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Mr. Rothe from Bellevue NE is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stress RELIEF!

Help me give my students a safe place where they can meet with a counselor to discuss issues they are having while also be given the opportunity to utilize these items for reducing stress & amp; enhancing conversation.

  • $200 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Pre-K through 6th grade elementary school with a very diverse population of students from all walks of life who may need some extra care and attention at times. I love the climate of the school and how the students work with teachers and administrators to create a kind, caring environment. These students show their cougar's ROAR (Respecting Others and Accepting Responsibility) even though several have major issues and barriers outside of the school setting. I am blessed to have the opportunity to interact with each and every one of these kiddo's!

My Project

These items will be utilized in the counseling office as fidget tools, stress relievers, and pieces to enhance discussion. This will help students be able to remove barriers that are distracting their minds and hopefully allow them to focus more intently in the classroom. The tools and items can also improve social skills, decrease anxiety, and enhance a students feeling of comfort when meeting with the school counselor. For instance, I have one bubble timer that was broken, but the students loved to flip it over time and time again while staring at it and discussing with me the situation that is bothering them. I cannot express how many times students with major pressing issues have grabbed a stress ball or molded a manipulative to help reduce the stress and anxiety of discussing a difficult topic. All of these products would be beneficial and available to each and every student in our school as they would be displayed in my counseling office.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors (Single Bubbler) • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
TaliCor Thumball Ice Breaker 6 inch • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
DNA Stress Balls [3 Pack] - Squeezing Stress Relief Ball - for Kids & Adults- Stress Squishy Toys for Autism, ADHD, Bad Habits & More- Risk-Free Sensory Rubber Ball • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Red) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Purple) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Conversation Cards - 200 Thought-Provoking Conversation Starters on Classic Playing Cards. 2-Games-in-1 for Couples | Family | Friends | Groups of All Types. Share Hours of Laughter and Memories. • Amazon Business $12.73 1 $12.73
TANGLE Set of 3 Jr. Original Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Emotion Mania Thumball 4 inch • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$129.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$169.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.86

Total project goal

$199.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$199.09

1 Donor

-$56.41

Donations toward project cost

-$56.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$132.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$112.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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