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Mrs. Adams from Charlotte NC is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Break

Help me give my students sensory fidgets and lap weights to help them stay focused and learn!

  • $322 goal

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My Students

At our Title I school with students who come from low-income or high-poverty homes, students are faced with challenges in and outside of the classroom. All of the students at our school receive free breakfast and lunch. Sometimes these meals are all that they may get for the day. Some of the students who come to my classroom face homelessness, live in shelters, motels, or are living with family members or friends.

Many students come to my classroom for extra help and support with their academic and social learning.

My classroom is specially structured to meet their needs. We strive to provide a full educational experience for all students, incorporating social skills, community skills, and functional skills into our daily routines.

My Project

Wiggle, wobble. Wiggle, wobble! There are so many active students that are in my classroom during the day. Some students are seeking sensory input, some are seeking a little movement break and some are seeking to keep their fingers moving! With so many different needs in my classroom, I want to make sure that I can meet as many as I possibly can!

We need sensory fidgets and supports to have in our classroom!

My classroom would greatly benefit from having chair bands on their seats so they can kick away and learn! We also need wiggle cushions to help us wiggle and learn too! Squish balls, sensory fidgets, stress balls and lap weights will help students with a need for sensory input.

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

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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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Huggaroo Puppy Weighted Lap Pad - 3.6 lb, 29 x 8 inches | Ultra Plush | Easy Care - 100% Machine Washable • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Therapist’s Choice Inflated Air-Filled Stability Balance Disc-Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Skil-Care 914506 Rectangular Lap Pad, 5 lbs, 10" x 18", Each • Amazon Business $30.97 1 $30.97
SANHO Yopo Dynamic Movement Sensory Sox, Medium,6-9 Years Old, 47''LX27''W Blue • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Fidgeteez Set of 12 Chair Bands. Helps Improve Focus in the Classroom. Bounce or Stretch the Bands. Works for ADD, ADHD, Autism, and Sensory Needs. Silent and Non-Disruptive. • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
JVIGUE Sensory Toys Set- 15 Pack Stress Relief Hand Fidget Toys for Kids and Adults, Sensory Therapy Toys for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Premium Quality Therapy Putty (4 Pack, 3-oz Each) for Hand Exercise: Variable Resistance Containers for Rehab Therapy and Stress Relief by Thera FlintRehab • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Fireboomoon Stress Relief Squeezing Soft Rubber Vent Grape Ball Hand Wrist Toy Funny Geek Gadget Vent Toy, Orange/Blue/Green, 3 Piece • Amazon Business $8.60 1 $8.60
Adorox 12 Pack Sports Balls Stress Relief Squeeze Therapy (1 Dozen) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
LIANXIANG Mermaid Throw Pillows Two-Color Reversible Sequins Mermaid Heart-Shaped Pillow Cover with Insert 13''×15'' (Rose+Silver) • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
LIANXIANG Mermaid Throw Pillows Two-Color Reversible Sequins Mermaid Heart-Shaped Pillow Cover with Insert 13''×15''(Bright Green+Bright Purple) • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70

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