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Ms. J from Seattle WA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

S is for Special Needs

Help me give my students stuffed animals, wobble chairs, snacks, water bottles, and coloring books.

  • $643 goal

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My Students

I teach PE to students in grades K-5 in a multicultural school that celebrates diversity. My students enjoy running, racing, biking, bowling, dancing, and tennis. They also enjoy reading, math, and playing foursquare and basketball at recess. We are currently at a temporary location while our school is being remodeled.

Every year, we have a family multi-cultural night where families bring food and wear traditional clothes to celebrate their culture.

It's a great time to celebrate diversity at our school.

My Project

I have students with special needs who need something soft and cute to help them calm down when they get very upset. Yesterday, I gave a cute little blue stuffed bear to a student who was crying. She held it and I think it helped her feel better. Later another student got very angry and had difficulty calming down until she saw the same bear and got to hold it. She borrowed the bear for the rest of the day.

The stuffed cats I'm requesting are for students when they need a break.

Students will be able to look at, touch, squeeze and talk to these furry friends to help them feel better.

Having snacks for students who aren't able to communicate that they are hungry or that they missed breakfast would be wonderful. The coloring books will be great for students who need to create something with color when they can't stop thinking about things that bother them.

The juice and water bottles are for students who need more than just a few sips of water from the drinking fountain at school. The wobble chairs are for students who have difficulty going from the standing to sitting position - we often sit on the floor in the gym. Having all these resources for students with different needs will make a huge difference for the students with special needs who need them.

Ms. J
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 15 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Active Kids Chair by Studico – Wobble Chair Pre-School - Elementary School - Age Range 3-7y – Grades K-1-2 - 14" High – Flexible Seating Classroom - Helps ADD/ADHD - Corrects Posture - Red • Amazon Business $54.99 2 $109.98
Annie's Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks, Variety Pack, 24 Pouches, 0.8 oz Each - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $14.92 5 $74.60
CamelBak Eddy Kids Water Bottle, Hip Hippos.4 L • Amazon Business $13.00 5 $65.00
GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go, Apple Apple, 3.2 oz Portable BPA-Free Pouches, Gluten-Free, 48 Total Pouches (12 Boxes with 4 Pouches Each) • Amazon Business $29.88 2 $59.76
Honest Kids Organic Variety Juice Drink Variety Pack , 32-6.75 OZ • Amazon Business $30.79 1 $30.79
Crayola 50ct Washable Super Tips Markers 50 Color Variety • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Variety Pack, 58 Count • Amazon Business $10.96 2 $21.92
GUND Pusheen Snackables Sushi Cat Plush Stuffed Animal, Gray, 9.5" • Amazon Business $18.82 1 $18.82
GUND Pusheen Snackables Birthday Cupcake Plush Stuffed Animal, Gray, 10.5" • Amazon Business $18.77 1 $18.77
GUND Pusheen Snackables Ice Cream Cone Cat Plush Stuffed Animal, Gray, 9.5" • Amazon Business $16.76 1 $16.76
Pusheen Coloring Book (A Pusheen Book) • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Notebook Doodles Sweets & Treats: Coloring & Activity Book (Design Originals) 32 Scrumptious Designs; Beginner-Friendly Empowering Art Activities for Tweens, on Extra-Thick Perforated Pages • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Notebook Doodles Super Cute: Coloring & Activity Book (Design Originals) (32 Adorable Animal Designs; Beginner-Friendly Relaxing, Creative Art Activities; High-Quality Extra-Thick Perforated Paper) • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96
Notebook Doodles Flowers: Coloring & Activity Book (Design Originals) 30 Inspiring Floral Designs; Beginner-Friendly Creative Art Activities for Tweens, on High-Quality Extra-Thick Perforated Paper • Amazon Business $4.46 1 $4.46

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