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Mrs. Ruddle from Valdosta GA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm Down Boxes for Each Class!

My students need calm down boxes in order to cope with their emotions!

  • $171 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

They are loving, kind hearted students who want to learn. These students try their hardest every day but unfortunately some of them lack the ability to cope with life's struggles. They all come from different homes, ethnic backgrounds, and experiences. Teaching students not only academics, but also life skills can be difficult without the proper tools.

These wonderful scholars are learning about emotions and social interactions.

These specific resources will help them manage stressful situations and cope with daily life.

My Project

Implementing a new behavior system school wide takes a lot of people and a lot of resources. These calm down boxes will consist of a couple of fidgets, sand timer, and items that will help a anxious or frustrated student calm down.

These boxes will allow the teachers to teach their kids how to cope with their emotions in a educational and constructive way.

The sand timers will allow the students to be mindful of their time with the calm down box. The fidgets will keep their hands busy and their bodies calm. They will in turn learn how to respect themselves, learn about themselves, and respect others emotions as well.

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

This project will reach 500 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SANDTIMERS SET OF 10 • School Specialty $11.35 3 $34.05
Why Worry? Be Happy! Neon Yellow Smile Funny Face Stress Ball - Happy Smiley Face Stress Balls Bulk Pack of 24 Relaxable 2" Stress Relief Smile Squeeze Balls Fun Toys Christmas Stocking Stuffer • Amazon Business $13.97 2 $27.94
BeYumi Marble Fidget Toys (20 PCS) - Relieve Stress, Increase Focus, Soothing Marble and Mesh Fidgets for Children, Adults, Kid and those with ADHD ADD OCD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Spiky Sensory Finger Rings (Pack of 15) - Great Fidget / Sensory Toy For Kids And Adults,3 Colors • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Bella Storage Solutions Snap Lid Shoe Box; 6qt., Clear with Blue Tint Lid • Staples Advantage $1.29 1 $1.29

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