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Mrs. Jennings from Cincinnati OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Integration for Inclusion!

Help me give my students tools to focus their attention when in the general education environment. The fidget toy flippy chain is currently my most requested fidget, but I only have one available for use per day.

  • $233 goal

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My Students

I teach students in elementary school with Specific Learning Disabilities. They require intense, targeted, and individualized interventions in order to close the gaps and access the general education curriculum with their same aged peers. My students are included in the general education classroom as much as possible, but many struggle with attention and require a tool to help them concentrate.

Fidgets allow students to focus their excess energy in one area so they are able to concentrate on the lesson.

As a fidget user myself, I teach my students how to use their fidgets as tools and not as toys. When students begin to identify if they are using fidgets as a tool or as a toy, they begin to notice their personal needs and differentiate what they need. This also allows students to begin to verbally advocate for themselves in class.

My Project

I work with students to individually identify their needs while in the general education environment. Multiple fidget types have been requested as different students find which different tools most useful/effective for them. It's also possible for one fidget to be most effective on one day, and not effective the next. Having choices and options help students to get to know themselves and their personal needs as well.

I coach students on how to use their fidgets effectively as tools for focusing energy as opposed to using them as toys to avoid engaging in the lesson.

Fidgets often become toys and distractions for the student using the fidget, or the students near the fidget-user. This doesn't have to be the case. I am an avid fidget user myself and I use myself as a constant example for how to use these tools effectively and subtly.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Fidget Toy Flippy Chain - Stress Relief Perfect for ADHD, ADD, Anxiety for School Class Kids or Offices Adults Finger Dexterity Exerciser by CsyncDirect (10 Packs) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
BONAOK Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone,3-in-1 Portable Handheld karaoke Mic Speaker Machine Christmas Birthday Home Party for Android/iPhone/PC or All Smartphone(Q37 Black) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Dry Erase Pockets Sheet Protectors - Reusable + Oversized - Size 10 X 13 Inches - 30 Plastic Sleeves - Mixed Colors - Ideal to use at School or at Work • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
Squishies 30 Pack Random Kawaii Squishy Mochi Set Mini Soft Squeezable Sensory Fidget Toys Decoration and Stress Relief for Party Favors, birthdays and goodie bag, Bulk Items • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
BeYumi Marble Fidget Toys (20 PCS) - Relieve Stress, Increase Focus, Soothing Marble and Mesh Fidgets for Children, Adults, Kid and Those with ADHD ADD OCD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
20 Pairs 40 Prints Green Kids Size Shoes Footprint Stickers Decals for Floor Wall Stairs to Guide Directions Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by SKYCOOOOL • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
SKYCOOOOL 20 Pairs 40 Prints Black Shoe Footprint Stickers Decals for Floor Wall Stairs to Guide Directions by, Small and Large • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sticky Back Coins Hook and Loop Dots Self Adhesive Dot Tapes Roll 3/4" Diameter 500pcs(250 Pair) - White • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Special Supplies Spiky Sensory Finger Acupressure Ring Set (Pack Of 10) Cool Hand Fidget Toy For Kids Teens & Adults Silent Stress Reducer & Massager - Helps With Focus ADHD & Autism • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Carson Dellosa Handprints 42 Cut-Outs (120081) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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