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Ms. Dwyer from Odenton MD is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fidgets to Help Students Focus

Help me give my students math manipulatives and squishy doodle pads for writing.

  • 8 donors
  • $307 goal

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My Project

Each school year, I have had the opportunity to teach more students on the Autism spectrum. Each student has come in with more sensory-processing needs than the last.

I want to help make my classroom a place where all students feel safe, calm, and soothed.

Increasing the amount of sensory objects and fidgets we have will help me achieve this goal. I am expecting more students with Autism next school year so I want to be prepared to meet their needs.

I am looking to incorporate more sensory objects in my math and reading lessons.

Ms. Dwyer
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 12 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Sky Castle DoodleJamz JellyBoards — Squishy Drawing Pads Filled with Non-Toxic Sensory Gel – No-Mess Fidget Art – ASMR – Re-usable for Endless Artistic Creations (Red and Yellow Gel) • Amazon Business $8.99 5 $44.95
School Smart Wild Animals Manipulative Counters, Assorted Colors, Set of 120 • School Specialty $38.47 1 $38.47
Dry Erase Pockets Sheet Protectors - Reusable + Oversized - Size 10 X 13 Inches - 30 Plastic Sleeves - Mixed Colors - Ideal to use at School or at Work • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
Small Dry Erase White Board | Magnetic Desktop Foldable Whiteboard Portable Mini Easel Double Sided on Table Top for Kids Drawing, Home Office Cubicle, Teacher Instruction, Memo Board • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Learning Educational Sensory Toys Kids: Math Numbers Montessori Toys for Preschool Toddlers 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old - Water Beads Sensory Toys for Autistic Children - Classroom Prize Gift for Boys & Girls • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
LESONG Sensory Toy for Toddlers Kids 12 Pack, Water Beads Toys Anxiety Relief for ADHD & Autism Children, Learning Toys for 3,4-Year-Olds Shapes, Colors Preschool Educational, Bean Bags Stress Toy • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Coogam Reading & Spelling Learning Toy, Wooden Letters Flash Cards Sight Words Matching ABC Alphabet Recognition Game Preschool Educational Tool Set for 3 4 5 Years Old Boys and Girls Kids • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Learning Numbers Multi Color Sensory Push Pop Toy - Numbers 0 to 9 Nearly 100 Combinations- Fun Stress Relief Pack for Education and Learning • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
6 Pack Fidget Sensory Toys Therapy Dinosaur Stretchy String for Kids and Adults, Stress Relief Anti Anxiety Calming Relaxing for Boys and Girls with Autism and ADHD • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
3 Pack Pop Figet Toys, Cute Pop Bubbles Popping Toy, Cheap Fidget Popper Fidget Pack Sensory Toy Push on Pop for Kids Girls Boys Adults (Hamburger/Cola/French Fries) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
3 Pack Pop Figet Toys, Cute Pop Bubbles Popping Toy, Cheap Fidget Popper Fidget Pack Sensory Toy Push on Pop for Kids Girls Boys Adults (Strawberry/Pineapple/Ice Cream) • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
The Special Kids in School Taking Autism to School Book, Softcover • School Specialty $4.99 1 $4.99

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