOUT BACK - ADULT SIZE 20 INCH BALL - SPECIFY BALL COLOR • School Specialty $55.97 2 $111.94
TICKLE ME GEO TUNNEL • School Specialty $94.49 1 $94.49
TRAMPOLINE ROUND IBOUNCE KIDS SET • School Specialty $85.19 1 $85.19
COMMONLY USED LETTERS - SET OF 38 • School Specialty $56.79 1 $56.79
PILLOW VIBRATE SWITCH ACTIVATED BLUE • School Specialty $41.88 1 $41.88
TEACHABLE TOUCHABLE TEXTURE SQ - SET OF 20 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
BALL GEL CRYSTAL BEAD • School Specialty $7.09 4 $28.36
MASSAGER VIBRATE BUG • School Specialty $21.29 1 $21.29
ULTRAFOAM ROLLER 3.75 X 3.75 X 22.25 BLUE • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35
BLUE (B) - CANDO BALL CHAIR COLOR - FABRICATION ENTERPRISES • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CANDO BALL CHAIR COLOR - FABRICATION ENTERPRISES • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00

Materials cost

$479.68

Vendor shipping charges

$47.97

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$564.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.68

Total project goal

$664.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$664.53

1 Donor

-$664.53

Donations toward project cost

-$564.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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