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Mrs. Elliott from Louisville OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

You Can Calm Down!

Help me give my students sensory materials to help with self regulation and sensory issues.

  • $321 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! I teach in a building that is Preschool through the 2nd grade. I teach two half-day sessions. I have 16 children in each class. Eight children in each session have some type of disability, the disabilities range from Speech and Language, ADHD, Autism, Behavior and Cognitive Delays. I also have eight children in each class who are typically developing. I love to watch all my children come up with a plan, draw it out, and then carry it out with their peers. Allowing children to use materials that lend themselves to be open-ended and encourage children to use their hands, is always the best way children learn. It's truly amazing to see what children can learn and how they express themselves through hands-on materials.

My Project

The children in my class need these sensory items to help them learn self regulation and to be able to calm down. The sensory items will give the children another tool to be able to be choose an item to help them focus on what is being asked of them. Sensory items are great tools for children to be able to hold and manipulate and help them be able to calm down. We teach children how to use sensory items to learn how to sit, how to calm down and how to use the materials to help them calm down.

Mrs. Elliott
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SE401 - Liquid Floor Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
PP716 - Tilt & Turn Liquid Sensory Windows • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP504 - Gel-Bead Sensory Shapes - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TC116 - Jumbo Tactile Tangle® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$238.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$272.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.10

Total project goal

$320.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$320.65

2 Donors

-$237.55

Donations toward project cost

-$230.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.10

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$0.00

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