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Ms. Hammond from Swedesboro NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory and Dramatic Play for Pre-K Autism Classroom

Help me give my students sensory and dramatic play materials to enhance their speaking opportunities.

  • $736 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We need your help! This is my first year teaching in a Pre-K/K ABA Autism Classroom.

My students are 3-5 years old with moderate to severe Autism with speech and language delays.

However, my students are so much more than this! My students are absolutely incredible. Their resiliency, love for learning, and curiosity are truly inspiring. My students have many needs. They receive speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy throughout the week. They love hands-on activities and sensory time.

My Project

All of my students are facing language delays. Engaging in pretend play such as shopping at a grocery store or working at a post office will help to strengthen my students' language abilities.

Dramatic play is very important in a preschool classroom because it promotes academic, functional, and social skills.

Students' vocabulary will increase as they label items. They will be provided with opportunities to ask and answer "wh" questions and to give and follow directions. Dramatic play will also help foster their social skills as my students interact with their peers. My students love hands-on activities and sensory time. Their sensory needs are so important, and I would like to help meet these needs by having materials available to them.

I am hoping to establish sensory and dramatic play centers for my students. I have chosen toys that will help my students' to choose from multiple roles, such as pretending to be a police offer, or pretending to be a customer at a grocery store. Having these dramatic play items will help encourage my students' growth academically, socially, and emotionally.

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30 donors30 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 6 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WB885 - Space-Saver Dress-Up Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
Aeromax My 1st Career Gear complete set of quality career oriented role play - 1CGA • Amazon Business $48.35 1 $48.35
Disney Princess Dress Up Trunk - Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Learning Resources Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set • Amazon Business $29.49 1 $29.49
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Tigerdoe Dress up Clothes - 7 Pc Set - Pretend Play School Set - Career Costume Set - Role Play Costume for Kids - Occupation Costumes • Amazon Business $21.19 1 $21.19
PP307 - Color Me Creative! Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Edushape Easy Grip Soft Foam Sensory Puzzle Blocks, 18 Piece • Amazon Business $19.75 1 $19.75
KidKraft Tasty Treats Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.83 1 $16.83
AMOSTING Color Matching Mosaic Pegboard Early Learning Educational Toys for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
Wecation Aqua Doodle Mat for Toddler, Magic Large Water Drawing Mat with 6 Color, Educational Preschool Intelligence Kids Learning Gift Toys • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
KidKraft 27pc Cookware Set - Brights • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$586.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$624.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.28

Total project goal

$735.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$735.22

28 Donors

-$362.47

Donations toward project cost

-$321.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.10

match offer

-$357.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$303.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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