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Mrs. Kelly from Silver Spring MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Socialize and Focus!

Help me give my students sensory tools, chewies, noise-canceling headphones, and wiggle cushions to help improve their attention. We would also appreciate social skill games and materials to help support my scholars' social skills.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My scholars are amazing! Every day they come to school with smiles and an eagerness to learn. We have the unique ability to also work with the families to help improve communication, academics skills, social skills, independence, and behavior.

We are in a Title I school in the state of Maryland with a high poverty rate.

Students are in their general education classroom with typical peers and receive specialized instruction to meet and support their needs. I work with students in Kindergarten and First Grade.

My Project

My students have delays in their speech, and their fine and gross motor skills, as well as their academic skills. They need to be able to use sensory tools, chewies, noise-canceling headphones, and wiggle cushions to help improve their attention. Students also have difficulty interacting with their peers and teachers and need materials to practice these skills in a safe and supportive environment. While we have some of these materials in the classroom, we do not have enough to fit the needs of the students.

My project will help to support my students' challenges with behavior, attention, and sensory issues by providing the materials and tools that would help students work off nervousness or extra energy.

These issues impact my students' ability to focus on instruction but also interact with other peers and engage in social interaction.

Mrs. Kelly
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 5 $84.95
YOGU Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump/Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc (Green) • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
AmazonBasics Kids Ear Protection Safety Noise Earmuffs, White • Amazon Business $8.70 5 $43.50
Didax Educational Resources Social Skills Board Games (6 Pack), Multicolor • Amazon Business $34.00 1 $34.00
Yes4All Balance Pods Hedgehog with Hand Pump – Sensory Stepping Stone for Children, Kids – Hedgehog Balance Pods/Balancing Pods (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $23.39 1 $23.39
Social Skills File Folder Game • Amazon Business $21.32 1 $21.32
32 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set,Stress Relief Hand Toys for Adults Kids ADHD ADD Anxiety Autism, Perfect for Birthday Party Favors, School Classroom Rewards, Carnival Prizes, Pinata Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Peaceable Kingdom Feed The Woozle Preschool Skills Builder Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
UPSTONE Stress Relief Fidget Sensory Toys Set for Kids(25 Pack)-Squeeze Widget for Relaxing Therapy-Calming Toys for Special Needs and Focus-Perfect for Adults Children with ADHD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Sensory Chew Necklace Bundle - Silicone Chewies for Autism, Teething, ADHD , Biting, Oral Motor Chewy Stick/Tube Toy Jewelry for Boys, Girls, Kids, Adults - by SENSO MINDS (5 Pack) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Big Sensory Chewy Brick for Kids, Boys and Girls - Designed for Teething, Autism, Biting, Chewing – 2-Pack (Red and Blue) – Knobby Chew Stick – Super Chewie Stim Toys • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Peaceable Kingdom Stack Up! Award Winning Preschool Skills Builder Game for Kids • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
QUALEAP AMBER Sensory Chew Necklace for Kids, Boys or Girls (5 Pack) - Chewing Necklace Teething Necklace Teether Necklace Chew Toys - Teething Toys Designed for Autism ADHD • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Anger Management Workbook for Kids: 50 Fun Activities to Help Children Stay Calm and Make Better Choices When They Feel Mad • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Social Skills Activities for Kids: 50 Fun Exercises for Making Friends, Talking and Listening, and Understanding Social Rules • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Impresa Products 5-Pack of Stretchy String Fidget / Sensory Toys (BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free) - Stretches from 10 Inches to 8 Feet! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids: 60 Fun Activities to Help Children Self-Regulate, Focus, and Succeed • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40

Materials cost

$437.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.32

Total project goal

$588.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.80

5 Donors

-$587.04

Donations toward project cost

-$500.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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