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Ms. Hadley from Kalamazoo MI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Weighted Friends

Help me give my students with sensory needs to sit and learn with their friends.

  • $264 goal

This project expired on February 22, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with Pre-K children that are imaginative and curious about the world around them. They desire to have fun and learn about what is around them. They may be small, but they love to play and learn at the same time. They have tons of energy and are excited by new experiences.

I seek to give them an imaginative and creative education.

I think learning can and should be fun. I am seeking the materials to create this atmosphere. I seek to fund projects that will help have a fun educational experience. I want to give my kids hands-on experiences with materials that allow their own creativity and imagination to grow.

My Project

So time it just hard for kids to settle down. For so children with sensory needs,​ it is almost impossible for them. We have found weight friends can help.

The weighted stuff animals and backpack will help these students to learn much better.

Your gift can help these children no longer be frustrated with learning. We have seen children go from not wanting to even come to school to starting know letters and numbers, all because of the help from one of these weighted friends.

Thank you so much for helping our students be the best that they can be.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TURTLE BACKPACK • School Specialty $71.92 1 $71.92
TEACHERS PET CLOE • School Specialty $26.48 2 $52.96
PILLOWS - SMILING STARFISH SET OF 2 • School Specialty $49.20 1 $49.20

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