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Middle School, Music Teacher

This teacher needs your help!

Mrs. Farmer from Bedford Hts. OH is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Relaxed Minds= Maximum Learning

Help me give my students the materials they need to help them maximize their learning while keeping their minds and bodies ready to learn.

  • $713 goal

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Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

We are filled with joy and excitement every morning when we enter our classroom. We are fortunate to be able to work with a fantastic group of students. They are the most hard working, caring, and supportive group of students ever! They are goal setters and achievers. They impress us each and every day! One can learn so much from just being around them.

They are an unique group of students who have a special zest for learning.

They are an inspiration to everyone they meet. The students are in a self contained special education classroom. They have the opportunity to work with a paraprofessional and myself throughout the day. The students are identified as having multiple disabilities, autism, or an intellectual disability. They push through their individual roadblocks and keep learning their number one priority.

My Project

Many of our students arrive to school very anxious and in a state of mind that is not ready to learn. The materials in the grant will give students sensory options upon arrival that will help them to be in a calm state. The students in our class want to be successful learners, but anxiety and hyeractivity often get in the way.

A calm mind and body leads to maximized learning.

Students are learning ways to increase focus and meet their individual needs through social emotional awareness. The materials that will be purchased will allow students the opportunity to meet sensory needs while increasing focus and learning outcomes.

Mrs. Farmer
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creativity for Kids Sequin Drawing Board, Pack of 1 • Amazon Business $10.19 5 $50.95
CA202 - Cuddly Puppy Weighted Lap Pad • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
YJHSS 4-Pack Extra Large Capacity Pencil Box, Clear Plastic Multipurpose Utility Box, Office Supplies Storage Organizer Box for Pens Brush Painting Pencils College Student Kids School Art Supplies • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
LL837 - Geometry Light-Up Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
CA201 - Cuddly Puppy Weighted Shoulder Wrap • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Kinetic Sand Scents, 32oz 4-Pack of Dough Crazy, Banana, Watermelon and Razzle Berry Scented • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
FB997 - Sensory Beads Lacing Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
BalanceFrom Kid's Puzzle Exercise Play Mat with EVA Foam Interlocking Tiles, 4 Colors (16 Tiles) • Amazon Business $28.81 1 $28.81
Busy Book for Kids, Montessori Toys for Toddlers, Autism Sensory Educational Toys, 12 Pages Toddler Preschool Activity Binder and Early Learning Toys Book - for Boys & Girls Develops Fine Motor Skills • Amazon Business $23.86 1 $23.86
Ocean Wave Projector, Ohuhu Night Light Galaxy Projector Remote Control Ocean Sound Machine with Upgraded 7 Colors Skylight Projector with Timer Music Speaker for Kids Adults Gift Decoration • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Bikilin's toy Play Sand Ice Cream Kit - 3lbs All-Natural Sensory Sand, Cookware Sand Molds Tools, Inflatable Tray and Storage Bag, 44PCS Sandbox Toys Set for Kids Toddlers Boys Girls Gifts • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
iBonny Ocean World Play Tent for Kids Sea World Playhouse Tent for Girls and Boys Pop Up Conveniently Folds Tent Toy for Indoor and Outdoor • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Hhobby Stars 42 Pcs Sensory Fidget Toys Pack, Stress Relief & Anxiety Relief Tools Bundle Figetget Toys Set for Kids Adults, Autistic ADHD Toys, Stress Balls Infinity Cube Marble Mesh Fidgets Box • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Pull, Stretch and Squeeze Stress Balls by YoYa Toys - 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal for Stress and Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders and More • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Creativity for Kids Sensory Bin: Ocean and Sand - Fine Motor and Sensory Toys for Kids • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
teytoy Sensory Buckle Pillow for Children Learning Fine Motor Skill & Problem Solving, Educational Travel Toy, Montessori Fidgets for Kids Plush Threading Counting Zipper-12 Basic Skill • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Infantino Press & Stay Sensory Blocks • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Maykid Play Dough Tools for Kids, 46PCS Playdough Tools Kit Include Dough Accessory Molds Rollers Cutters Scissors and Storage Bag • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
ZMLM Scratch Paper Art Set, Rainbow Magic Scratch Paper for Kids Black Scratch it Off Art Crafts Kits Notes Boards Sheet with 5 Wooden Stylus for Girl Boy Easter Party Game Christmas Birthday Gift • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
BRAPILOT 3" Magnetic Kitchen Timer Visual Analog 60 Minute Countdown for Cooking Teacher Classroom Meeting Kids Children Office... (Blue Color) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Play Tailor Sequin Pillow Cover Cushion Covers 16x16in Flip Sequins Decorative Throw Pillow Case, Silver and Blue • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68

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