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Ms. Chandler from Kaneohe HI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Education Classroom Needs Supplies

My students need resources to help them learn basic life skills and to keep them healthy.

  • $355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a socio-economically disadvantaged Polynesian community. I have six precious and severely disabled students. All of them are non-verbal and all of them are treasures to their families and to our school. I am new to the school this year and I am the 7th teacher in 8 years in this classroom.

My students have severe disabilities.

All are nonverbal, two are in wheelchairs, two have hearing aids, one has a tracheotomy, one is tube fed, and two are too medically fragile to come to school.

My Project

My classroom for students with severe disabilities needs to be clean and have a variety of supplies to help the students learn social skills and life skills. Because some of my students are medically fragile we go through basic cleaning supplies really fast.

We need hand sanitizer (we change diapers) and sanitizing wipes to wipe down toys, desks, changing tables, wheelchairs, etc.

We need "baby" wipes to clean little hands that can't get to the sink. We need tissues for runny noses and something to kill the huge cockroaches that love our classroom. (We can't use the spray because of fragile lungs.) I continue to gather educational games and resources to support my students' educational and social progress. We are also hoping for some craft items to make gifts for the students' families. And, we still need something to store the supplies for our students (medical supplies, sensory gadgets, feeding supplies, data collection forms, etc.)

The items I hope to add to the classroom will increase order in the classroom, provide basic educational opportunities, and help keep the students healthy.

A couple businesses and people have helped support my students already. Their generosity has been so deeply appreciated. When we get new donations for our classroom, we adults (nurses, therapists, educational assistants, autism support personnel, etc.) get so happy for our students. It is a really big deal for us. Any support that you can offer will be appreciated and put to good use!

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

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This project will reach 6 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kleenex Everyday Facial Tissues, 210 ct, (Pack of 18). Designs May Vary • Amazon Business $33.39 1 $33.39
Professional Disposables Surface zTezi Disinfectant Super Sani-Cloth Wipes, 160 Count (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $30.52 1 $30.52
Sterilite 16248006 Medium Ultra Basket, White Basket w/ Titanium Inserts, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $21.75 1 $21.75
Germ-x Hand Sanitizer, Green, Aloe, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $18.97 1 $18.97
Classic Chutes and Ladders Board Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
CooCu , Framed Sand Art - Moving Sand Picture - Desktop Art , Voted Best Gift! (Black,White,Blue) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Learning Journey Match It! Listen & Play Bingo, Transportation • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
National Geographic Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Trapro Cockroach Traps with Bait Included, Non-Toxic and ECO-Friendly - 10 Pack • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Glue Dots Craft Sheets Value Pack • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Backyard Safari Critter Shack • Amazon Business $9.21 1 $9.21
Gamewright Little Hands Playing Card Holder - Set of 2 • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81
Life Cycle Chicken Learn Chart • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Glue Dots Removable Dot Sheets Value Pack, Contains 600 (.5 Inch) Temporary Adhesive Dots (08388) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Peaceable Kingdom Go Fish! Classic Card Game for Kids - 48 Cards with Gift Box • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Button Wreath Ornament Craft Kit - Crafts for Kids & Ornament Crafts, Makes 12 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Blumenthal Lansing Company Favorite Findings 4-Ounce Big Bag of Buttons, Multi • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Hibery 2 Pack Washi Tape, Decorative Tape Rainbow Candy Color Sticky Paper Decorative Masking Tape - DIY Decoration Washi Masking Tape, 20 Rolls • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Berenstain Bears Inside Outside Upside Down • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Avery Self-Adhesive Removable Labels, 3 x 4 Inches, White, 80 per Pack (5453) • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42
Avery All-Purpose Labels, 1 x 2.75 Inches, White, Pack of 128 (6113) • Amazon Business $1.63 1 $1.63

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