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Mrs. Montalbano from Fort Pierce FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students something to help them to focus, so that they can be more successful and feel like they can sit through a lesson like their peers.

  • $162 goal

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My Students

My students are some of the most inspiring people that I have ever met. Many of them face challenges that we as adults have never, and will never face in our lifetime. Each day when I see my students, I greet them with a smile and a hug, and they are so happy to have someone that really looks forward to seeing them, and I look forward to seeing them as well.

Many of my students are struggling readers.

Although we have some amazing resources in my district for reading, some are still unable to reach grade level standards. There are so many resources that can be utilized on the internet (ex: reading apps, math apps, writing apps, and so many more), but most of my students do not have computers or tablets at home for them to use.

Many of my students struggle to stay on task. ADD, A.D.H.D, Autism Spectrum Disorder really makes it difficult for the individual to focus on tasks. Any helpful tools that I can get to accommodate my students to help them focus is a gift me them and for me!

My Project

The materials that I would like to get for my students will allow them to release excess energy while continuing to focus on the lesson being taught. Imagine drinking 2 pots of coffee and sitting in a seminar for 6 hours, the only rule is you can't fidget! Good luck! This is a feat that my students try to tackle everyday. The chair bands allow them to use their leg strength to move the band in a quiet and non-distracting way, thus releasing any pent up energy that might hinder them from sitting and focusing. The stretchy, bendy fidgets, allow them to fidget under their desks while continuing to focus on the lesson being taught. The stress balls will help them to release pent up stress and anxiety from testing. I am hoping that you can see the benefits to my students, and if you can and decide to help us...Thank you in advance!

Mrs. Montalbano
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Bouncy Chair Bands - Stretchy Bands for kids - Sensory Bands for Chairs and Fidgets for Classrooms - ADHD Fidget - Alternative Seating Foot Fidget Bands - Elastic Bands for Chairs by Bouncit (12-Pack) • Amazon Business $26.88 1 $26.88
Fidget Toys 21 Pack Bundle Sensory Toys Set-Rainbow Magic Ball/Liquid Motion Timer/Bike Chain/Stress Balls/Stretchy String Stress Relief Hand Toys for Children and Adults with ADHD ADD OCD Autism • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
MICKYU Stretchy String Fidget Sensory Toys for Adults and Kids Stress Toy Helps with ADHD ADD OCD Autism, 16 Pack 8 Color • Amazon Business $16.89 1 $16.89
Stress Balls Puffer Stress Relief Toys Value Assortment Bulk 1 Dozen Stress Relax Toy Balls, Squeeze Ball Puffer Ball Assortment Most Popular Selection of Hand Exercise Balls & Therapy Balls • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Pencil Toppers for Sensory Needs – 4 Pack with 2 Different Hardness Chewable Pencil Toppers for Kids Boys & Girls with Autism, ADHD, SPD, Teething & Biting Needs • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Fidget Pencil Toppers on Pencil, Set of 6 (3 Wing Nuts and 3 Nuts'n Bolts), Colors Vary • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88

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