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Ms. Smith from Brandenburg KY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sight for Steam!

Help me give my students items to improve visual efficiency as well as STEAM activities.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All of my students are visually impaired or blind. These students do the same work as their classmates when their work is modified to one's ability. These materials will help children improve their visual efficiency skills and maintain visual focus for longer periods of time. The early years are crucial to strengthening emerging skills to build a foundation for years to come.

They are all so thankful for anything that someone does for them.

They are truly my sunshine and remind me to appreciate life.

My Project

My students need various items to help them succeed with visual tasks as they participate in STEAM activities. The portable dry erase boards will allow students to see math equations or science illustrations up close. The black felt is to help block out some of the visual clutter in a classroom so that students can focus on the important materials.

The abacus is to help a child with total blindness do math with her peers in a regular classroom setting.

The dome magnifier will help children see maps, graphs and math equations.

These items will help low vision students progress alongside peers as they use vision more efficiently.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Small Dry Erase White Board – Magnetic Desktop Foldable Whiteboard Portable Mini Easel Double Sided on Table Top with Holder for Kids Drawing, Teacher Instruction, Memo Board. • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Nu-Source Inc. 100% ACRYLIC FELT-1281, 72" WD X 1 YD - BLACK • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
JOLY Protable PU Leather Mirror Folding Desktop Makeup Mirror with Adjustable Stand for Personal Use,Travelling (L, Black) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
SALKOGREEN Classic Soroban Abacus for Kids - Mental Arithmetics Educational Tool and Counting Toy - Indigo Mental Club Edition: 4 Colours, 13 Column with Reset Button • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
2'' Magnifying Dome - Optical Acrylic Portable Paperweight Magnifier Extremely Clear Reading Aid Magnifying Glass Dome Easy to Glide for Reading Books,Map,Newspaper and Magazine by BIJIA(50mm) … • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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