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Mrs. Dumas from West Jordan UT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Overload!

Help me give my students light filters, weighted blankets, and ear protection to help them with their sensory needs.

  • $294 goal

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My Students

The students in my class are bright, curious and are excited to learn about new topics. Our classroom is a mix of first, second and third graders who have all been classified with a disability and require special education. Their disabilities, however, do not limit their excitement for learning.

Our wide range of ability make for a really exciting, fun environment to be in.

There is always something, for both the students and the teachers, to learn. We all make progress and learn together every day.

My Project

Many of my students have sensory sensitivities, and they require outside help to calm down. Loud and overwhelming noises can easily be addressed by noise-canceling headphones. Or when a student feels overwhelmed with their environment, a weighted blanket would help them become more grounded and help them relax. These tools would help give my students the ability to both calm down from when there is too many sensory stimuli around or to help avoid sensory overload altogether.

By avoiding sensory stimuli in the environment, my students will have a more calm, comfortable space to work in.

It will give them to opportunity and the ability to limit some of the outside distractions and focus more on the tasks at hand. We are so excited about learning, and these tools will only help us progress even more!

Mrs. Dumas
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 14 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fabula Life 7lb Weighted Blanket for Kids, Premium Cotton Heavy Blanket with Glass Beads (60”x41”, 7 lbs) • Amazon Business $59.95 1 $59.95
Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue) Set Of 4 • AKJ Education $25.54 2 $51.08
Fabula Life Cool Weighted Blanket for Kids, Premium Cotton Heavy Blanket with Glass Beads (48”x36”, 5 lb) • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Mpow 035 Noise Reduction Safety Ear Muffs, Shooters Hearing Protection Ear Muffs, Adjustable Shooting Ear Muffs, NRR 28dB Professional Ear Defenders for Shooting Hunting Season, with a Carrying Bag • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
MarvelBeads Water Beads Rainbow Mix (Half Pound) for Spa Refill, Sensory Toys and Décor • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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