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

New Year, New Materials

Help me give my students laminating sheets and Velcro so I can make adapted activities for them!

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am an Early Childhood Special Education teacher at an amazing specialty school that serves students with multiple disabilities.

I am lucky to be the teacher of 20 incredible 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds with various disabilities including Autism, Down syndrome cerebral palsy, and more.

Most of my students are nonverbal and communicate through pictures, gestures, or AAC devices. In my classroom, we focus on teaching communication, social-emotional, play and independent functioning skills in addition to academics. Each day, my students come ready and excited to learn new things. I am truly honored to be their teacher and look forward to helping them grow throughout the year. Thank you for considering donating to an amazing group of students.

My Project

We have had a great first half of the year learning, playing, and having fun, but we need some more supplies to make it to the end of the year. Many of the resources that my students use to learn require lamination, Velcro, and ink. My aides and I make the adapted materials to meet each child's individual learning goals.

We need laminating sheets and Velcro to make more adapted materials for my students.

With these supplies, we can better individualize instruction to ensure that all of my students receive developmentally appropriate activities.

In addition to the Velcro and laminating sheets, I am hoping to get an ABC matching activity for my students to work on letter identification and matching. In preschool, we are always looking for fun activities to teach the alphabet, and I think that my students will love this new activity.

My students enjoy music and a new electronic piano will be a great addition for students to choose from during free choice time.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Velcro USA Hook 70/WI07525 70/71 TEXACRO Adhesive-Backed Hook-Side Only: 3/4" x 75 ft. Hook-Side only, White • Amazon Business $32.30 2 $64.60
Velcro USA Loop 71/WI07525 70/71 TEXACRO Adhesive-Backed Loop-Side Only: 3/4" x 75 ft. / Loop-Side only, White • Amazon Business $30.79 2 $61.58
Pluqis Thermal Laminating Pouches 5 mil, 9 x 11.5 inch (200 Letter Size Sheets), Use with Any Thermal Laminator, Clear, Glossy, Wrinkle Free, Anti Static, Photo Safe, Waterproof • Amazon Business $30.59 2 $61.18
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery by FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops, Alphabet Matching & Fine Motor Skills Toy, 26 Double Sided Pieces, Ages 2+ • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Silly Sounds Light-up Piano • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

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