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Ms. Watson from Frisco TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidget While We Learn

My students need sensory items to use as a self-regulation tool to help with focus, attention, and active listening.

  • $296 goal

This project expired on July 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are always willing and eager to learn. To ensure that they are learning and having fun, I want to make sure they have the things they need. My desire is to create a learning environment that is safe and student friendly. Each child in my classroom has their own unique story to share, regardless of their background or academic potential. Together, with your help, we can support each student's abilities and watch them flourish throughout the school year!

My Project

Many have heard about the fidget spinner craze in schools. Basically, fidgets are self-regulation tools that are used to help students deal with their emotions in a healthy and productive way. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures, and are often referred to by name, such as stress balls and tangles. I am also wanting to get a exercise ball chairs for my students to use while taking notes. This will help some students who have a hard time focusing, but still allows them to stay in their seat.

Manipulating a fidget provides the tactile stimulation the mind is craving, which can calm the child and allow them to stay on task.

With these tools, students will have the opportunity to focus more of their attention on their learning assignments, listening in whole group, and allow them to move while they complete their task.

The greatest thing in life is to see a child's smile, to hear a child's laugh, and to know you impacted the way a child feels.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and, Black • Amazon Business $79.98 2 $159.96
Tangle Therapy Relax for Hand and Mind Wellness • Amazon Business $7.36 5 $36.80
Set of 3! Tangle Jr Textured Sensory Fidget Toy (Color May Very) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Special Supplies Spiky Sensory Finger Acupressure Ring Set (Pack Of 10) Cool Hand Fidget Toy For Kids Teens & Adults Silent Stress Reducer & Massager - Helps With Focus ADHD & Autism • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89

Materials cost

$217.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.28

Total project goal

$295.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.18

1 Donor

-$295.18

Donations toward project cost

-$250.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.28

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$0.00

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