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Ms. P. from Houston TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What Makes You Different Is What Makes You Beautiful!

Help me give my students with autism sensory and hands-on activities for the classroom such as Fire tablets, slant boards, and Magna-Tiles!

  • $995 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a structured, learning classroom for children with autism. These children can only be in my room if their IQ is 60 or below, coupled with significant cognitive and behavioral challenges and social deficits.

I teach a structured learning classroom where the physical structure, differentiated learning areas, and activities are able to meet the individual needs of the amazing students I teach.

This will be my first year working with Kindergarten students, and I look forward to growing and learning with them this year.

My Project

This project is really to support my young students with autism. They are in desperate need of easy-to-use technology; sensory activities; hands-on activities; and more in order to be successful in the classroom. The items I chose for this project are things I have observed in my classroom that my students would greatly benefit from.

My hope is that this project will be a wonderful surprise for my kiddos.

My students come from low-income families and do not have access to technology at home, or adaptive materials needed for them to be successful not only in my classroom but in life!

My students need the touchscreen fire tablets to use district required online websites such as Imagine Learning. This is a reading program designed at individual student levels. At the moment, my students are unable to use the program because they are unable to use the technology given in the classroom.

Ms. P.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) - Black • Amazon Business $59.99 4 $239.96
Visual Edge Slant Board (Blue), A Sloped Work Surface for Writing, Reading, Art and Speech for Optimal Learning - Portable Desktop Magnetic Dry Erase White Board with Clipboard for Kids • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96
Fire HD 8 Case - Zerhunt Ultra Light Slim Fit Protective Cover with Auto Wake/Sleep for Fire HD 8 Tablet (7th and 8th Generation, 2017 and 2018 Release) Black • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Magna-Tiles 32-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids, Creativity and Educational Building Toys for Children, STEM Approved • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Chester Creek Technologies Ctmo One-Button Optical Tiny Mouse • Amazon Business $19.95 2 $39.90
Sensory Weighted Lap Pad for Kids - Includes Cover - Relaxes and Relieves Stress and Anxiety Symptoms Great for Children with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD – Borbona … • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Crayola Washable Finger Paints, 6 Count, School Painting Supplies, Gifts for Kids, 4, 5, 6, 7 • Amazon Business $16.83 2 $33.66
200/Box Clear Heavyweight Poly Sheet Protectors by Gold Seal, 8.5" x 11" • Amazon Business $16.49 2 $32.98
Playlearn Glitter Wand, Magic Wonder Tube - for Kids, Teachers, Therapists, Sensory Room, Classroom, Pointing Stick, Pool Floats, Autistic, ADHD. Jumbo Size. 4 Different Multicolored Tubes. 12.5 Inch • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Sand Timer KeeQii 6 Colors Hourglass Timer 1min / 3mins / 5mins / 10mins / 15mins /30mins Sandglass Timer for Kids, Classroom, Kitchen, Games, Brushing Timer, Home Office Decoration Timers (6pcs) • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
U.S. Art Supply 10 Piece Children's No Spill Paint Cups with Colored Lids and 10 Piece Large Round Brush Set with Plastic Handles • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Special Supplies Loop Scissors for Teens and Adults 8 Inches (3-Pack) Colorful Looped, Adaptive Design, Right and Lefty Support, Small, Easy-Open Squeeze Handles, Supports Elderly and Special Needs • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fidget Pop Tube Toys for Kids and Adults 6 Pack, Pipe Sensory Tools for Stress and Anxiety Relief, Cool Bendable Multi-Color Stimming Toys Great as Gift, Party Favors, and Prizes for Fidgeters • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
US Art Supply 6 Piece Jumbo Children's Tempera Artist Paint Brushes with Easy to Hold Stubby Handles • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96

Materials cost

$803.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$845.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.15

Total project goal

$994.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$994.35

1 Donor

-$994.35

Donations toward project cost

-$845.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.15

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$0.00

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