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Mrs. Telligman from Bicknell IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Integration and Manipluation

My students need sensory input and output resources like a swing, bouncy bands and fidget toys.

  • $1,163 goal

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My Students

Our school, though it may be tiny, is a very creative and inventive place for students to grow, learn and succeed. We have a high percentage of students who aren't given the same financial privilege as others. We also have a substantial number of students who have struggles outside of academics. Out of the box thinking and a safe place for all student needs to be met is essential. I believe in doing all I can to eliminate outside factors so that all my students share the same opportunity to learn. I promote learning while enhancing and shaping character along the way.

My Project

The items contained in this project like the swing, bouncy bands and fidget toys will allow a child to meet their vestibular needs and find the motion they are so in need of. The other items like the sand, crash pad and weighted balls will help so many children to regulate their sensory needs.

Sensory issues impact so many students.

If a student's senses are out of alignment, nothing a teacher teaches can be received by a student.

Sensory issues are so commonly confused with a child just acting up. In reality, it is the senses within a child that aren't being regulated that are the root of the problem. Adults have the ability to self-regulate, children need the help of resources to do so.

Mrs. Telligman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Milliard Crash Pad | Sensory Pad with Foam Blocks for Kids and Adults + Bonus Washable Cover | 5ft x 5ft • Amazon Business $139.99 1 $139.99
Sensory LED Bubble Tube - 3 Foot"Tank" With 8 Fake Fish - Floor Lamp with 7 Changing Light Colors - Stimulating Home and Office Décor - by Playlearn Sensory Room, Waiting Room, or Autistic Children • Amazon Business $120.00 1 $120.00
Sorbus Hanging Rope Hammock Chair Swing Seat with Adjustable Multi-Use Stand for Any Indoor or Outdoor Spaces • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Sorbus Kids Child Pod Swing Chair - Hanging Seat Hammock Nest for Indoor and Outdoor Use - All Accessories Included • Amazon Business $29.50 2 $59.00
Fat Brain Toys Teeter Popper - Green • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Skil-Care 912425 Sensory Gel Maze • Amazon Business $35.71 1 $35.71
S&S Worldwide Giant Fiber Noodles (pack of 25) • Amazon Business $34.70 1 $34.70
National Geographic Play Sand - 6 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Stretchy Resistance Fidget Bands Toy Kids 3 Pack | Bounce, Kick & Stretch Your Feet ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism & Poor Concentration | Improve Classroom Focus, Ameliorate Sensory Input • Amazon Business $13.95 2 $27.90
Calming Autism Sensory LED Light Projector Toy Relax Blue Night Music Projection • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Bean Products Soft Weighted Balls - 4lbs Hibiscus (2 pack) • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
Bean Products Soft Weighted Balls - 2lbs Lime (2 pack) • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
Learning Resources Tumble Trax Magnetic Marble Run • Amazon Business $22.57 1 $22.57
ECR4Kids Everyday 3-Fold Daycare Rest Mat, Blue and Grey (1" Thick) • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
SpringFly 030 12 Pack Bundle Sensory Fidget Cube/Bike Chain/Liquid Motion Timer/Rainbow Magic Ball/Mesh and Marble Toy/Soybeans Squeeze Grape • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Foot Massager, Massage Ball, Ice Wrap - 3 Piece Home Spa Set for Muscle Pain Relief and Therapy - Wooden Roller, Spiky Ball, and Cold and Hot Therapy Gel Strap - by Venoly • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Spiky Sensory Rollers (Pack of 3) - Unbreakable Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA / Phthalate / Latex-Free • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Dowling Magic Magnetic Marbles (Pack of 50) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Hicdaw Mermaid Slap Bracelet Sequin, 24 Pcs Sequin Slap Bracelet 24 Color Flip Sequin Bracelet Mermaid Sequin Bracelets Reversible Mermaid Bracelet Wristband Charm Slap Bracelet for Birthday Gifts • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Foam Roller Kit with Muscle Roller Stick and Massage Balls, High Density for Physical Therapy, Deep Tissue Trigger, Pain Relief, Myofascial Release, Balance Exercise • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Toysmith Classic Pin Art (Black) • Amazon Business $15.09 1 $15.09
Therapeutic Putty for Kids and Adults by Playlearn USA | Thinking Fidget Putty and Occupational, Physical Therapy Putty for Hands and Wrists | 5 Resistance Types - Soft to Extra Firm | Complete Set • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Wands, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Premium Quality Therapy Putty (4 Pack, 3-oz Each) for Hand Exercise: Variable Resistance Containers for Rehab Therapy and Stress Relief by Thera FlintRehab • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Hand Therapy Stress Roller, Fidget Finger Muscle Squeeze Massager Resistance Strength Roller Trainers, ADHD Focus Anxiety Stress Relief Boredom Killing Time Palm Spinning Toys , Black • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Halilit HL200 Mini Rainmaker, 8 Inch • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
HoMedics Ribbit Handheld Mini Massager | Vibration Massage, Illuminated Feet, Battery Operated, Assorted Colors | Lightweight, Muscle Kneading for Back, Shoulders, Feet, Legs, Neck • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sensory Brushes (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Boseen Palm Shaped 360 degree Metal Roller Massager- Handheld Body Massage Tool for Deep Tissue Stress Relief and Cellulite Reduction (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Milklion Massage Roller Ball, Tight and Sore Muscles Relief Massager, Alleviating Shoulder, Arms, Back, Abdomen, Legs, Calves, Foot or Muscle Tension • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
MarvelBeads Water Beads Rainbow Mix, 8 Ounces for Spa Refill, Sensory Toys and Décor • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$943.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$987.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$174.31

Total project goal

$1,162.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,162.06

7 Donors

-$1,019.25

Donations toward project cost

-$987.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$142.81

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$0.00

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