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Mrs. Cicale from Bridgeport CT is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Ball Tunnel Exploration!

Help me give my students a ball sensory tunnel for student activities for our PreK and our large autistic population.

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is located within a urban financially strapped inner city district where there is not any funding to purchase equipment, and the equipment that we have, has seen better days. At this time, we lack adequate choices for our autistic students to actively participate in their integrated classes. This would really level the playing field for them to enjoy with the other students.

My Project

This ball tunnel has been highly recommended by our visiting Occupational Therapist to help our special needs students explore and engage in various much needed simulation. This tunnel is filled with sensory balls that will give our students a sensory-rich experience filled with color, light, and texture through a mix of materials. This tunnel will encourage self-led exploration. The tunnel will be utilized by all of our ASD classes, as well as our PreK and kindergarten students. We have high and low incidence autistic spectrum classes that would greatly benefit from this sensory tunnel. It would help them be more comfortably active in the physical education class.

Mrs. Cicale
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIT TUNNEL BALL CRAWL - SET • School Specialty $296.13 1 $296.13

Materials cost

$296.13

Vendor shipping charges

$29.61

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.56

Total project goal

$423.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.74

6 Donors

-$258.00

Donations toward project cost

-$226.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.20

match offer

-$156.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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