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Mrs. Bell from Indianapolis IN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super Kids With Sensory Needs!

My students need noise cancelling head phones and weighted lap animals!

  • $309 goal

This project expired on December 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very diverse group of children with one thing in common - they all attend an urban, public Montessori school. Eighty-one percent of the students qualify for free lunch and 88% of the students are a racial minority.

We follow the teachings of Maria Montessori to meet the needs of the whole child - physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually through following and allowing the child to guide his or her learning.

I am fortunate to be in a school that sees music as an integral part of the child's development and encourages musical growth and expression.

My Project

I am so fortunate to teach in a school that believes in the value of all children. This school year several children with sensory needs have joined our school community. Noise cancelling headphones and weighted lap animals would help make school a more pleasant place for them to learn and grow.

I want my students to enjoy school and music class, but because of how they experience sound my class can be difficult.

With the noise cancelling headphones, my sensory avoiders would have a better chance of enjoying our (sometimes) loud music experiences. The weighted stuffed dog will provide sensory input that is calming to my students who struggle to stay in their seats.

Thank you so much for checking out this project and being willing to help my sensory kids have a positive music experience!

Mrs. Bell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Huggaroo Weighted Lap Pad: 100% Washable Stuffed Animal Sensory Toy for Children with Sensory Needs such as Autism, Stress Relief, ADHD, Anxiety Relief; Weighted Blanket Alternative • Amazon Business $45.99 2 $91.98
HearTek Kids Earmuffs Hearing Protection with Travel Bag- Junior Defenders Ear Muff - Noise Reduction, Cancelling, Blocking Protectors For Children, Small Adult, Baby, Boys, Girls, Women - Adjustable • Amazon Business $15.99 3 $47.97
HearTek Kids Earmuffs Hearing Protection with Travel Bag- Junior Defenders Ear Muff - Noise Reduction, Cancelling, Blocking Protectors For Children, Small Adult, Baby, Boys, Girls, Women - Adjustable • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Muted Designer Hearing Protection For Infants & Kids - Adjustable Children's Ear Muffs from Toddler to Teen - Origamisaurus • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Muted Designer Hearing Protection For Infants & Kids - Adjustable Children's Ear Muffs from Toddler to Teen - Rainbow Hearts • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$228.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$262.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.29

Total project goal

$308.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$308.62

4 Donors

-$252.45

Donations toward project cost

-$232.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.87

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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