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Ms. ELLett from Austin TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Escape

Help me give my students with disabilities the sensory items they would love.

  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a burst of loving and colorful energy. I run a special education classroom and my students are in major need of more sensory toys and activities in our classroom. I have many students running out of my classroom due to their high sensory needs. I strongly believe my students would benefit from fine and gross motor equipment. My students mean everything to me, and they have huge hearts. They are high energy, fun, sweet, creative, and motivated.

My Project

6 out of my 7 students have autism, most of the students are in major need of sensory breaks throughout our extended school day. The items I have chosen would offer our students a break between academic rotations, and it would also promote imagination and physical balance. This exactly what my students are in need of. These tools and toys would offer my students higher body regulation, brain breaks, Physical movement, and lower anxiety. These items would also decrease behavior problems within the classroom, and would also offer my students more classroom activities. My students are very burned out on the limited activities/toys given by the school.

Ms. ELLett
Grades PreK-2
  • KIPP Austin Connections Elementary School
  • Austin, TX
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Children's Rocker (12" Seat Height) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $112.46 1 $112.46
GONGE Rock Around • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.46 1 $49.46
SpinAgain Stacking Toy • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.86 1 $27.86
SpinAgain Stacking Toy • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.86 1 $27.86

Materials cost

$217.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.28

Total project goal

$295.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.18

4 Donors

-$146.98

Donations toward project cost

-$128.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.30

match offer

-$143.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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