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Ms. Gasser from Brooklyn NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Room!

My students need to be able to explore their sensory needs through a sensory room that allows them to feel free.

  • $1,186 goal

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My Students

I am a special education teacher in Brooklyn NY. I am currently teaching middle school special education students that benefit from being in a small class and hands on activities. My students are very curious, but often get distracted if they are not engaged in the activity.

My students do not learn well with reading textbooks and being told information, they benefit from being allowed to participate in an activity that is hands on.

My students learn different and each of them have amazing abilities, if they are taught the correct way. It is my job to allow them access to a curriculum in the way that they learn.

My Project

We are currently in the process of creating a sensory room to allow our students to break down barriers on their education. Students are allowed to go into this room when they are having a bad day, feeling overwhelmed and when they need a break from their classroom.

Students are encouraged to choose any activity that they feel would help their sensory needs.

Using the bean bag chairs, stools, and bouncing balls, this will allow students to self regulate their sensory needs. The lamp of fish tanks will help students to relax and deesclate from a situation. With your help students will have the tools they need to create a barrier free learning environment for themselves!!!

We are hoping to create a place that students see as an oasis at school when they need to decompress and relax during the school day. We are hoping with your help to enhance our sensory room to better meet the needs of our students.

Ms. Gasser
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 1205BE Alphabetter Stool for Alphabetter Stand-Up Desk (sold separately), Black Frame/Beige Seat • Amazon Business $126.57 2 $253.14
SensoryMoon 3.9 ft Bubble Tube Floor Lamp w 10 Fish, 20 Color Remote and Tall Water Tower Tank is Best LED Aqua Night Light for Kids Bedroom, Autism or Fake Aquarium Column Stand for Living Room Decor • Amazon Business $157.95 1 $157.95
LuxFit Exercise Ball Chair, Black • Amazon Business $69.95 2 $139.90
ECR4Kids Softzone Wheel of Mirrors • Amazon Business $124.17 1 $124.17
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 320ct (4X80ct) • Amazon Business $10.77 5 $53.85
Bounty Select-a-Size Paper Towels, White, Huge Roll, 8 Count • Amazon Business $18.63 2 $37.26
NEW Squigz Glow-in-the-Dark Squigz Suction Building Toy - 24 Piece Set • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
Seventh Generation Thick & Strong Free and Clear Baby Wipes Refill, Pack of 6 (Total 384 Count) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Pure Boxing Inflatable Free-Standing MMA Training/Punching Bag with Bounce-Back Base • Amazon Business $28.37 1 $28.37
CANTUS Mechanical Metronome Wood Grained Loud Sound / High Precision / No batteries Needed / for Piano / Guitar / Violin / Drum and Other Instruments (Tower design) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
CanDo TheraPutty Standard Exercise Putty, 6 Piece Set (Tan, Yellow, Red, Green, Blue, Black), 3 oz • Amazon Business $22.73 1 $22.73
LotFancy Decibel Meter Reader/ Digital Sound Level Tester, Measurement Range 30dBA -130dBA, Accuracy within +/-1.5dBA, Max/Min Hold Function, Large Backlit LCD Display, Batteries Included • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Teacher Created Resources 1 Minute Sand Timer - Large (20657) • Amazon Business $12.63 1 $12.63
Fun Safe Pin Hand Mold Toy | Impression Sculpture Art 3D for Desk Office Home Room | Relaxing Stress Relieving Therapy-Like Toy | Kids & Adults 3D Art Display | 6” x 8” Display (Blue) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
10 Minutes Gravity Sandglass Hourglass Visual Timer Precise Sand Clock, Durable Vlue Sand Timer • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Newton's Cradle Balance Balls Desk Set -- Art in Motion (5 Stainless Steel Pendulum Balls, 7 1/4-Inch Frame, Black Base) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

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