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Mrs. Megan from Aloha OR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feeling Fidgety

Help me give my students some sensory tools to help them when they are feeling anxious.

  • $276 goal

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My Students

Our school only has about 250 students divided between 10 classes. Many of these students stay together from year to year, forming a family-like feel with each other. Our students value their time at school and look to their teachers and friends for the support they may be lacking in other areas of their life.

Being able to control our emotions and stress levels is crucial to our success.

I am hoping to be able to give my students some tools to be able to do so.

My Project

The students I am working with have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) which have resulted in their brains developing differently. They react to stressful situations different than their peers. When they have heightened levels of cortisol in their bodies, learning becomes difficult.

Along with me teaching them how to use them appropriately, these tools will help my students to feel regulated.

We will also be able to use picture books to learn about the zones of regulation. These items will serve as tools for my students when they are feeling dis-regulated to help them to refocus and be ready to learn.

Mrs. Megan
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crazy Aaron's Putty .47 oz Mini Tin Assortment - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $38.95 1 $38.95
12 Pieces Kids Party Favor 3.5" Handheld Triangle Water Game-Dozen-Bonus!Race Day Car • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Find it Games - Kids Version - The Original Hidden Object Search Adventure • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Etch A Sketch - Freestyle Drawing Pad with Stylus and Stampers • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
36PCS Mochi Squishy Toys FLY2SKY Mochi Animal Squishies Toys Squeeze Kawaii Squishy Cat Stress Reliever Anxiety Toys Panda Rabbit Cat Unicorn Mini Squishy Christmas Gifts for Kids & Adult, Random • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Basic Fun Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Toy • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
The Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of Feelings • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Etch A Sketch - Classic - Red • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Allie All Along • Amazon Business $12.11 1 $12.11
Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19

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