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Mrs. Crosby from Fayette MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidget Away!

Help me give my students sensory rings and fidget toys to help reduce stress and anxiety.

  • $217 goal

This project expired on December 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of teaching twenty-four super smart first graders. Unfortunately, my students come from a high poverty, low socioeconomic community. Ninety-nine percent of my students qualify for free breakfast and lunch. Despite these circumstances, my children are full of spirit and have positive attitudes about learning. They absolutely love coming to school.

These first graders come in each morning with hugs and big smiles on their faces.

They are eager to learn and love for me to teach them new things. I want to make their learning experiences as meaningful and fun as possible.

My Project

First graders are very active and during seat work, it becomes very hard to sit still and get assignments finished. I have noticed over the past 25 years of teaching, that students that are allowed to fidget and move around, are more likely to finish their assignments. Students that are allowed to chew gum, also seem to focus better on their assignments.

We are asking for stretchy resistance fidget bands for students to bounce, kick, and stretch their feet on.

This allows students to get out unwanted energy while concentrating on their work. We also are asking for sensory rings and spiky rollers to help reduce stress and anxiety and chewing gum to help students focus on their work. All of these fidget items help first graders stay focused on the important things. Please consider a donation to our "Fidget Away" project.

Mrs. Crosby
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stretchy Resistance Fidget Bands Toy for Kids 3 Pack | Bounce, Kick & Stretch Your Feet | for ADHD, ADD, SPD, Autism & Poor Concentration | Improve Classroom Focus, Ameliorate Sensory Input • Amazon Business $12.85 3 $38.55
Gumballs Dubble Bubble Assorted 1 Inch Gum balls 24mm in Jar, 10 Pounds • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Bedwina Puffer Balls (Pack of 12) - Stress Relief Balls Bulk, Neon Sensory, Fidget, Stress Relief & Therapy Ball Toy for Kids for Goodie Bags and Party Favors • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
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 1 $11.99
Smiley Man Stretchy Toy (Set Of 24) Sensory Gel Toy For Kids And Adults, Stress And Anxiety Relief Fidget Toy For Autism And ADHD, Cute, Colorful Party Favor Toy With Colorful Box [Ages 3] By Pick A T • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Sensory Ring and Fidget Toy 3 Pack | Soft, Flexible Ring and Rubber Spikes | Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety| Promotes Focus and Clarity | Children, Youth, Adults Sensory Toys • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Pick A Toy Sensory Spiky Rollers Set: 4-Pack Egg-Shaped Stress Relief Toys in Gift Box| Eco- Friendly BPA/Latex-Free Fidget Toy to Boost Focus in Kids & Adults| Great Gifting Idea Tactile Toy • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Onepine 30PCS Bouncy Balls Assorted Rubber Balls,Party Bag Filler,High Bouncing Balls for Kids • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$141.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.43

Total project goal

$216.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.19

2 Donors

-$216.19

Donations toward project cost

-$183.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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