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Mrs. Neff from Louisville OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Satisfy Sensory for Students

Help me give my students lights and fidget toys to meet their sensory needs and help them to focus better.

  • $481 goal

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My Students

I teach preschoolers in a school district in Ohio. Half of my students are 3-5 years old with special needs and the other half are considered typically developing role models. Some of my students have speech and language disabilities, autism, social emotional disabilities, Down Syndrome, fine and gross motor weaknesses, learning disabilities and many other special needs. About half of the students come from low income households. At their young age they are excited about learning and eager to participate in the hands-on experiences I provide for them.

My Project

Many of the students in my classroom have sensory integration disorders and need special materials to meet their sensory needs so that they can focus better. The children needs lights for visual stimulation, toys that can be squeezed stretched and manipulated and a comfortable place to sit as they calm down. These toys that activate and calm their senses will help them to focus on essential learning activities in the classroom. It is essential to have materials like this on order to meet the sensory needs of the children. When we can meet their sensory needs they are able to calm down and focus in order to learn the essential skills for classroom success. These materials will be used with children that have a variety of special needs, but many of the children who will benefit most have autism spectrum disorders.

Mrs. Neff
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Bean Bag Chair and Ottoman Set, Chocolate and Sand • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
16W Fiber Optic Star Ceiling Light Kit, 28 Keys Sound Sensor Musical RGBW Remote 0.75mm/0.03in 6.5ft/2m 450pcs • Amazon Business $80.00 1 $80.00
Slinky 24-Pack Pop Toobs • Amazon Business $28.90 1 $28.90
Electric Jellyfish Lava Aquarium Lamp, USB Table LED Mood Night Light with Color-Changing for Kids Home Decoration • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
BESTOMZ 4 Pack Liquid Motion Timer Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidgeting, Captivating Distraction • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
19 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Bundle, Stress Relief Toys for Adults and Kids- Fidget Cube/Bike Chain/Liquid Motion Timer /Rainbow Ball Magic/Mesh Ball- Perfect for ADD/ADHD • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Fiber Optic 4 Pack Multicolored Set 9" Light Base by Playlearn • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Bits and Pieces - Sand in Motion - Blue Sandscape - Desktop Art - Sand Picture - Soothing Motion of Drifting Sands - Endless Fun for Every Desktop • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
E&A Ice Fiber Optic Mood Novelty Lamps Lighting Glacier Lite with Color-Changing Crystals Base • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
EDsportshouse DNA Stress Relief Balls Set(3 Pack)-Squeezing & Fidget Balls-Risk-Free Sensory Rubber Toy Balls for Anxiety Kids/Adults with Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits & More • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Homder 12 Pack Colorful Sensory Fidget Stretch Toys Helps Reduce Fidgeting Due to Stress and Anxiety for ADD, ADHD, Autism(6 Colors) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Hart Squiggle Wiggle Writer, Multicolor • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$372.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$408.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.06

Total project goal

$480.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$480.41

2 Donors

-$143.62

Donations toward project cost

-$136.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$320.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$272.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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