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Mrs. Dennis from Enfield CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidget Fun, Super Supplies, And Learning Tools, Oh My!

My students need "fidget" toys and the Time Tracker to help them stay on track with their learning and have an incentive for a reward/break time.

  • $424 goal

This project expired on July 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students need me to help them with strategies for learning, but what they don't know is that I need them to make me better.

I am a special education teacher for an elementary school.

While our school has some technology, that technology is shared among our 400-plus students. When my students need to use computers, we are forced to give them back when a classroom needs them. My students are smart and funny. They are eager to learn and just need extra support to help them get there.

My Project

I teach a variety of learners, with a variety of needs. My students need "fidget" toys, like the kinetic sand to help them stay focused and engaged in their learning. The other items that I am requesting are really a wide variety of needs for my classroom. My students need notebooks and binders for their interactive reading journals. They need the place value magnetic blocks to help with hands on a visual learning for math. I need pencils and pens to provide to my students because for some reason they disappear!

The donations for this project will allow me to meet the needs of my learners and to help with behavior management.

Many of these items are unrelated but are in desperate need in order for me to do continue to do my job.These items will change the way my students are able to learn and will enable them to have some control of their impulsivity.

Mrs. Dennis
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binders, 1 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, Black, Bulk Binders - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $29.58 2 $59.16
Clipboard Dry Erase Surface 9'' x 12.5'' Letter Size Low Profile Clip Whiteboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
Kinetic Sand Folding Sand Box • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Learning Resources Giant Magnetic Base Ten • Amazon Business $20.87 1 $20.87
Learning Resources Time Tracker Mini Visual Timer • Amazon Business $20.60 1 $20.60
Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Retractable Pen, 0.7mm, Ink, Pack of 14, Assorted (1951636) • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Pencils - #2 HB - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $8.76 2 $17.52
Guided Reading Strips Asst. Set of 7 (Colored Overlays) • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
AmazonBasics Clear Sheet Protectors - Letter Size (100 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Vanpad Bright Colors Sticky Notes, Assorted Stickies of 3 in x 3 in, 12 Pads/Pack, 100 Sheets/Pad • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
C-Line 62010 Colored Polypropylene Sheet Protector, Assorted Colors, 2", 11 x 8 1/2 (Box of 50) • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
AmazonBasics Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers - Chisel Tip - 12 Pack (Black) • Amazon Business $6.62 2 $13.24
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
Pentel BK90V R.S.V.P. Stick Ballpoint Pen, .7mm, Trans Barrel, Violet Ink (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable, 6 Feet, 1-Pack • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
BIC Marking Permanent Marker, Metallic, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Pentel R.S.V.P. Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, Assorted Ink Colors, 8 Pack (BK91CRBP8M) • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42

Materials cost

$325.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.58

Total project goal

$423.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.84

2 Donors

-$363.26

Donations toward project cost

-$360.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$60.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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