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Mrs. W. from Washington DC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Items for Sensational Students

My students need sensory items to help them as they are learning throughout the day. I want to ensure the classroom is a safe environment for all!

  • $599 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

STEM is the center of learning in our classroom. My students walk into the classroom every morning with enthusiasm and excitement for what the day is going to bring. I start each morning by welcoming them with, "Good morning best classroom in the school" and they always respond with "Good morning best teacher in the universe."

While I am definitely not the best teacher in the universe, the relationship I have with my second graders is an awesome one!

My students help everyone around them and this is a chance I have to give back to them.

My Project

Inclusivity is essential in my classroom. I do everything I can to provide an environment that is safe and calm for all of my students. At the moment, I have a "Peace Path" with calming colors and steps to help regulate your emotions, but sometimes my students just need something to keep by their desk. Sometimes they just need to be able to move around a bit. And sometimes, a simple band attached to their chairs, allowing them to bounce in their desks, is enough!

With your donations, I will purchase the Chair Bands for their feet to bounce on, allowing them to regain focus on their work.

I will also be able to provide students who need a moment by themselves some sensory friendly gadgets to use including the fidgets, sensory slime, stress and massage rings, and a few visual sensory items that use oil and calming colors to help students focus and relax. I also need foam kneeling pads and cushions for flexible seating around my classroom.

The squeeze toys I've asked for will specifically be useful for my students with sensory and emotional difficulties. Sometimes the small things make the biggest difference.

For my students that work better on the floor, I've also requested some knee pads and floor cushions so they are able to comfortably sit while they work.

This project will ensure I am able to increase the inclusivity in my classroom. These items will help more than you know!

Your generous donations are always appreciated, thank you so much.

Mrs. W.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chair Bands for ADHD Kids - (12-Pack) Bouncy Kick Fidgets for Elementary, Middle, High School Students and Adults - Best for Classroom Chairs and Desk - (Light Blue) Fidget Feet Band by Feety • Amazon Business $27.99 4 $111.96
Chair Bands for ADHD Kids - (12-Pack) Bouncy Kick Fidgets for Elementary, Middle, High School Students and Adults - Best for Classroom Chairs and Desk - (Light Blue) Fidget Feet Band by Feety • Amazon Business $27.99 3 $83.97
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Square, Assorted (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Set of 4 - Foam Kneeling Pads Garden Knee Mat / Gardening Seat Cushion • Amazon Business $8.98 7 $62.86
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 $21.59 1 $21.59
15 Pack Spiky Sensory Finger Acupressure Massage Rings Fidget Toys for Kids Teens Adults, 5 Bright Colors by V-story • Amazon Business $9.49 2 $18.98
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
Soft Slime Toy Autistic Children Hand Therapy Assorted Neon Colors Green, Blue, Orange And Yellow For Kids Exclusive. (12 color box) • Amazon Business $12.09 1 $12.09
Neliblu Sensory Fidget Snake Cube Twist Puzzle, Set of 3 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
5-Pack of Stretchy String Fidget / Sensory Toys (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) - Stretches from 10 Inches to 8 Feet! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Pull and Stretch Bounce Balls (5 PACK) • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Liquid Water Wheel Timer Toy for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Calming Toy, Sensory Visual Relaxation Toy, Office Desk Toy, Teeth Brushing Timer, ADHD Timer; 1 Piece Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58

Materials cost

$445.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.78

Total project goal

$598.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.52

1 Donor

-$598.52

Donations toward project cost

-$508.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.78

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$0.00

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