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Mrs. Garrison from King George VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Play!Because We Like To Make a Mess!

My students need sensory items like ribbon bells, sensory paint, textures balls, and matching texture fish, all of which make interesting sounds and have variety of textures.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our elementary school special education classroom includes 4 students with vision impairments who also have other disabilities. They are in grades 2 through 5. We would like to provide a sensory rich environment that the students can safely and independently explore.

Our students with vision impairments are eager to experience their environment through touch, sound and movement.

They love to touch a variety of textures, listen and dance to music, sing, and make sounds with the objects around them. A typical day includes learning braille, orientation and mobility (learning to figure out where they are and how to get where they want to go), and compensatory skills, as well as the core curriculum subjects presented to all students.

My Project

Students with autism and visual impairments need fun toys to play with that let them actively use their other senses. Toys that make noise and have various textures make it fun for our students to explore their environment auditorily and tactually!

My students need sensory items like ribbon bells, sensory paint, textures balls, and matching texture fish, all of which make interesting sounds and have variety of textures.

They love to play with toys that are wet, sticky, squishy, soft, crunchy, squeaky, jingly, scratchy, pokey, warm, cold, bright, flashing, stretchy, and/or noisy!

Using all of their senses with these toys helps calm our students and gets the in the mood to learn. The children have so much fun using their senses that they don't know they are learning!

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

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE322 - Lakeshore Sensory Ball Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
HH710 - Shake & Move Ribbon Bells - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP508 - Sensory Stars Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$101.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.56

Total project goal

$157.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.05

3 Donors

-$107.05

Donations toward project cost

-$90.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.06

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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