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Mrs. Griswold from Boston MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Stuff for Sensory Seekers

Help me give my students the sensory tools they need to focus and participate in class!

  • $627 goal

This project expired on January 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom are students with varying disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, emotional impairment, communication delay, and cognitive disabilities. Many of them have experienced trauma in their lives and have difficulty coming to school. My school serves students from all over the city of Boston because of our central location, specialized special education component, and small class size. Although my students may have delays, I want them to have the tools and support to be able to do anything!

My Project

In my classroom, many students are learning to identify when their body needs stimulation and how to keep themselves calm and focused on their work. Sensory tools like fidget toys, weighted blankets, seating options, and do-it-yourself slime can help my students be able to do their best work while in the classroom.

My students are noticeably more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are given tools that help them to stay focused.

They are more proactive about their education when they know that they will get the things they need to deal with sensory issues appropriately and without distracting their peers.

We are learning to control our bodies and figure out our own emotions and needs. Please help us get the sensory tools we need.

Mrs. Griswold
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (CH561WN), HP 61 Tri-Color Ink Cartridge (CH562WN), 2 Ink Cartridges (CR259FN) • Amazon Business $42.89 3 $128.67
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Contemporary, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $60.99 2 $121.98
SENSORY GOODS Child Small Weighted Blanket MADE IN AMERICA - 5lb Medium Pressure - Fido Pattern/Blue - Fleece/Flannel (30'' x 48'') Provides Comfort and Relaxation. • Amazon Business $62.99 1 $62.99
Crayola BIN588200 Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Classpack, Broad Line, 8 Colors, Pack of 200 • Amazon Business $43.78 1 $43.78
Leeche The Ultimate Sensory Toys Bundle 18 PACK Fidget Toys Stress Relief Slime/Infinity Cube/Squishies toys/Fidget Ring For Kids&Adult Add Adhd • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Great For Making Slime, White, Washable, 1 Gallon, 2 Count • Amazon Business $22.56 1 $22.56
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Fidget Toys Set, 16 Pcs. Sensory Tools Bundle for Stress Relief and Anti-Anxiety for Kids and Adults, Pack of Squeeze Balls, Mesh and Marble, Soybean Squeeze, Flippy Chain, Liquid Motion Timer & More • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
JVIGUE Sensory Toys Set- 15 Pack Stress Relief Hand Fidget Toys for Kids and Adults, Sensory Therapy Toys for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Sensory Ring and Fidget Toy | Soft, Flexible Ring and Rubber Spikes | Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety| Promotes Focus and Clarity | Children, Youth, Adults Sensory Toys • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Neliblu Wacky Tracks Snap and Click Fidget Toys for Sensory Kids - Snake Puzzles, Assorted Colors, (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47

Materials cost

$495.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$532.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.00

Total project goal

$626.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$626.67

8 Donors

-$607.26

Donations toward project cost

-$532.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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