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Mrs. Makara from Portland OR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need to Wiggle Our Waggles Away!

My students need sensory integration tools to help them be successful in learning.

  • $592 goal

This project expired on June 24, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember how hard it was to sit in a classroom and learn? This is a reality for many students. To learn they need movement and sensory integration.

We are a community of 30 first graders in a Title I school in Oregon.

Our school population is 77% free and reduced-price lunch. Many of our students do not have books in the home. Our district does not give a classroom budget for teachers to purchase supplies or materials for the classroom.

My Project

Sensory integration will allow my students to focus on their work while achieving their first grade goals. The sit and move cushions and therapy bands will allow my students to move while sitting. The other items will address my students' various sensory needs.

Imagine being in a classroom where each student's needs are met.

Where every student has what they need to be successful. By donating to this project you are helping me meet my student's needs and helping them become successful learners.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gymnic / Movin' Sit Jr Child's Inflatable Wedge Chair Cushion • Amazon $29.58 5 $147.90
Sportime Super Pro Anti-Burst Therapy Balls - 65cm - Green • Amazon $33.99 2 $67.98
Abilitations Integrations Larry Lizard Weighted Toy, 4 Pounds • Amazon $54.99 1 $54.99
Abilitations Weighted Smiling Star Fish Pillows (Set of 2) • Amazon $50.17 1 $50.17
Thera-Band 6-Yard Exercise Band (Red, Medium) • Amazon $12.50 4 $50.00
Abilitations Sensory Squishy Fidgets Ocean Animals Set - Set of 5 • Amazon $48.99 1 $48.99
Occupational Therapy OT Theraputty (6 pack) • Amazon $17.62 2 $35.24

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