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Ms. Underwood (Kiefer) from Westminster CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wiggling Our Sensory Needs Away!

My students need Knobby Bouncy Balls, Spin Discs, Hanging Hammocks and other equipment to help meet their sensory needs in order to succeed in our classroom.

  • $1,037 goal

This project expired on July 30, 2018.

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My Students

I teach an amazing group of students with different abilities. My classroom is a moderate/severe special day class and the students are in the 4th-6th grade. This project will actually benefit all three special education classes at my school and will provide materials to help over 30 students. Each day my students come to school, they overcome challenges that most of us do not even think about. Although my students have very different needs, they work extremely hard and will light up the room every time they walk in. Everything in my classroom is adapted and modified to help my students do the best that they can each and every day.

My Project

My kids need a variety of sensory toys and equipment to help them calm down and get their wiggles out. A lot of my students have Autism and are able to focus a lot more and work better if they have frequent sensory breaks.

The students will be able to do things like bounce on exercise balls, Spin around on discs, swing on sensory swings, or put themselves in body socks to help them relax when they are over stimulated.

Students will be able to take breaks throughout the day and use all of this equipment in order to help them be more ready to focus and succeed in the classroom.

Ms. Underwood (Kiefer)
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sammons Preston Spin Disc, Lightweight Rotary Play Disc for Children, Sit and Spin Spinning Saucer for Training Motor Skills & Balance Coordination for Kids, Spherical Balance Disk for School & Recess • Amazon Business $150.00 2 $300.00
Portable & Foldable Trampoline - 36 Dia. Durable Construction Safe for Kids with Padded Frame Cover and Handle / 1 Year Warranty - Yellow by GYMENIST • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Sanho Premium Sensory Sock,Updated Version, Large, 70" L x 28" W, Good for height: 63"+ Blue • Amazon Business $35.96 3 $107.88
Sanho Yopo Dynamic Movement Sensory Sox, Medium,6-9 years old, 47''LX27''W Orange • Amazon Business $29.96 2 $59.92
Joyin Toy Foam Pogo Jumper in Easy to Carry Zippered Bag- Safe and Fun Pogo Stick for All, 250 Pound Capacity (blue) • Amazon Business $13.95 3 $41.85
Sunnydaze Hanging Hammock Nest Pod for Children, Soft Cotton, for Indoor and Outdoor Use, 27 Inch Diameter, Max Weight: 170 lbs, Red • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Sunnydaze Hanging Hammock Nest Pod for Children, Soft Cotton, for Indoor and Outdoor Use, 27 Inch Diameter, Max Weight: 170 lbs, Pink • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Rinco 36 Knobby Bouncy Ball Light Pink • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Rinco 36 Knobby Bouncy Ball Orange • Amazon Business $16.47 1 $16.47
Rinco 36" Knobby Bouncy Ball Yellow • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

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