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Ms. Northway from Alton IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sit and Spin It to Win It

Help me give my students a Spin Disc Sit and Spin Perpetual Motion Spinning Saucer | Sensory Toy and other sensory tools.

  • $357 goal

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My Students

I have 8 students who have Autism and ADHD. They are active, busy, and seek out movement. Without access to sensory breaks and sensory equipment, my students can not focus or learn. They struggle with fidgeting and staying in their chairs or areas. My students require frequent breaks during lessons to regain their focus and to release any excess energy. If my students' sensory needs are not met, their inappropriate behaviors are more prevalent. The behaviors become a disruption for the entire class and all students are losing instructional time.

My Project

These sensory items will be used for my students during scheduled sensory breaks as well as anytime a student needs them. My students don't always know when they need a break but they are learning to identify that and they need access to various sensory activities to meet their sensory needs.

Without the outlet of sensory, we see additional negative behaviors, confusion, lack of focus, and unhappy, counterproductive children.

These sensory items will be used to enhance my students learning environment and help them to self-regulate. Helping them to identify their needs and allowing them access to the proper equipment will increase their chances at independence beyond my classroom.

Ms. Northway
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spin Disc Sit and Spin Perpetual Motion Spinning Saucer | Sensory Toy for Motor Skill Building and Balance Coordination | Twirling Dizzy Play Disk • Amazon Business $178.90 1 $178.90
Fat Brain Toys Teeter Popper - Blue • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Special Supplies Sensory Sock (Green, Large 56"x28") Full-Body Wrap to Relieve Stress, Hyposensitivity, Anxiety | Stretchy, Breathable Sack for Boys, Girls | Safe, Comfortable, Calming Relief • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Cosom Scooter Board, 12 Inch Children's Sit & Scoot Board With 2 Inch Non-Marring Nylon Casters & Safety Guards for Physical Education Class, Sliding Boards with Safety Handles, Red • Amazon Business $26.09 1 $26.09

Materials cost

$268.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$302.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.46

Total project goal

$356.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$356.42

2 Donors

-$200.00

Donations toward project cost

-$170.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$156.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$132.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.46

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$0.00

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