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Mrs. Abbott from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Space Add-Ons

Help me give my students social and emotional cooperative games, sensory experiences with lights, fidgets, and books to drive focused instruction on social skills.

  • $769 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students who use my space are 6th, 7th, and 8th graders with big emotions. They are passionate, concerned, and active members of the school community. There are times when the interactions within this community are too much and they need a place to refocus and find the calm during the chaos. That is one of the important uses of my space for students.

Students work with me to help build their social and emotional skills and to become stronger community members within the school.

They learn appropriate social skills, how to manage stress and anxiety, conflict resolution, anger management, and ways to adapt in their environments. My students are developing skills that will help them become successful community members outside of the school building.

My Project

The cooperative games will provide students with structured social interactions while teaching needed skills in conversation and cooperation. The sensory tools will provide students with the ability to get input from the world around them and focus their attention. The storage and wall art will provide a bright and organized space for students to work in. The text provides targeted instructional goals to achieve skills.

Students need the tools to learn about social and emotional skills in a fun and meaningful way.

These items will provide students the ability to interact with each other in a learning environment. Students will be able to use the tools when they are upset but also when they are calm as they learn how to emotionally regulate in group sessions together.

Mrs. Abbott
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
16W RGBW Fiber Optic Curtain Light Kit, Flash Point Waterfall Effect Lighting Kids Children Sensory Room Home Decoration 0.03in/0.75mm 13.1ft/4m 450pcs • Amazon Business $119.00 1 $119.00
50 Social and Emotional Learning Mini Lesson Student Packets - Upper Grades: Advisory and Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum for an Empowering Education • Amazon Business $35.55 1 $35.55
Scientoy Fidget Toys Set, Sensory Toys for Adults and Kids(28 packed) with Mochi Squishy, Fidget Spinners, Magic cub, stretchy strings , Squeeze Balls, Flippy Chain, ADHA Toys for Relieving Stress and Anti-anxiety • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
52 Essential Relationships: Emotional Intelligence Game for Home, Work, and School - Builds Communications Skills, Perspective-Taking and Empathy - Created by Harvard Researchers • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
52 Essential Conversations: The Life Skills Card Game for Age 5 to Adults - Builds Social Emotional, Critical Thinking, Growth Mindset & Vocabulary Skills - Created by Harvard Educators • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
SE120 - Swirling Glitter Sensory Balls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Totem the feel good game, Self-Esteem Game for Counseling, Team Building, Family • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Nuolanart- 4 Seasons Modern Landscape 4 Panels Framed Canvas Print Wall Art, Ready to Hang -P4L3040X4-03 • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
You Know Social Skills Games and Therapy Games, A Fun Game That Opens Communication and Encourages Meaningful Conversations to Establish Relationships • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-42 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Clear, 6 Stack and Pull • Amazon Business $22.12 1 $22.12
Toysmith Spiral Mystical Glitter Wand (Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $10.08 2 $20.16
Creative Products Today is a New Day Wood Wall Art Print by Marla Rae 16 x 12 • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Social and Emotional Learning in Middle School: Essential Lessons for Student Success: Engaging Lessons, Strategies, and Tips That Help Students ... Navigate Middle School and Focus on Academics • Amazon Business $17.60 1 $17.60
Mindfulness Therapy Games: Social Skills Game That Teaches Mindfulness for Kids, Teens and Adults | Effective for Self Care, Communication Skills | 40 Cards for Play Therapy • Amazon Business $16.94 1 $16.94
Letz Talk Card Game for Families - Teens, Counseling Therapy Games - Great for Family Travel • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Letz Talk Card Game for Families - Teens, Counseling Therapy Games - Great for Family Travel • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Toysmith Pin Art (Black Frame 3.75-Inch x 5-Inch) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
RA442 - Nonhardening Modeling Clay Bucket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
ONUPGO Chalkboard Labels - 90 Premium Reusable Chalkboard Stickers with 3MM White Chalk Marker for Labeling Mason Jars, Parties, Craft Rooms, Weddings and Organize Your Home & Kitchen • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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