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Ms. Pierce from Rockland MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Stuff for Special Students

My students need fine and gross motor sensory materials to help with over-stimulation within the classroom.

  • $455 goal

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My Students

My role as a kindergarten and first grade special education teacher requires me to incorporate sensory and emotional regulation tools and strategies into the typical standards of these grades. My students have a variety of backgrounds, that make their learning profiles unique. However, each of my students has difficulty regulating his/her emotions and/or behaviors. Having the sensory and coping materials available to these students will allow them to de-escalate and return to their academics quicker and more efficiently. By the end of the year, I want my students to possess the necessary independent skills to access grade level curriculum.

My Project

Some students can't access general education curriculum without sensory and motor breaks throughout their day.

The gross motor items requested, such as the trampoline and plasma cars will allow my students to get their energy level either up or down to participate in daily class activities.

Most of my students have difficulty to self-regulate, so providing them with tools to assist with that is crucial.

The fine motor items requested, such as beading, lacing and tweezers provided options for my students to work independently and calm down when feeling upset. These basic sensory tasks allow my students to redirect their attention from whatever is bothering them to a specific, hands-on activity.

All of these items requested are picked out for their unique ability to assist students with social-emotional and behavioral challenges. My special education students come from all walks of life and present with different cognitive, emotional and behavioral challenges. Having a wide variety of items to assist them in their times of crisis is crucial to academic and future success.

Ms. Pierce
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 10 students.

13 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lil' Rider Ride on Toy, Ride on Wiggle Car by Ride on Toys for Boys and Girls, 2 Year Old And Up, Blue • Amazon Business $28.88 2 $57.76
SereneLife Portable & Foldable Trampoline - 36” dia Springfree Rebounder Jumping Mat Safe for Kid w/Padded Frame Cover and Handlebar and Carry Bag - SLELT367 • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Fastest Charging Station with QC 3.0 Quick Charge,6 USB Cables(3 Types),iWatch Holder,COSOOS Universal 6-Port Docking Stand,Best Phone Organizer Hub for iPhone,iPad,Samsung,LG,Nexus,Tablet,Kindle • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Learning Resources Super Sorting Pie, 68 Pieces • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
EXPO 86601 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 5 $24.85
Skoolzy Peg Board Set - Montessori Toys for Toddlers and Preschool Kids | 30 Pegs for Learning Colors, Sorting Counting - 30pg Occupational Therapy Fine Motor Skills Activity Pegboard Download • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Dragon Too Foam Blocks And Stacking Blocks -Non Toxic- 150 Pcs Creative And Educational- With Reusable zippered Bag By • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Lacing Beads Busy Bag - Perfect Fine Motor Learning Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers. Sort By Shape and Color. Travel Activity • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Learning Resources Stacking Shapes Pegboard • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Melissa & Doug Bold Buddies Hand Puppets (Set of 4) - Knight, Pirate, Sheriff, and Superhero • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
Melissa & Doug Jolly Helpers Hand Puppets (Set of 4) - Construction Worker, Doctor, Police Officer, and Firefighter • Amazon Business $15.21 1 $15.21
XKX 10Set Cute Animal Hand Puppets Toys for Kids,Lots of fun by XKX • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
School Specialty 520848 Skill Building Nuts and Bolts Set, Plastic, Assorted Colors (Pack of 64) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Alphabet Alligators • Amazon Business $12.09 1 $12.09
Short Lightning Cables [5Pack 8 Inch/20CM] COCOFU Nylon Braided Lightning to USB Cable Sturdy Fast Charging Cord for iPhone7, iPhone6, iPad, iPod and iPad 4th Gen other Apple devices - Black+Gray • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Acmer 160 PCS,Plastic C-clips Hooks Chain,Parrot Bird Toy Cage,Bird Toy Parts,Rat Toy Cage,Can also be used as Learning Resource Rainbow Link 'n' Learn Links. • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

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