You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Justis from Sunnyvale CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Like to Move It, Move It!

My students need large motor sensory items to help regulate their bodies throughout the day!

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are all from three to five years old. Our classroom is typically their first school experience. The students in our classroom qualify under the education eligibility criteria for autism, with mild to moderate impairments in areas of social skills, language development, and sensory regulation and integration. Our students come from all cultural backgrounds and beliefs. We strive to make our classroom the best learning environment and experience we can for their first school experience.

Our class consists of eight amazing boys and two wonderful girls who all have an IEP (Individual Education Plan) qualifying under the educational eligibility of autism.

Each student has amazing skills and talents. Each student's IEP is created to build from their strengths and support their unique needs. The majority of our students' goals are created to support delays in the areas of social skills, play skills, academics, fine/gross motor, and coping skills.

My Project

We are requesting some large sensory materials for our classroom. Most of our students have sensory needs and sensory diets, meaning they need to move, wiggle, bounce, and fidget. A sensory diet has nothing to do with food. It’s a carefully designed series of physical activities and accommodations tailored to give each child the sensory input she needs.

Sensory diets can be used as part of sensory integration therapy.

Completing a sensory diet routine can help kids get into a “just right” state, which can help them pay attention in school, learn new skills and socialize with other kids.

We have asked for large motor sensory items such as swings, and the brackets to place them, and fortunately, we have many smaller items to help our students thus far.

Ms. Justis
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Justis is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spider Web Tree Swing - 40 Inch Diameter, Fully Assembled, 600 lb Weight Capacity, Easy to Install • Amazon Business $85.99 1 $85.99
Abilitations 1512739 Inflatable Pea Pod, Kindergarten to 1, 4 to 7 Years, 20" Height, 29" Wide, 48" Length, Vinyl, Junior, Green • Amazon Business $74.99 1 $74.99
Indoor Therapy Swing for Kids with Special Needs by InYard | Lycra Snuggle Swing | Cuddle Hammock for Children with Autism, ADHD, Aspergers | Ideal for Sensory Integration (Up to 77lbs, Dark Blue) • Amazon Business $74.70 1 $74.70
LaTazas Super Aluminum Alloy Fast 360° Rotator Swing Spinner Rope Swivel Connector Climbing Rotor, Safety Swing Rotational Device Hanging Accessory (Blue/Purple) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
MARATHON Swing Hanger - Heavy duty hanger with Ball Bearing Technology up to 60 min continuous moving • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The Learning Journey My First Match It, Dinosaurs • Amazon Business $9.88 2 $19.76
Petit Collage Beginner Jigsaw Floor Puzzle, Safari Babies, Set of 4 Puzzles • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Counting Floor Puzzle • Amazon Business $9.41 1 $9.41
The Learning Journey My First Puzzle Sets 4-In-A-Box Puzzles, Shapes • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73

Materials cost

$328.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.44

Total project goal

$462.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.94

3 Donors

-$462.94

Donations toward project cost

-$393.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.44

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Sunnyvale","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3313295],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3154980,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/we-like-to-move-it-move-it/3154980/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":10,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Justis","authorIds":{"3313295":{"owner":"Ms. Justis","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3154980],"proposalHash":"-1080060514","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp3313295_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1484072885858","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20695860,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTkzNzYzMQ==","NTI4Nzg3NA==","MjMyNDA2MA=="],"teacherId":3313295,"schoolCounty":"Santa Clara","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}