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Mrs. Y. from Pflugerville TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Item

My students need items that give them access to sensory when they cannot express themselves with their words.

  • $250 goal

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My Students

My students are a group with diverse learning capabilities. I enjoy every day that I come to work because no two days are the same. I am a special education teacher at a fantastic elementary school. My responsibility is to bridge any gap that any one of these students may encounter. When it comes to academics some tasks present themselves to be very mundane and monotonous, so I try to add some spice to it by incorporating technology or using kagan structures, or even throw in a board game. My students respond really well to the variety of ways that I teach them a concept, they are always very courteous, eager to learn and grateful, which warms my heart!

My Project

We have a sensory room next to my classroom. I have so many students who have sensory issues and become very upset very quickly due to over stimulation. Right now we are very limited as to what we can offer a student to soothe them in this room and these items would be greatly used and appreciated. Sensory resources allow students the opportunity for a better educational experience, and I want my students to have the best educational opportunity available.

The calming fiber optic lights offer the students an opportunity to relate their feelings to the color of the light and express the relationship between the two.

The balance board gives them an opportunity to focus their energy elsewhere. The diffuser will allow a calming scent to be provided to the student. The lamps will allow the student to be able to sit in an ambient location without the harsh fluorescent light that hurt their eyes. The wooden gym, DNA Stress Ball, and Liquid Motion Bubbler Fidget Toy give students an outlet for thinking about something else instead of their frustration.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Light Accents 6113-21 Floor Lamp 72" Tall with White Shade (Black) • Amazon Business $26.95 2 $53.90
Klikel Elle Black Ceramic Oil Diffuser Ultrasonic W/light • Amazon Business $36.35 1 $36.35
Little Star Classic Wooden Abacus And Circle Bead Maze Game • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
INSFIRE 2Pcs LED Multicolor Changing Fiber Optic Fountain Night light Calming Lamp For Wedding Christmas Party Holiday • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Sivan Health and Fitness 16" Balance Board • Amazon Business $18.13 1 $18.13
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 $12.97 1 $12.97
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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