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Mrs. Mountain from Jamaica Plain MA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Tools

My students need fidget tools to help them focus and self-regulate.

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our ABA strand are primarily children diagnosed with autism. We have 8 classrooms serving students from pre-K (age 3) to 8th grade. The teachers in these classrooms focus on everything from academics to self-help skills like washing hands.

Our students are amazing individuals who work every day to overcome differences in learning styles, communication, and socialization.

They are curious, energetic, and passionate about all sorts of interests and hobbies. They come to school each day ready to learn and our teachers work tirelessly to make that happen!

My Project

Our students are learning different ways to self-regulate in order to better access the curriculum. One of the ways in which they do this is using what we call "fidget tools." These items (Tangle Jr., Theraputty, stretch snakes, jellyfish and more) allow them to keep their hands busy while they stay seated at a table or on the rug during lessons.

We like to expose our students to lots of different types of tools, from putty to things that vibrate, to see what type of sensory input is most successful in helping them focus.

These materials will be used in several classrooms to help us achieve this goal.

Mrs. Mountain
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 67 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
OtterBox - Defender Series Protective Case for Apple 9.7'iPad Pro - Black • Best Buy Education $38.99 1 $38.99
THERAPUTTY SET OF 6 (2 OZ. EACH) • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
MASSAGER JIGGLER ELEPHANT AND GATOR SET OF 2 • School Specialty $16.11 1 $16.11
TANGLE JR TEXTURED • School Specialty $2.83 5 $14.15
FIDGET WATER WIGGLIES JELLYFISH • School Specialty $5.67 2 $11.34
FIDGET - STRETCH SNAKES SET OF 5 • School Specialty $2.83 2 $5.66

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