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Mr. Johnston from Kissimmee FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Move and Fidgit!

Help me give my students more options of seating and a way to get out their nervous energy. These fidgit toys and portable lap desks will make this a possibility for all my students.

  • $374 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income area I want to provide a space in their week that is safe, encouraging and interactive. Some of my students go home to a house that is empty until later that evening, resulting in a night filled with little interaction with other people except for the school day. In my classroom, interaction happens all day long; through conversations and working together in team environments.

My students are on the brink of going into middle school and now is the time for them to make a decision.

They will have to make the decision if education is truly important. My job as an educator is to make learning accessible in unique ways that makes them want to come back and learn. I cannot make this life-changing decision for them, but I can make the experience enjoyable and engaging. As an educator, I am here to change lives, and what better way than to encourage them to love what they learn!

My Project

We all have sat in a meeting that has gone on too long and we wish that we could get up and move or stop clicking our pen. Kids and adults struggle with this in similar ways. Allowing students to move and fidget will increase their learning and allow them to focus.

Every student has the ability to perform at their highest potential, but sometimes their focus can get in their way.

Having options to move around the classroom or to sit at a desk and fidgit will help students be more productive and less detracted. This all means that more learning can happen and allows every student to be able to succeed.

Mr. Johnston
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
THE SURF - 10 PIECE CLASSROOM PACK - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $209.97 1 $209.97
Swingline Paper Trimmer, Guillotine Paper Cutter, 12" Cut Length, 10 Sheet Capacity, ClassicCut Lite (9312) • Amazon Business $25.19 1 $25.19
Fidget Toy Flippy Chain - Stress Relief Perfect for ADHD, ADD, Anxiety in Classroom or Office for Students, Kids or Adults Stocking Stuffers Gifts for Him or Her in Bulk (10 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
FREDDY'S FIDGET TOYS for Sensory Kids and Adults (pack of 10) Best Classroom Fidgets for School - Marble Fidget Toy Relieves Stress and Increase Focus - Sensory Toys for Autistic Children OCD ADHD ADD • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
BLACK (BK) - ECR4KIDS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
ECR4KIDS SURF OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$262.15

Vendor shipping charges

$21.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.96

Total project goal

$373.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.04

4 Donors

-$263.48

Donations toward project cost

-$242.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.77

match offer

-$87.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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