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Ms. Giroux from Seattle WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reinforcing Toys for Preschool Autism Discrete Trial Learning

My students need engaging and highly reinforcing toys to help them meet their academic, social, communication, and adaptive goals through discrete trial learning.

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our classroom serves preschoolers with autism from four schools in central Seattle. They attend sessions in our classroom for additional services and interventions to target social skills, adaptive/life skills, and academic skills. An area of focus is self-regulation in response to their unique sensory needs.

Our students love movement, dancing, music, exploring their environments, and learning new things.

They are learning to communicate their needs, work within a class community, and develop independence in their social, life and academic skills.

My Project

As we teach students with autism, we use research based approaches such as discrete trial learning. Through associating a correct response with a reinforcing and highly motivating item, we shape students' behavior, thus reaching our academic, social, communication, and adaptive goals. Student engagement in discrete trial learning hinges not only on positive relationships with their teachers but also on their motivation in receiving a preferred toy when they correctly respond. We need new and exciting toys to keep our students motivated to learn and grow. The toys in this project were chosen based on the specific interests of our current students. They love toys that light up, make sounds, and inspire their creativity.

Ms. Giroux
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Piggy Bank • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Playskool Explore N' Grow Busy Ball Popper • Amazon Business $28.94 1 $28.94
Battat Sound Puzzle Box • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Funmily Baby Pop Up Animals Educational Shape Color Recognition Early Development Toy • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Mirari Pop! Pop! Piano • Amazon Business $22.41 1 $22.41
Melissa & Doug Service Station Parking Garage With 2 Wooden Cars and Drive-Thru Car Wash • Amazon Business $21.89 1 $21.89
Pull Back Cars Alloy Vehicles Set Mini Car Model Construction and Raced Trucks for Toddlers Gift 8 PCS • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Toysery Dinosaur Bubble Shooter Gun Light Up Bubbles Blower with LED Flashing Lights and Sounds Dinosaur Toys for Kids, Boys and Girls. • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Battat Pound and Roll Learning Toy for Toddlers (Includes Hammer + 4 Balls) • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Goodnight Moon • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93
Where's Spot? • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book • Amazon Business $4.71 1 $4.71
Coloring Books for Kids & Toddlers: Animals Coloring: Children Activity Books for Kids Ages 2-4, 4-8, Boys, Girls, Fun Early Learning, Relaxation for ... Workbooks, Toddler Coloring Book (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63

Materials cost

$224.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$276.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.88

Total project goal

$325.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$325.87

2 Donors

-$325.87

Donations toward project cost

-$276.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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