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Ms. Claudia from Phoenix AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Free to Fidget!

My students need seat wobble cushions, fidget cubes, and other sensory and fidget tools to increase focus in the classroom.

  • $548 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Title 1 school that strives to connect with the community and families surrounding each student in order to form partnerships and allow students to achieve greater success.

My class will consist of about 25 amazing students.

I will be a first year teacher and have not had the opportunity to meet my students yet but I am trying to ensure I have all the materials to ensure the highest levels of success for the students in my class!

My Project

Studies have shown that providing students with outlets for their energy allows them to attain deeper focus in the classroom and retain more information. These sensory and fidget tools allow students to take charge of their learning and make the choices that work best for them. By having these hands-on tools such as fidget spinners, foam, sensory rollers, and other items, students will be able to identify what items work best for helping them in the classroom as well as advocate for themselves and their needs.

Students will be more engaged in their work and less disruptive of their peers when they are given an outlet for all the energy they must contain while sitting in the classroom for hours at a time.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them tools to allow them to focus. The wobble cushions and chair bands will allow students to sit at their desk and still be able to move around in a way that does not disrupt others. These will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get their wiggles out.

Ms. Claudia
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AppleRound Jr. Inflatable Seat Cushion with Pump, 31cm/12in Diameter for Kids, Blue • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
STERILITE 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Impresa Products 6-Pack of Stress Relief Balls - Tear-Resistant Stress Ball, Non-toxic, BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free (Colors as Shown) • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Monkey Foam - 5 Giant Blocks in 5 Great Colors - Perfect for Creative Play - Classroom Pack • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Spiky Sensory Ring / Bracelet Fidget Toy (Pack of 3) - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free - Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97
Spiky Sensory Rollers (Pack of 3) - Unbreakable Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA / Phthalate / Latex-Free • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Spiky Sensory Balls (Pack of 5) - Squeezy and Bouncy Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Fidget Pad - 9 Fidget Features (more than Fidget Cube) - Perfect For Skin Picking, ADD, ADHD, Anxiety and Stress Relief - Multi Color Rainbow on Black - Prime Ready and Shipped by Amazon (2 of pack) • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Pencil Finger Fidget Toppers with Pencils (Set of 6 Assorted) • Amazon Business $11.19 2 $22.38
Impresa Products Monkey Slime (Pack of 3 Bottles) - Amazing Tactile Sensation Toy - Non-toxic, BPA / Phthalate-Free • Amazon Business $10.00 2 $20.00
5-Pack of Stretchy String Fidget / Sensory Toys (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) - Stretches from 10 Inches to 8 Feet! • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Neliblu Wacky Tracks Snap and Click Fidget Toys for Sensory Kids - Snake Puzzles, Assorted Colors, (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $8.17 2 $16.34
Official Licensed Stress & Anxiety Toy Lot of 12 Random Colors & Designs Series One "No Duplicates" • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
FIDGET TOYS for Sensory Kids and Adults (pack of 10) Marble Fidget Toy IMMEDIATELY Relieves Stress and Increase Focus- Sensory Toys for Autistic Children OCD ADHD-Classroom Fidgets for School • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Classics 12-Pack Extreme Gel Pencil Grips, Assorted Colors and Shapes, 1.3-Inch Long (TPG-16512) • Amazon Business $1.96 1 $1.96

Materials cost

$400.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$465.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.06

Total project goal

$547.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$547.09

14 Donors

-$510.04

Donations toward project cost

-$439.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.51

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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