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Ms. Toal from Indianola MS is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sparking Young Minds Through the Senses!

Help me give my students a sensory light table and sensory learning materials.

  • $781 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the most interesting and diverse students in our school in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. We are a class made children with different strengths and needs. I have 6 amazing students with different exceptionalities ranging from Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, to Cerebral Palsy. With these exceptionalities, students need different adaptive materials in order to be successful in the classroom.

Our classroom motto is "We may all be different, but in this school we all swim TOGETHER".

Although every student in my classroom is unique, they all have one thing in common which is a hunger for learning.

My Project

My students are some of the most unique individuals you would ever meet. My students have a genuine love for learning despite the many challenges they face. This year we are focusing on sensory integration in the classroom. Sensory learning is so important to students with exceptionalities because it allows them to engage multiple parts of their brain at one time.

Help us learn start our sensory learning center in our classroom.

We will use the sensory light table during our sensory integration time as well as during math and reading centers. Many of my students are kinesthetic and visual learners and this will help them integrate those learning styles in the classroom. With the sensory manipulatives set, students will be able to have a hands-on approach to learning.

Ms. Toal
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
LL526 - Space-Saver Color-Changing Light Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
LL509X - Light Table Sensory Play Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99

Materials cost

$583.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$663.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.11

Total project goal

$780.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$780.73

6 Donors

-$344.00

Donations toward project cost

-$292.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.60

match offer

-$436.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$371.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.51

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$0.00

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