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Ms. Arzate from Van Nuys CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Purfecting Independent Learners!

My students need the chair socks because it allows them to move the chairs around the classroom by themselves, therefore, increasing their independence. They need kinetic sand and Playdough.

  • $184 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a preschool special education teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep learning exciting and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My preschool program takes pride in including children with different disabilities, such as learning and emotional disabilities.

The students in my classroom are students with autism, Down syndrome, speech and language impairments, Angel Man Syndrome, etc. My students inspire a very special love.

My students need your support to acquire appropriate social-emotional and self regulation skills. By 2 years old, most children have a large vocabulary and can put words together to express their feelings. My students learn and experience things differently. The students in my classroom will highly benefit from fun, auditory, visual, and sensory stimulation safe place.

My Project

These materials will help my students focus on learning and accommodate their needs. Our students with special needs need something extra to allow them to focus. This can be anything from having scented play dough to kinetic sand or flexible seating. For example, in my classroom we have a safe place to help students calm down. Here they can use anything from kinetic sand and scented play dough to calm themselves down.

As a teacher I find accommodations for students and flexibility to help them fully learn to their abilities.

Finally, the students constantly move their chairs and the socks on the chairs will make it easier for students to move them. It will also engage them and motivate them.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Outgeek Cat Chair Socks, 24 PCS(6 Set) Chair Leg Covers Cute Cat Foot Shaped Knitted Furniture Feet Socks Chair Leg Floor Protectors • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Aroma Dough Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Play Dough For Kids, Eco Friendly Playdough Set (5 Pack) , ALL NATURAL Aromas! • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Kinetic Sand The One Only, 2lb Brown ages 3 up. • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
BrookStone Sand Box 9.5" x 9.5 • Amazon Business $11.71 1 $11.71
Kinetic Sand The One Only, 3lbs Beach Sand Ages 3 Up • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39

Materials cost

$114.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.56

Total project goal

$183.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$183.71

3 Donors

-$109.00

Donations toward project cost

-$101.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$64.29

Match offers toward project cost

-$54.65

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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