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Ms. Uhl from Las Cruces NM is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Room

Help me give my students the opportunity to have an amazing sensory room by having these teepees as a safe place to refocus and reset.

  • $227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at Loma Heights come from many types of households. Many of our students have had many challenges they have had to overcome. Some students come to school with different types of trauma and our teachers and staff create a place here where they feel safe and want to come. Our students are resilient and are able to come to school everyday with a great attitude and learn. We are a Title 1 funded school which means we have a high concentration of low-income families. Although, we have a high poverty rate, it is still important to give high quality education.

My Project

We are creating a sensory room for kids who have sensory difficulties, diagnoses like ADHD, trauma, autism, etc. This room will be a safe space for students to come rest, refocus, regather themselves in order to return to their learning environment. Kids don't often have a positive space to refocus, which typically results in behaviors and disruptions. This room will be a preventative measure in helping the students to be successful on their learning journey.

We have a population of children that have been through numerous trauma triggers and have a difficult time learning in a general ed room.

This sensory room will help to alleviate their needs in a safe and quick fashion.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bothwin Kids Indoor Teepee Play Tent with Carry Case,4 Wooden Poles (White & Black Stripe Teepee) • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96

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