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Ms. Potthoff from Saint Paul MN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Brain Break Kits

Help me give my students their own Brain Break kit to use in the classroom.

  • 2 donors
  • $200 still needed
  • 2 donors
  • $200 still needed

My Students

Not to brag, but I believe that I have the best students in the world. Middle school is rough, but my students come to my class and see it as a safe spot to be themselves. I teach in a diverse aerospace magnet school in St. Paul where students have the opportunity to get hands-on experience in flight simulators and engineering. They are bright, eager to learn, and so proud of their school.

Even though many of my students experience challenges outside the classroom, they come to me engaged and ready to learn.

I am so excited to see what their contributions will be to the world.

My Project

We will be returning to the classroom soon! I am so excited to see my students but school will not be the same. One major change will be that they will not be able to share materials. They will also be asked to stay at their seat for the entire time they are at school. This is going to be a challenge for many of my students so I want to provide a Brain Break Kit for every student in my classroom.

Brain Breaks are necessary for students to be able to focus and complete their work.

This kit will include a couple fidget toys, a deck of cards, a Rubik's Cube, and some coloring pages. During our Brain Breaks, they will be able to access their kit without the worry of getting sick. Thanks so much for looking at my project!

Ms. Potthoff
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4 Pack Push Pop Bubble Fidget Sensory Toy Fidget Toys for Autism Special Needs Stress Reliever Extrusion Fidget Toy for Anxiety, Parent-Child Games (Green Yellow Orange Purple,Square) • Amazon Business $24.99 4 $99.96
Squishy Stress Relief Sensory Toys Fidget Spiky Ball 5 - Pcs Set – Eco-Friendly Squeezy Antistress Toy Balls for Men, Women, Adults, Teens & Children –Ideal for People with OCD, ADHD, ADD & Autism • Amazon Business $10.70 4 $42.80
Speed Cube Set, Vdealen 3x3x3 Professional Magic Cube Set, IQ Games for All Age Kids- 6 Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
NUTTY TOYS Pop Tube Sensory Toy 8 Pack - Fine Motor Skills for Toddlers, Kids & Adults - Best Boys Girls Tweens & Teens ADHD Fidget, Unique Easter Basket Stuffer Present Idea 2021 & Top Birthday Gift • Amazon Business $10.97 2 $21.94
Regal Games Playing Cards, Poker Size, Standard Index,12 Decks of Cards • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
ANIME Coloring Book + 200 Pages: Color +200 Mixed anime characters that you know- anime Coloring book for adults , teen-agers and also kids - Anime Coloring book ( 8.5 x 11 )inches +200 pages • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
101+ Anime Characters Coloring Book: High Quality Coloring Book With Lots Of Anime Characters You Love • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Color +100 Anime Characters: Coloring Book V.2 - Literally 100 Coloring Pages Of The Most Known Characters In Anime World • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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