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Ms. Diltz from Panora IA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Self-Regulation and Sensory Space

Help me give my students a SQUOOSH chair, a sensory swing, and other tools to help meet their sensory needs to be successful in the classroom.

  • $1,302 goal

This project expired on September 8, 2019.

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My Students

Our elementary students have a wide range of needs both academically and behaviorally. We have found our students don't always have the needed tools to meet their sensory needs. Some of our students have difficulty with sensory processing skills such as tolerating sounds, bright lights, or moving through the hallways. Sometimes these sensory experiences are so overwhelming for our students, it can lead to negative behaviors.

I believe that with our dedicated staff, the right resources, and patience, we can help our students be their best!

Our special education team is composed of 4 teachers and an amazing team of paraprofessionals. We all work together and are hoping to get these needed tools to start our sensory space.

My Project

Right now we do not have a specific space for our students to address their sensory needs. With a sensory room, our students would be able to utilize this space to find the item or items that will give them the opportunity to relieve their stress and allow them the opportunity to return to their learning environment.

These tools will help jump-start this space and get our students the needed tools to help them feel successful in the classroom.

Our students will have access to this space throughout the day before high demand academic times to help maintain focus throughout the day.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CUSHION CHAIR - SQUOOSH CHAIR • School Specialty $203.05 1 $203.05
Huaxi 16W RGBW Fiber Optic Sensory Lights kit for Sensory den Waterfall Curtain Light with Flash Point Fiber Optical Cables 300 Strands 0.03in/0.75mm 9.8ft/3m • Amazon Business $87.96 2 $175.92
Milliard Crash Pad | Sensory Pad with Foam Blocks for Kids and Adults + Bonus Washable Cover | 5ft x 5ft • Amazon Business $154.00 1 $154.00
Premium Extra Large Exercise Mat - 8' x 4' x 1/4" Ultra Durable, Non-Slip, Workout Mats for Home Gym Flooring - Jump, Cardio, MMA Mat - Use with or Without Shoes (96" Long x 48" Wide x 6mm Thick) • Amazon Business $139.95 1 $139.95
Sorbus Hammock Chair Stand for Hanging Chairs, Swings, Loungers, 330 Pound Capacity, Perfect for Indoor/Outdoor Patio, Deck, Yard (Adjustable Stand) • Amazon Business $105.99 1 $105.99
Special Supplies 11-Pieces Set Hilltops Riverstones Stepping Stones for Kids Indoor and Outdoor Balance Blocks | Promote Coordination, Balance, Strength | Child Safe Rubber, Non-Slip Edging • Amazon Business $84.95 1 $84.95
Acanva Soft Polyester Set of 4 Pillow Inserts 16-4Pack, White • Amazon Business $24.81 2 $49.62
SOAIY Aurora Night Light Projector and Sleeping Soothing White Noise Sound Machine for Baby, Kids, Adults with Bluetooth 4.1, Timer, Remote, 6 Soother Sounds, 7 Lighting Modes for Kids Room • Amazon Business $28.80 1 $28.80
ROSH PRODUCTS Mermaid Sequin Pillow Cover 16"x16" Reversible Set of 4 (Blue Gold, Purple Matte Blue Matte, Magic White, Black Silver) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
ROSH PRODUCTS Mermaid Sequin Pillow Cover 16"x16" Reversible Set of 4 (White Silver, Gold Silver, Purple Matte Blue Matte, Turquoise Silver) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00

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