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Ms. Tanner from W Valley City UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Treasures & Fidgets & Robots! Oh My!

Help me give my students 2 Hue Web Cameras, Ozobots Coding Robots, Sensory Chew Neclkace/Pencil Topper Sets for ADHD & Autisim, 100 Piece Slap Bracelets, LED Finger Lights, Wind Up Toys and 21 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys.

  • $415 goal

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My Students

My students are funny, smart, and try so hard to learn and please their teacher. My class is diverse and there are many students whose first language is not English. Having hands-on tools available to them is crucial to the success of their learning. They get so excited when I tell them, "We will be learning something new today."

Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most important weapon which you can use to change the world." I hope that through the education my students receive, this is something they will take away at the end of the year.

My students especially love it when I bring out the hands-on learning tools available in our classroom. It is so fun to watch their minds grow and expand as they are manipulating objects that help to solidify the difficult concepts taught in first grade. In addition to teaching my students content from the core, I am trying to teach them that education is powerful, that it will get them anywhere they want to go, and that it will help them to change the world.

My Project

Each year I try to do something different with my students, I try to focus on something I have never taught well or something that is incredibly popular among my students. This year the topic has been STEM. We have been lucky enough to have our Technology Specialist in several times teaching us some wonderful ways we can use technology in our classroom. Two of the most popular activities have been stop motion animation and robots. We are requesting two web cameras to use so we can create stop motion animation videos using our Chromebooks. We are also requesting two Ozobot Robots so we can practice coding at our new STEM table.

I am hoping to acquire some materials for students who have a difficult time staying focused while doing seat work, items such as the Sensory Chew Necklaces/Pencil Toppers requested in this project will be useful to students who may have ADHD.

In addition to the sensory chew necklaces we are hoping to get some fidget toys to use for students who are using our "calm down corner". Fidget toys such as the ones in the kit being requested are useful for students who not only have ADHD, but to students who need to focus on something calming while they take a break.

Finally, we are requesting materials for our treasure box. Sadly it is close to being empty. Students in my class love slap bracelets, silly wind up toys, unicorn rings and bracelets and of course finger lights. All of these items will be used to replenish our treasure box so that when students go above and beyond and have earned a prize there is something fun for them to choose.

Ms. Tanner
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HUE HD (red) USB camera for Windows and Mac • Amazon Business $49.95 2 $99.90
Bit Coding Robot (Blue) • Amazon Business $58.79 1 $58.79
Bit Coding Robot, Spider-Man (Red) • Amazon Business $43.78 1 $43.78
Etekcity LED Finger Lights 100 Pack Bright Party Favors Party Supplies for Holiday Light up Toys Assorted Color • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Wind up Toys 25 pcs Assorted Toy Animal for Children's Party Gifts Kids Birthdays (More Than 2 Dozen) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
ELifeBox 5 PCS Sensory Chew Necklace/Pencil Topper Set, FDA-approved Silicone Chew Toys for Autism, Biting, Teething, ADHD, SPD, Oral Motor Children, Kids, Boys, and Girls • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
100 PCS Slap Bracelets Party Favors with Colorful Hearts Emoji Animal Print Design Retro Slap Bands for Kids Adults Birthday Classroom Gifts • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
21 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set Liquid Motion Timer/Grape Ball/Flippy Chain/Stretchy String/Squeeze-a-Bean Soybeans/Slime/Mesh & Marble/Mochi Squishy for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety Relief Adult Kids • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Rainbow Unicorn Toy Rings - 24-Pack Silicone Rubber Play Rings for Girls, Assorted Unicorn Themed Party Supplies Favors Accessories, Ideal for Fantasy Parties, Magical Birthdays, Game Prizes • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Fineder 20 PCS Unicorn Ring, Unicorn Rubber Ring Unicorn Party Supplies Party Favors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Kangaroo Flashing LED Light Up Toys, Bumpy Rings, 18 Pack • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Pull Back Vehicles,30 Pack Friction Powered Pull Back Car Toys, Vehicles and Racing cars Mini Car Toy For Kids Toddlers Boys,Pull Back and Go Car Toy.. • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

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