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Mrs. Edkins from Brooks GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Touch Everything!

Help me give my students materials to create a colorful and diverse sensory area for our school.

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our school are very unique. They each have a different origin story about how and why they came to our school. Some have been in home school environments, some from public schools, or other smaller school environments. My personal philosophy is that they needed something different and came to LT to find it. That makes this a voyage of discovery for all of us.

The students in the first grade are the absolute best kids in our school!

There are two teachers and two assistants in our First Grade so both classes of kids seem to belong to all of us. There are 45 students in the two classes and we do many things together, including our exhibition night projects. The kids are smart, excited, eager to learn, and very curious! They love stories and creating. They also talk a lot! I like to think that is their creativity escaping from their squirmy bodies. We all work together to provide a calm safe, and positive learning environment.

My Project

Our project is to create a sensory area where students can jump, step, hop, and touch everything in the area. This area can be used as a calm down area for some students who are frustrated or angry. It can also be a relaxing and peaceful area for students with anxiety.

We want to make this Sensory Area to benefit the whole school.

At our school, the students are not allowed to touch the walls because they are covered with student projects most of the time. We are unique in that we have three Exhibition Nights during the year where the entire school is filled with informational and creative student-created projects. Our STEAM project this year for 1st Grade is to create this sensory area so there is one area that can and should be touched and experienced.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TaoTronics LED String Lights 33 ft with 100 LEDs, Waterproof Decorative Lights for Bedroom, Patio, Parties (Copper Wire Lights, Warm White)-2pack • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Montessori Lower and Capital Case Sandpaper Letters w/ Boxes • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
69 Pack 12x12, Premium, Permanent, Outdoor, Self Adhesive Vinyl Sheets in 34 Assorted Glossy Colors Including Matte Black and White for Cricut, Silhouette, Brother and Other Craft Cutters. • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
JTEEY 10 Pieces Colored Masking Tape Rainbow Masking Tape Labelling Tape Graphic Art Painters Tape Roll for Fun for Arts DIY, Home Decoration, Office Supplies … • Amazon Business $11.79 2 $23.58
Norbi Willow Voile Tulle Room Window Curtain Sheer Voile Panel Drapes Curtain 39.4'' x 78.8" L (Green B) • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
Removable Multi-Colored Vinyl Dry Erase Circles + 10 FREE Dry Erase Markers with Erasers BUNDLE PACK! Perfect for Students and Teachers in Classroom and/or Homeschooling (All-Colored, 8Pack) • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
Coast Athletic CA8700 Famous Foam Pool Noodles, 4 Piece • Amazon Business $18.91 1 $18.91
Educational Insights Teachable Touchables Texture Squares • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
Avery Dennison The Original Buttoneer Fastening System by (Buttoneer System) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Infantino Sensory Press and Stay Sensory Blocks • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Colorful Dry Erase Dots Circles Whiteboard Marker Removable Vinyl Stickers Wall Decal Spots for Dills & Training School Teaching Progress Classroom Students' Table & Desk • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
GatorCrafts NEW: Multi Colored Duct Tape - Variety Pack -6 Colors - 10 yards x 2 inch rolls. Girls & Boys Kids Craft Duck Set, Fun DIY Art Kit – Rainbow: orange green yellow pink blue yr • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Roylco Inc. Really Big Buttons 60/Pkg. • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Original Buttoneer Fastening System Refill Pack-100/Pkg • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77

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