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Mrs. Eadens from Aurora IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Immersion - Help Me Make Sense of the World

My students need HELP processing sensory experiences. We need sensory balls, sand, fidgets, and play-dough.

  • $342 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most respectful and loving children I have been privileged to work with. This is rare to find in the 21st Century student. They love every moment, from the opening of a new marker, to the excitement of mixing paint for the first time.

Life brings them challenges, but my students never give up and embrace new chances every day.

Our students are ranked among the highest poverty levels. Most are bilingual, speaking Spanish as their first language. They are incredibly intelligent to speak two languages, and many are teaching me Spanish as well.

My Project

Are you ready to make a difference?

What better way to make the world a better place than to help a child understand the world in a positive way.

I have so many students who are overloaded by sensory processing. Several are diagnosed as special needs, however some are not diagnosed but are socially and emotionally overwhelmed.

Touching something new for the first time can be alarming. But after a few tries, their minds are able to process the experience as non threatening, and they can actually start to enjoy the experience.

This project is for my students who need more experiences in processing through their senses. The products purchased will go directly to my most special needs children. My students need HELP processing sensory experiences. We need sensory balls, sand, fidgets, and play-dough.

Mrs. Eadens
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Time Timer 12 Inch (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
WABA Fun Bubber Non-Toxic, Non-Drying Sculpting Dough, 7 Ounce Bucket, White • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty Mini Tin Complete Bundle Gift Set - 8 Pack • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
Busy Fingers Tangram Gel Puzzle • AKJ Education $26.99 1 $26.99
Educational Insights Playfoam Combo 20-Pack • Amazon Business $21.45 1 $21.45
DNA Stress Ball by YoYa Toys- 3 Pack- Squeezing Stress Relief Ball- For Kids & Adults- Stress Squishy Toys For Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits & More- Risk-Free Sensory Rubber Ball • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
SCISSOR LOOP SCISSOR - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $3.61 4 $14.44
2" Alphabet Cookie Cutter Set of 26 Pieces Plastic Orange by Topenca Supplies • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
WABA Fun Mad Mattr Super-Soft Modelling Dough Compound that Never Dries Out, 10 Ounces, Teal • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Soft Egg Slime Colorful Fluffy Slime Scented Stress Relief Toy Sludge Toys (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
32 Pieces Plastic Cookie Cutter Mold Set, Multi-size Biscuit Cutters, Colors Shapes Sandwich Cutters Cake Cutter Fruit Cutter • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$254.71

Vendor shipping charges

$1.44

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.17

Total project goal

$341.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.14

6 Donors

-$226.14

Donations toward project cost

-$192.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.92

match offer

-$115.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

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$0.00

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