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Ms. Gomez from Yuma AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Safe Zone!

Help me give my students have a safe zone where they can meet their sensory needs while learning.

  • $991 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Different but not less! This is my motto for my special education students at RES. Not only are these kids classified as a minority because of their income and race but they are also singled out for their difficulty with learning. My students are all diagnosed with disabilities that affect their learning. They have a variety of diagnoses that include developmental delay, autism and specific learning disorder. It is incredible to see how motivated these kids are to learn and succeed despite all the adversities life has thrown at them.

My Project

My goal as the special education teacher is to help students find their 'safe zone' that will maximize their learning. Special education students just need a different environment or a different approach than other students to be able to focus on learning. The resource classroom is where I teach my kids to find out how they can meet their sensory needs without distracting others and without missing out on learning opportunities.

With these supplies students will be able to use special seating, or sensory tools to learn what helps them the most.

Simple things such as ball seats, or soft seats can really come a long way. This classroom is also known as a 'safe zone' where the students can come during any recess time or before and after school to receive help with school work.

Ms. Gomez
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA485 - Flex-Space 17" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $113.94 2 $227.88
RR862 - Soft & Safe Tree Seat • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
AA931 - Giant Sight & Sound Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
HH509 - Touch & Feel Mystery Capsules • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
RA709 - Dealing with Feelings Board Book Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $57.50 1 $57.50
RE322 - Lakeshore Sensory Ball Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL904 - Storyteller Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP504 - Gel-Bead Sensory Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP844 - Sight-Word Seashell Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$747.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$53.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$841.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.57

Total project goal

$990.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$990.46

2 Donors

-$990.46

Donations toward project cost

-$841.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.57

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$0.00

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