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Mrs. Peterson from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory for Students

My students need a wide variety of sensory processing toys/objects for sensory breaks, manipulative, and needs.

  • $218 goal

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My Students

I work in a unique school environment, with unique students. I teach special education to grades K-6. My fantastic group of students are all very different learners, but work very hard every day to achieve and overcome goals. We do not see each other as students with labels, but students with unique learning situations that need a little extra TLC from an amazing teacher!

Determined, hardworking, and understanding, my students come to my classroom ready and willing to learn and beat the odds against them, daily.

Each student that comes into my classroom loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best varies greatly between each one of them. I incorporate a variety of learning strategies based on student needs and strengths, inclusion strategies for the classroom environment, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

My students have unique behaviors, including sensory needs and preferences. I am a special education teacher who teaching a truly special group of K-6th grade students - who are ALL uniquely created. Most of us take for granted the ability to self regulate when we are under stress or pressure.

My students and I are requesting various sensory items that will assist in helping them students to calm down and to deescalated their sensory overloads that they all experience.

These items, including a variety of fidget toys, busy boards, LED light filters, and more, will be placed in our sensory room for students to use at any time that they feel that they need to relax and to calm down.

By helping my students to learn how to better self regulate their sensory needs independently, it will help them to be able to handle being integrated into the regular education setting in during their school hours.

Mrs. Peterson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fluorescent Light Covers Cozy Shades - Softening Light Filter for Game Room, Classroom, Office, Kids Bedrooms, Or Hospital Room 48 x 24 inches - Set of 4 - Off White/Beige • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Fat Brain Toys Squigz Starter Set, 24 Piece • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
BUCKLE TOY BUSY BOARD - Learn to Snap, Zip, Tie Shoe Laces and Buckle • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Infantino Sensory Press and Stay Sensory Blocks • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by YoYa Toys - 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Tytroy 5"X7" 3D Pinpoint Impressions Metal Pin Art - Plastic and Metal • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
Squishy Mesh Stress Balls by YoYa Toys - 3 Pack - Non Toxic Rubber Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Enhanced Blood Circulation, Special Needs, Autism & Disorders - 2.4 Inches Size • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Wilbarger Method Therapressure Therapy Brush (Bag of 2) • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
Sensory Ring and Fidget Toy | Soft, Flexible Ring and Rubber Spikes | Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety| Promotes Focus and Clarity | Children, Youth, Adults Sensory Toys • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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