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Mrs. Dennett from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Prize Store Items for Autism Students

My students need items for their prize store to earn each week.

  • $380 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are children with special needs. Their primary disability is autism. Many of them have secondary disabilities that range from speech impairments to intellectual disabilities. They live in a low socioeconomic area. Many are second language learners as well. The school they attend is highly supported, but with limited resources, it is difficult to provide everything.

These students have very high needs, and they often go without critical resources.

They thrive in an environment that is supported with visuals to explain what something is in a way they understand. Some also use visuals to communicate.

My Project

My students work hard throughout the week. I have been trying to teach them to connect their work to the money they earn for the prize center. We use the prize center for two reasons. It is used as a positive reinforcement system and also as a way to teach financial responsibility to our students with Autism. It is often difficult for students with Autism to develop internal motivation for work. We use a lot of positive reinforcement to help our students grow in this area.

We need high-interest items for the students to work towards earning.

These items include LEGO Super Hero, Minecraft, Creator, and Race Team kits, slime, costumes, phone straps, and other toys. These are items that the kids find highly motivating and want to work hard to buy. The kids enjoy getting to earn money for their work like the adults around them, and they especially love getting to spend it on Friday.

It is not easy keeping the prize center stocked. These items are quite expensive and the total adds up. Your donation will go a long way towards helping us stock our prize center.

Mrs. Dennett
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty Mini Tin Complete Gift Set with Lizard Lips Hypercolor, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Crazy Aaron's 11 Pack Putty Mini Tin Assortment. • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95
Hot Wheels 24-Car Random Assortment Party Pack 2014 and Newer • Amazon Business $26.89 1 $26.89
RioRand Dress Up Costumes Cartoon 5 Satin Capes Set with 5 Wristbands and 1 Exclusive Bag • Amazon Business $21.59 1 $21.59
Frolk Magnetic Blocks - Magnetic Building Blocks - Magnetic Tiles Set With 2 Vehicle Wheels For Kids. Best Stem Educational Toys For 3+ Years Old Boys And Girls Best Value For Your Money! 36 Pcs By • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
My First Flybar Foam Pogo Jumper For Kids Fun and Safe Pogo Stick For Toddlers, Durable Foam and Bungee Jumper For Ages 3 and up, Supports up To 250lbs (Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
LEGO City ATV Race Team 60148 Best Toy • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Minecraft the Zombie Cave 21141 Building Kit (241 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LEGO Super Heroes Captain America Jet Pursuit 76076 Building Kit (160 Pieces) • Amazon Business $15.87 1 $15.87
Glow In The Dark Slime 12 Pack Assorted Neon Colors- Green, Blue, Orange And Yellow For Kids, Goody Bag Filler, Birthday Gifts Non-Toxic - By Katzco • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Random 20pcs Jumbo Medium Mini Slow Rising Kawaii Squishy Cake/Panda/Bread/Buns Phone Straps • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Gazillion Solution Novelty, 8 oz, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
LEGO Creator 3in1 Mythical Creatures 31073 Building Kit (223 Piece) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
LEGO Creator 3in1 Extreme Engines 31072 Building Kit (109 Piece) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
LEGO Creator 3in1 Drone Explorer 31071 Building Kit (109 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
LEGO City Coast Guard Coast Guard Starter Set 60163 Building Kit (76 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.73 1 $7.73

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