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Ms. Hawkins from San Diego CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Storage Closet Makeover to Sensory Student Space

My students need tables and sensory materials to transform this old storage closet into a usable student work space and sensory room for kids with special needs.

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students attend a fully-inclusive charter school, meaning that students with a diverse range of special needs learn and play together in the general education setting. To be successful in this setting, many students need extra supports and creative teaching methods. They have disabilities such as Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, and ADHD.

At my school, 20% of students qualify as having special needs, as compared to about 11-12% in typical public schools.

We need your support in order to provide the best learning environment for these unique individuals.

My Project

Sitting at a desk all day can be hard for grown-ups, let alone students with special needs! Your generous donation will help transform an old storage closet into a usable student work space and sensory room.

Sometimes, you just need a break!

Exercise balls, scooter board, trampoline, and an exercise mat will provide movement for wiggly bodies while drop-leaf desks and chairs will create a quiet work space for students who are noise-sensitive or just easily distracted. Sensory activities can help get our students in that "just right" place for learning.

At our small school, space is at a premium. Your support will ensure that no square foot goes unused so that every student has the opportunity to receive what their unique learning style demands.

Ms. Hawkins
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
We Sell Mats Folding Exercise Gym Mats, 4 x 10', Purple • Amazon Business $119.95 1 $119.95
Haotian Wall-mounted Drop-leaf Table, Folding Kitchen & Dining Table Desk, Children Table,60cm(23.6in)X40cm(15.7in),black,FWT03-SCH • Amazon Business $44.95 2 $89.90
Stamina 36-Inch Folding Trampoline • Amazon Business $31.89 1 $31.89
Cosom 12 Inch Plastic Childrens Scooter Board With 2 Inch Ultra-Glide Nylon Casters and Safety Guards for Physical Education Class, with Safety Handles, Sitting Scooter Board, Orange • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
Exercise Ball with Foot Pump (GYM QUALITY FITNESS BALL) - 2000lbs Anti-burst - Also Known as: Fitness Ball - Yoga Ball - Swiss Ball - Multiple Colors and Sizes - (Blue, 55cm) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Exercise Ball with Foot Pump (GYM QUALITY FITNESS BALL) - 2000lbs Anti-burst - Also Known as: Fitness Ball - Yoga Ball - Swiss Ball - Multiple Colors and Sizes - (Blue, 75cm) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$299.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.81

Total project goal

$425.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.42

6 Donors

-$350.00

Donations toward project cost

-$297.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.50

match offer

-$75.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.31

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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