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Mrs. Watkins from Peoria IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Says Speech Therapy Should Be Boring?

Help me give my students motivational materials that will increase productivity during speech/language therapy sessions!

  • $558 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I provide speech and language therapy for three to five year old children in an early childhood education center. My students often have risk factors and most are in a special education setting. I work with students that have developmental delays, selective mutism, Autism and speech and language delays.

My students work on functional communication, vocabulary, social skills, basic concepts, listening and following directions and speech sound production to improve communication skills in the classroom and home environments.

The goal is to better prepare my students for Kindergarten.

My Project

These materials will allow me to create vibrant, colorful picture materials that will help increase vocabulary development of these young students. The sensory materials chosen are critical to allow these students to stay focused on the task as hand. Children learn through manipulation of objects which is why I am trying to beef up my collection! These objects will help students clearly identify the targets. Then we can match, expand our understanding of them, categorize the items and so much more! Using laminate will help preserve the picture I will print out so I can use them for years to come.

Mrs. Watkins
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 78 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridge (C6578DN) for HP Deskjet 3820 920 9300 930 932 940 955 960 980 HP Officejet g55 g85 k80 v40 HP PSC 750 950 • Amazon Business $58.89 2 $117.78
Fisher-Price Little People Magic of Disney Mickey and Minnie's House Playset • Amazon Business $39.73 1 $39.73
Learning Resources Fox in The Box- Position Word Activity Set, 65 Pieces • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Fisher-Price Little People Advent Calendar • Amazon Business $28.38 1 $28.38
IRIS 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $27.65 1 $27.65
Melissa & Doug Scoop and Stack Ice Cream Cone Magnetic Pretend Play Set • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $23.84 1 $23.84
Fisher-Price Little People Zoo Animal Friends • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Cookie Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.23 1 $16.23
21 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set Liquid Motion Timer/Grape Ball/Flippy Chain/Stretchy String/Squeeze-a-Bean Soybeans/Slime/Mesh & Marble/Mochi Squishy for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety Relief Adult Kids • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Self Adhesive Dots, Hompie 1050pcs(525 Pairs) 3/4" Diameter Sticky Back Coins Nylon Coins, Hook & Loop Dots with Waterproof Sticky Glue Coins Tapes, Perfect for School,Office, Home(White),Mother's Day • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
PlayMonster Lauri Photo Language Cards - Go-Togethers • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
EDsportshouse DNA Stress Relief Balls Set(3 Pack)-Squeezing & Fidget Balls-Risk-Free Sensory Rubber Toy Balls for Anxiety Kids/Adults with Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits & More • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fat Brain Toys Shape Sorter - Take Along Shape Sorter • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Little Blue Truck's Halloween • Amazon Business $11.18 1 $11.18
Playkidz: Super Durable 6 Pack Sensory Balls, Soft & Textured Balls for Babies & Toddlers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
School Smart Nickel Plated Steel Loose Leaf Ring, 1-1/2 Inches, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
Little Blue Truck board book • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Kids Water Beads Sensory Toys: Reusable & Non Toxic Growing Jelly Balls - Educational & Therapy Toy - Safe for Toddlers - 20,000 Colorful Gel Beads • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

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