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Ms. Wisinski from Otsego MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supporting and Promoting Communication Skills in My Classroom

My students need games, toys, and tools to support their many life skill needs.

  • $466 goal

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My Students

I am so excited to continue my educational journey in an elementary classroom for students with autism. I am starting the school year with 8 students grades K - third. Each of the students has been diagnosed educationally with autism. Each student receives direct speech and language services. My students will be working on increasing their communication skills to build on independence. Please help contribute to making teaching a success for the students in my classroom. THANK YOU very much!

My Project

I am looking for resources (games, tools, activities, toys) to bring into my classroom. Specifically, resources that can promote communication, play, social, and functional skills. These resources can help provide lifelong, independent skills that we want our children to have. I'm looking to create communication boards to go with each game/toy to provide greater opportunities for communication. The toys and games I have selected are for the purpose of teaching my students specific skills and making a difference in their education. The toys and games will create creative was for my students to learn. I would appreciate any and all support on this specific project.

Ms. Wisinski
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Melissa & Doug Wooden Town Play Set With Storage Tray (32 pcs) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
IRIS 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $28.85 1 $28.85
Skoolzy Color Sorting Preschool Learning Toys - Butterfly Counting Montessori Toys for Toddlers - STEM Toys for Girls & Boys Age 2 3 4 5 year old - 75pc Educational Math Manipulatives Matching Game • Amazon Business $28.50 1 $28.50
STERILITE 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks Set by idoot Educational Toys for Kids with Storage Bag - 64pcs • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Farm Animals Counters, Set of 60 • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Avalanche Fruit Stand Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Play-Doh Fun Factory Deluxe Set • Amazon Business $18.27 1 $18.27
Learning Resources Mini Muffin Match Up Counting Toy Set, 77 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Melissa & Doug Felt Food Mix 'n Match Pizza Play Food Set (40 pcs) • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Melissa & Doug Wooden Sandwich-Making Set • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
AMOSTING Color Matching Mosaic Pegboard Early Learning Educational Toys for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
Boley 12 Pack 9" Educational Dinosaur Toys - Kids Realistic Toy Dinosaur Figures for Cool Kids and Toddler Education! (T-rex, Triceratops, Velociraptor, etc) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Learning Resources 1-10 Counting Owls Activity Set (LER7732) • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Creative Animal Geo Blocks Wooden Pattern Blocks Puzzles with 20 Designs for Preschool or Kindergarten Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Wooden Toys Magnetic Puzzles Kids Wooden Games 109 Pieces Double Side Education Learning Toys For Children • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
HLJgift Wooden Fruits and Vegetables Lacing & Stringing Beads Toys with Hedgehog Board for Above 3 Years Old Kids • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills Activity Book With Pair of Child-Safe Scissors (20 Pages) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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