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Ms. Lopez, NBCT from Los Angeles CA is requesting sports & exercise equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Little Hands Busy

Help me give my students a choice of stress reducers as we continue learning through this pandemic.

  • $167 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

I am honored to teach a class of 24 amazing first-grade students in a diverse, Title I community located in the inner-city. It is in one of the country's largest cities where all students receive free breakfast and lunch. They represent many beautiful ethnicities and come to school with a love for learning, ready to show others what they've learned.

During this pandemic, I am eager to provide them with meaningful instruction and needed resources to support their learning.

Despite our many challenges, my little learners truly enjoy our time together. They have remained 100% resilient.

My Project

Using fidget tools is a great way for my little learners to relieve stress and express their emotions in a positive, healthy way. All of my students live in apartment buildings, most without back patios, and many with multiple families living in a small space. I'm eager to offer my little learners some fun experiences to help with their health and wellness as we continue to learn through this pandemic.

More than ever, kids need to release any built up anxiety in order to maintain good social and emotional mental health.

Thank you for supporting my first graders and their education.

Ms. Lopez, NBCT
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Mo's Toys Mesh Balls - Squishy Fidget Balls Stress Reliever Party Favors - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $14.98 2 $29.96
Qabfwe 30PCS Pop Fidget Bracelets Toys, Durable and Adjustable,Stress Relief Wristband Fidget Toys Sets, Wearable Push Pop Bubbles Fidget Sensory Toy for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
NUENUN 15PCS Fidget Toy Mini Stress Relief Hand Toys Keychain Toy Bubble Wrap Pop Anxiety Stress Reliever Office Desk Toy for Kids Adults • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
KINGYAO Squishies Squishy Toy 24pcs Party Favors for Kids Mochi Squishy Toy moji Kids Mini Kawaii squishies Mochi Stress Reliever Anxiety Toys Easter Basket Stuffers fillers with Storage Box • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
12Pcs Wacky Track Snap Sensory Click Toys Fidget Snap Toys Stress Toys for Kids Adults ADHD Autism Stress Relief Therapy ADHD, Autism Stress Relief Keeps Fingers Busy and Minds Focused • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Volscity Fidget Sensory Bean Toy,Squeeze-a-Bean,Soybean Stress Relieving Chain Toys,Edamame Keychain,Pea Keychain Soybean Toys Gift for Children and Adults Release Stress (8 Pack Colourful) • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98

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