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Mr. Bomhoff from Firebaugh CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stim for STEAM Sensory for STEAM Students”

My students need these supplies to make learning more exciting! The students that work in my classroom are sensory learners. These supplies would provide hands on activities that promote retention and increase attentiveness during lessons.

  • $1,315 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

Each day, my students come to my class to receive the extra support and individualized attention they require to meet their academic goals.

My students face significant struggles in their general education classrooms and are often overwhelmed and extremely frustrated. I am committed to creating an environment that supports their academic needs, social-emotional growth, and behavioral milestones. Flexible seating, sensory stations, and materials that support their learning challenges are all essential for my classroom's success. My classroom is where students can learn in the way that works best for them!

My Project

The following materials are for students who are hands on learners that love using sensory tools and technology to aide in their learning. The supplies will be utilized to create sensory STEAM stations to further special need students 21'st century STEAM skills. These items will significantly help with overall retention. Also, to make the learning experience more exciting during activities.

The boogie boards would provide an awesome source of technology that my students would greatly benefit from.

The students will be able to utilize a variety of STEAM applications that would increase their overall knowledge, while at the same time improving attentiveness and retention. The hot dot tools will be used to encourage students to learn basic math concepts in a new and exciting manner.

The LEGO toolkits will allow the students to build and code interactive, motorized robots. Contributing to their exploration of engineering, math and science principles. these kits would demonstrate how technology is utilized across multiple platforms.

I know there are quite a few items in the cart, but all of these items will be put to excellent use. Currently I'm working with very limited supplies. I recently took over a RSP classroom that is in dire need of new resources to motivate and increase student learning. The district does everything they can to aid and support our students, but we are a very high poverty school district. I attempt to purchase and aid as much as possible, but I can only do so much myself. Any contributions to the revamp of my classroom will be greatly appreciated.

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Mr. Bomhoff
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Boogie Board 10.5 Inch LCD Writing Tablet (Black) • Amazon Business $39.99 5 $199.95
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Building and Coding Kit (847 Pieces) • Amazon Business $159.95 1 $159.95
LEGO Technic CLAAS XERION 5000 TRAC VC 42054 Advanced Building Set • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99
LEGO Technic Volvoe EW160E 42053 Construction Toy • Amazon Business $115.99 1 $115.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Talking Pen, Set of 6 (New Silver Color) • Amazon Business $50.43 1 $50.43
LEGO Technic Telehandler 42061 Building Kit • Amazon Business $43.00 1 $43.00
Roscoe Learning 124 Piece Magnetic Numbers and Counters Math Skills Set • Amazon Business $16.97 2 $33.94
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Fidget Bands (10-Pack) - Improves Focus For School Kids and Classroom Students - ADHD ADD SPD Autism Sensory Needs - Bounce & Stretch Foot Band For Chairs by Solace • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots High-Frequency Words Card Set • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Learn-To-Solve Word Problems Card Set, Grades 1-3 • Amazon Business $18.61 1 $18.61
Klutz LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions Craft Kit • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Star Right Sight Words Flash Cards, 169 Sight Words and Sentences With 2 Rings • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Money • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Fractions • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
Sight Words Level 2 Bingo Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Trend Young Learner Bingo Game, Sightwords (T6064) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Level 2 Sight Words Skill Drill Flash Cards, Pack of 96 Card Game • Amazon Business $11.32 1 $11.32
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Subtraction • Amazon Business $11.23 1 $11.23
Alphabet Bingo Games • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, 7-Pack (31472) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Sensory Chew Necklace Chewing Tool–(2 Pack with Extra Cord and Clasp) - Sensory Integration, Autism, ADHD–For Boys & Girls–Textured Silicone Teething and Biting (Orange & Blue) • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Multiplication • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Addition • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
Educational Insights Hot Dots Place Value Cards • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
Sight Words–Level 3: Skill Drill Flash Cards • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sight Words–Level 1: Skill Drill Flash Cards • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Educational Insights Hot Dots Math Flash Cards- Telling Time • Amazon Business $6.93 1 $6.93

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