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Ms. Prendergast from Augusta GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Room Make-Over

Help me give my students four light sensory materials, a bean bag chair, and a sensory mat kit.

  • $374 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

This is my first year teaching at this school and I want to give the students an opportunity to learn and grow in a healthy environment. The room I am working in is very small and it does not live up to its potential as a sensory/deescalation room.

Students of each elementary grade-level will have access to this room and they are students who strive to meet their goals.

There are many cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds mixed in to this group of students, but I believe we have one common goal: being our best.

My Project

The current sensory room that I am working with has little to no sensory items for the students who will be utilizing the space. The room is a shared office for multiple departments.

I strongly desire to provide students with sensory processing difficulties a safe space to deescalate.

Students of all grade levels in this elementary school will have access to this room, but it is not properly equipped to accommodate the students and their unique needs. These materials will be used to give the current sensory space a make-over that will improve the learning and behavior management experience for the students in special education at this school.

Ms. Prendergast
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 37 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Electric Jellyfish Mood Light • Nasco $93.95 1 $93.95
SE213 - Silly Shapes Sensory Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Soft Beanbag Cushion • Nasco $40.95 1 $40.95
Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue) Set Of 4 • AKJ Education $31.49 1 $31.49
Fiber Optic Light • Nasco $11.95 2 $23.90

Materials cost

$250.28

Vendor shipping charges

$15.88

State sales tax

$17.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.97

Total project goal

$373.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.15

12 Donors

-$224.75

Donations toward project cost

-$191.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.71

Matching donations from our partners

-$148.40

Match offers toward project cost

-$126.14

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.26

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$0.00

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