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Ms. Sullivan from New Milford NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We All Can Use A Calm Down Space!

My students need Calm Down Caddies with sensory balls, fidgets, coloring books and wands!

  • $596 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an eclectic group of artists, scientists, athletes, writers and just all round great kids! They come from various backgrounds in a typical suburban middle class town. I enjoy utilizing their knowledge of their own cultures in lessons and themes throughout the year.

I enjoy watching them utilize skills taught into class and incorporate them into their everyday situations.

Working with all of the students in a K-5 school allows me to watch them grow both academically and as people.

My Project

Calm Down Kits in each classroom allow for a students to self calm. If students learn to recognize when they need a break and a moment to refocus, they can do it without disrupting the entire class. Once they learn how to use the kits, I think they will be beneficial for all.

Coloring, stress balls, reading and other stress relieving tools in a centralized area can aid in students being able to gain control of strong feelings.

They can learn to manage these feelings and make better choices.

We all need a break from time to time! These Calm Down Kits are a great beginning!

Ms. Sullivan
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 400 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT305X - Neon Classroom Supply Caddies - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 5 $149.95
WD984 - Magnetic Wands - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
DNA Stress Ball by YoYa Toys- 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 $12.97 5 $64.85
Homder 12 Pack Colorful Sensory Fidget Stretch Toys Helps Reduce Fidgeting Due to Stress and Anxiety for ADD, ADHD, Autism(6 Colors) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
RE322 - Lakeshore Sensory Ball Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Cevinee Extra Strong Fidget Toys (24 pack / 12 color) Sensory Fidgets - Release Anxiety and Stress, Improve Concentration - #1 ADHD Therapist Recommended for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Stress Balls and Squeeze Toys Value Assortment (12 Pack) Stress Relax Toy Balls, Puffer Ball Assortment • Amazon Business $7.67 3 $23.01
Color Calm Coloring Book: Perfectly Portable Pages (On-the-Go Coloring Book) (Design Originals) Extra-Thick High-Quality Perforated Paper; Convenient 5x8 Size is Perfect to Take Along Wherever You Go • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Color Zen Coloring Book: Perfectly Portable Pages (On-The-Go! Coloring Book) (Design Originals) • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Mini Plastic Two-Tone Pinwheels (6 dz) by Fun Express • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
Color Relax Coloring Book: Perfectly Portable Pages (On-The-Go Coloring Book) • Amazon Business $3.79 3 $11.37

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