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Ms. Macias from Sioux City IA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cool Down Time in Kindergarten

My students need a place and sensory toys where they can cool down.

  • $195 goal

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My Students

My students are apart of a great dual language program where they receive instruction in English and Spanish. In the program, the students learn to read, speak, and think in both languages that will help them tremendously in their future.

My students are happy, caring, and loving children.Their enthusiasm to come to school everyday is shown through their work ethic as they work and complete assignments.

Their motivation and dedication to try and do their best is the greatest reward of teaching.

My Project

Kindergarten is a time where children are beginning to explore their feelings and how to handle them. At times, this can be very hard for our young learners, and we need to teach them how to handle their emotions.

My kindergartners will be able to use the teepee as a place to cool down and reflect on their own actions and thoughts with sensory toys.

We will encourage the students to use this cool down space as a place to reflect on their actions and use cool down strategies that we will teach in our lessons. Using this space, I hope to bring a more positive atmosphere to the classroom and that they use these strategies outside the classroom.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JOYNOTE Teepee Kids Tent 6' Indoor Outdoor Children Indian Play Tent 5 Wooden Poles Canvas Tipi White with Carry Bag, Decorations Star Stickers & Flag (Include Cotton Mat) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
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 $15.99 1 $15.99
Toysmith Classic Pin Art (Black) • Amazon Business $15.09 1 $15.09
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97

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