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Ms. Saffar from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Fidget And We Can't Help It

Help me give my students fidgety gadgets to help them stay focused during the hour literacy block

  • $210 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach English as a second language for a public school system. The school I work at is 100% free lunch. The students I work with are mainly from El Salvador. Some of them are separated from their families, and the rest who live with their families have very limited resources, but they love to learn and they are very appreciative of anything we give them at school (it could be something as simple as a sticker). Their families are hard labor workers, and they work very long hours. But they do want the best for their kids and are also very appreciative of what we do with the kids at school.

I am also an immigrant to this country as well.

English is also my second language and that's how I connect to my students.

My Project

My students will perform better if their fidgety habits are addressed. Students need help at staying focused. The sensory toys will help students stay on task.

The fidgety gadgets will help students concentrate on the task they are assigned and will help them complete it.

Our classroom is small and students sit close to each other. We spent an hour together on daily bases. The fidgety gadgets will lengthen students' stamina in reading and in writing. Students need to keep one hand busy while the other hand is working.

I bought thinking putty and I realize now I need more gadgets on hand such as stress ball, stretchy string, fidget chain, liquid motion timer...

Ms. Saffar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 13 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
YoYa Toys Pull, Stretch & Squeeze Stress Balls by 3 Pack - Elastic Construction Sensory Balls - Ideal For Stress & Anxiety Relief, Special Needs, Autism, Disorders & More • Amazon Business $13.97 3 $41.91
SpringFly 030 12 Pack Bundle Sensory Fidget Cube/Bike Chain/Liquid Motion Timer/Rainbow Magic Ball/Mesh and Marble Toy/Soybeans Squeeze Grape • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Kunshion 24 Pack Sensory Toys Bundle,Stress Relief Fidget Toys for ADD ADHD Anxiety,Mochi Squishy Toys/Slow Rising Squishies/Stretchy Strings/Squeeze Soybean/Fidget Chain/Emoji Stress Balls • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Hibery 5 Pack Monkey Stringy Balls, Soft Active Fun Toy, Sensory Fidgets Toys Rainbow Pom Colorful Bouncy Stress Toy • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$137.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$178.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.45

Total project goal

$209.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$209.64

1 Donor

-$69.88

Donations toward project cost

-$59.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.48

match offer

-$139.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$118.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.96

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$0.00

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