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Mrs. Cesak from Riverside CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Talking with Pictures

Help me give my students a picture communication system in order to give them a voice!

  • $193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our special day preschool class consist of children ages 3 to 5 years old, with moderate to severe disabilities, which inlclude but are not limited to: Autism, Intellectual Disability, Down Syndrome, Speech impairment and other health impairments.

Our students have deficits in language and communication, sensory sensitivities and developmental delays.

Their “Nature Classroom” offers opportunities for expanding language, meeting sensory needs and fostering relationships. This classroom also houses the schools mild to moderate special day preschool class which allows the materials to reach beyond one class.

My Project

My students need the mini binders as an alternative communication system, the Velcro will allow different visuals to be available for them to request and communicate their wants and needs. For students who are just learning the picture exchange system, the large sensory tubes will be fun and enticing for them while they learn a new mode of communication.

These communication binders give the students a voice which creates happier, healthier and more manageable students.

The students in special day class rely heavily on visual supports and these materials will allow them to communicate far beyond their classroom. The possibilities are endless once the children learn to communicate with pictures.

Mrs. Cesak
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA931 - Giant Sight & Sound Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
Samsill Fashion 3 Ring Mini View Binders, 1 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, 5.5 x 8.5 Inch Size, Assorted Colors May Vary (Blue Coconut, Dragon Fruit, Blueberry), Bulk Binder - 6 Pack • Amazon Business $25.45 1 $25.45
16 Feet Length 0.75 Inch Width Hook and Loop with Strong Self Adhesive Tape Strip Fastener (White) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
16 Feet Length 0.75 Inch Width Hook and Loop with Strong Self Adhesive Tape Strip Fastener (White) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$120.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$163.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.81

Total project goal

$192.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.05

5 Donors

-$192.05

Donations toward project cost

-$163.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.81

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$0.00

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