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Mrs. Young from Mtn Home AFB ID is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power of Touch: Sensory Needs

Help me give my students a spot where they can take care of their sensory needs.

  • $677 goal

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My Students

The students at my school are resilient. They persevere through many experiences as children with military parents. Many of them have already attended multiple elementary schools in multiple states or countries. They are supportive peers and classmates.

These children go through a lot of daily challenges in their lives as military children.

They need an atmosphere that focuses on the well-being of the whole child. They need a place where adults can teach them self-regulation strategies that they can travel the world with.

My Project

The materials requested in this project will be used in an intervention room to help students who need a calm down spot or a spot to focus on their sensory needs. It's becoming well known that educators need to focus on the whole child and their sensory needs are not given enough support.

This room will allow me to teach students self-regulation strategies of requesting a break in a positive setting where they will get choice in activities to help settle their minds and bodies to refocus them for classroom learning.

The materials selected provide a variety of strategies to target fine

and gross motor skills with an emphasis on mindfulness.

Mrs. Young
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 100 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BB261 - Soft & Safe Balance Beam • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
Fat Brain Toys Teeter Popper, Blue • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Champion Sports Platform Kid Stilts: Classic Kids Party, Birthday, and Picnic Game Set • Amazon Business $35.56 1 $35.56
Playskool Sit ‘n Spin Classic Spinning Activity Toy for Toddlers Ages Over 18 Months (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
HB Sensory Bottles, 350mL, Set of 9 Empty Bottles • Amazon Business $26.85 1 $26.85
The One and Only Kinetic Sand, Folding Sand Box with 2lbs of Kinetic Sand • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Yes4All Balance Pods Hedgehog with Hand Pump – Sensory Stepping Stone for Children, Kids – Hedgehog Balance Pods/Balancing Pods (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $20.30 1 $20.30
Yoga Poses for Kids Cards (Deck One) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Fidget Toys Set, 22 Pcs. Sensory Tools Bundle for Stress Relief and Anti-Anxiety for Kids and Adults, Marble and Mesh, Pack of Squeeze Balls, Soybean Squeeze, Flippy Chain, Liquid Motion Timer & More • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
ALEX Active Monkey Balance Board • Amazon Business $17.08 1 $17.08
ThinkFun Yoga Spinner Yoga Game for Kids Age 5 and Up - Award Winning Game for Yoga Loving Parents and their Kids • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
28 Pack Sensory Toys Set, Relieves Stress and Anxiety Fidget Toy for Children Adults, Special Toys Assortment for Birthday Party Favors, Classroom Rewards Prizes, Carnival, Piñata Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Sunny Days Entertainment 6-Foot Assembly-Free Adventure Play Tunnel for Kids Indoor & Outdoor Pop-Up Crawl Toy • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
Trideer Kids Hopper Ball Multi-Function, Jump Ball, Bouncy Ball with Handles, Balance Ball and Ball Chair for Children Age 3-12, Air Pump Included (Royal Blue, S) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Play-Doh Numbers Letters N Fun Art Multi Kids Toddler Games Play Set Playdough (packaging may vary) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
ALEX Active Yoga Activity Blocks • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Kicko Marbled Unicorn Color Slime - Pack of 6 Colorful Galaxy Sludgy Gooey Fidget Kit for Sensory and Tactile Stimulation, Stress Relief, Gift Prize, Party Favor, Educational Game - Kids, Boys, Girls • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Dsmile 1 MINUTE SAND TIMERS SET OF 20 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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