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Ms. West from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Handful of Therapy

My students need various therapeutic games and toys such as snap-lock beads, touch lights and pegboard to help them improve their occupational therapy skills.

  • $315 goal

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My Students

My students are extremely motivated to improve their fine motor abilities, visual perceptual skills and much more. This school year I am working with 17 amazing and energetic kinders to 3rd graders from a high needs school located in Brooklyn, NY.

My students demonstrate diverse learning disabilities and even more diverse learning needs.

Many of my students have auditory, visual, physical and/or cognitive deficits. They come from various cultural and economic backgrounds which also contributes to their uniqueness. Despite their physical and cognitive deficits, my students are eager to participate during their occupational therapy session. The skilled they learn during their occupational therapy session can help increase their independence with the school and home setting.

My Project

My students need various therapeutic games and toys such as snap-lock beads, touch lights and pegboard. The items I have selected will be used during group and individual occupational therapy sessions within the classroom. The children will use these various fine motor and visual motor games to help strengthen their hands, improve their coordination and increase their ability to participate in the classroom. My students have diverse diagnoses including Autism, Down syndrome, vision/hearing impairment and Cerebral Palsy. These items are ideal for use during occupational therapy sessions to help improve my student's abilities in the following areas: -Fine motor -Writing -Visual perceptual -Visual motor -Spatial Reasoning -Sensory regulation -Cause and Effect -Daily living.

This project will help my students become more engaged during occupational therapy and classroom lessons by allowing students to explore using multiple modalities (tactile, auditory and visual), encouraging student engagement for increased learning opportunities and increasing fine motor and visual perceptual skills that will carryover into academic lessons.

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

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Design & Drill Activity Center • Amazon Business $29.58 1 $29.58
Quercetti Fantacolor Junior Pegboard Set • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
Learning Resources LER3060 Farmers Market Color Sorting Set • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Melissa & Doug Bead Sequencing Set • Amazon Business $22.49 1 $22.49
Learning Resources Ruff's House Teaching Tactile Set • Amazon Business $21.84 1 $21.84
Crayola My First Touch Lights • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Vibrating Pillow • Amazon Business $19.52 1 $19.52
Hape - Color Flutter Butterfly • Amazon Business $19.32 1 $19.32
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Piggy Bank • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Peg Board Set with Pattern Card - Fine Motor Toy for Toddlers and Preschoolers Occupational Therapy Montessori Color Recognition Sorting • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Oball Rainstick Rattle • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47
Fisher-Price Snap-Lock Beads • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Oball Shaker • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97

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