My students need materials like weighted lap pad, stability balance disc, and fidget toys, to help facilitate a safe and calming environment to help combat the effects of trauma and sensory related disorders.
I'm completely blessed to be teaching first grade. My students love coming to school and are very excited about being here. My school is a Title One school where we strive to provide our students the best academic experience possible.
My students are extremely bright, motivated, and talented.
In our classroom, we have created a fun and collaborative learning environment where we celebrate differences and learn to take risks. The progress they make throughout the year never fails to amaze me! I am always so incredibly proud of the progress they make, based on their hard work.
I recently attended a training to learn more about how trauma affects students in the classroom. Kids who have experienced trauma need to feel like they are good at something and can still influence the world.
We have to find ways to empower them in the classroom.
I want to provide opportunities that allow them to set goals and accomplish them. Trauma is a sensory experience which can present itself with signs similar to ADD or ADHD. I want to create a safe classroom environment that allows my students to feel safe and supported. Fidgets will help my students feel less anxious and they will have better focus at the task at hand. There is a direct connection between lowering the stress a child is experiencing and achieving higher academic outcomes. Please consider donating to my classroom and help me create a space that will address the emotional needs of my students.
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|Therapist’s Choice Inflated Air-Filled Stability Balance Disc-Blue • Amazon Business||$11.99||6||$71.94|
|Huggaroo Weighted Lap Pad: 100% Washable Stuffed Animal Sensory Toy for Children with Sensory Needs Such as Autism, Stress Relief, ADHD, Anxiety Relief; Weighted Blanket Alternative • Amazon Business||$45.99||1||$45.99|
|Fidget Toys (Pack of 20, 10 Colors) by Austor - Relieve Stress, Increase Focus for Adults and Children, Sensory Marble and Mesh Fidgets Help with ADHD ADD OCD Autism • Amazon Business||$13.99||2||$27.98|
|Homder 12 Pack Colorful Sensory Fidget Stretch Toys Helps Reduce Fidgeting Due to Stress and Anxiety for ADD, ADHD, Autism(6 Colors) • Amazon Business||$11.99||2||$23.98|
|V-story 1 15 Pack Spiky Sensory Finger Acupressure Massage Rings Fidget Toys for Kids Teens Adults, 5 Bright Colors • Amazon Business||$9.49||2||$18.98|
|Neliblu Sensory Toy For Relaxation - ADHD Fidget Toys - Liquid Motion Bubbler Timer - Toy for Sensory Play, Calming Toy, (1 Piece) Assorted Colors By • Amazon Business||$8.97||1||$8.97|
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