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Mrs. Cadena from Wylie TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Room Needs

Help me give my students have tools to help calm them during anxious moments with sensory tools.

  • $1,236 goal

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My Students

My students are very special students. They are students that have an intellectual disability. This ranges from autism with behaviors to Downs Syndrome to those students that are just intellectually low. We also have a few students who are visually impaired.

We have been given a room to use as a sensory room for our students with special needs.

It will also help students who are mainstreamed that need a place to use to calm down or to prevent the students from exploding.

I am asking for items to put in the sensory room to help not just my students in a self contained classroom but those students who need a space outside my classroom.

My Project

My students (in a self contained classroom) and other students in the general education setting have tons of sensory needs. I have the opportunity to create an environment to help settle students who may be overstimulated in the classroom

Sensory needs range from pressure, to light, to swinging or jumping.

It is a release for students in a self contained classroom and the few students in the general education setting that have the sensory needs.

Students will be allowed to pick what works best for them individually to help them release the build up of emotion before the emotion releases in forms of them being physical or verbal towards others.

Mrs. Cadena
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 10 students.

24 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Playz 500 Soft Plastic Mini Play Balls with 8 Vibrant Colors - Crush Proof, No Sharp Edges, Non Toxic, Phthalate & BPA Free - Use in Baby or Toddler Ball Pit, Play Tents & Tunnels for Indoor & Outdoor • Amazon Business $57.95 4 $231.80
Spin Disc for Kids, Sit & Spin Spinning Saucer for Motor Skills & Balance Coordination Rotating Play Disk for Children, Dizzy Toy for School, Recess, Playtime, 26" x 24" Spinner • Amazon Business $170.32 1 $170.32
Milliard Crash Pad | Sensory Pad with Foam Blocks for Kids and Adults + Bonus Washable Cover | 5ft x 5ft • Amazon Business $154.00 1 $154.00
Haotian FST15-DG, Comfortable Relax Rocking Chair, Lounge Chair Relax Chair with Cotton Fabric Cushion • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Harkla Hug (60 inches) - Inflatable Sensory Pea Pod - Peapod Great for Sensory Seekers, Ages 6 to 12 • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Quility Indoor Therapy Swing for Kids with Special Needs | Lycra Snuggle Swing | Cuddle Hammock for Children with Autism, ADHD, Aspergers | Ideal for Sensory Integration (Up to 165lbs, Light Blue) • Amazon Business $89.70 1 $89.70
ProsourceFit Tri-Fold Folding Thick Exercise Mat 6’x2’ with Carrying Handles for MMA, Gymnastics Core Workouts, Blue • Amazon Business $32.32 2 $64.64
Marcy Trampoline Cardio Trainer with Handle ASG-40 • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Harkla Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - 5-pounds - Great Lap Weighted Blanket for Children with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
LIGHTESS 300 LED String Fairy Light Outdoor/Indoor Curtain Light for Holiday Decoration (Cold White) • Amazon Business $19.59 1 $19.59

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