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Mrs. Lee from Albertville AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art, STEM, & Fine Motor, Oh My!

Help me give my students bright colored paper for art and STEM and fine motor activities.

  • $511 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is very diverse in that we have many English Language Learners which make up almost half the population of our school. Also, we are an all-kindergarten school made up of approximately 500 5 and 6-year-olds! That's a lot of little bodies that can be influenced in a positive way!

I teach 36 enthusiastic, eager, and energetic kindergartners at a Title I school.

Our school is in a very low socioeconomic community. Because we are in a high poverty community, all students at our school receive free breakfast and lunch through the community eligibility program. Most of my students have not had the opportunity to attend pre-k or have significant learning experiences in their homes.

My Project

My students have many opportunities throughout the day to collaborate with other students, as I feel that the social interaction as well as the "teamwork" approach gives them new experiences and allows them to learn to work well with others. Empowering students through hands-on discovery is so important, especially for young children. We have an art center where students make alphabet crafts and the opportunity for "free art" to explore their creativity. The paper I am requesting will allow me to fill our art center with attractive materials to make learning fun.

The alphabet games I am requesting, such as the alphabet acorns and alphabet popsicles, will be perfect for my students' fine motor skill development and brain building.

The wooden alphabet builders will increase phonemic awareness in our classroom. The double-sided counters will be great additions to our STEM and fine motor centers. With your help, I would be able to give my students literacy, math, and science learning opportunities through critical and creative thinking.

Mrs. Lee
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kizh Wooden Letter and Number Construction Activity Set Educational Preschool Toys Shape Color Recognition Pegboard Sorter Set Board Blocks Stack Sort for Toddler Kids Boys Girls Non-Toxic Toy • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
PicassoTiles 100 Piece Set 100pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards, Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational Conventional • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Learning Resources Two-Color Counters, Set of 200 • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Giant Magnetic Letter Construction, Letter Recognition, Fine Motor Toy, 21 Pieces, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $13.31 2 $26.62
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Eclipse Black (WAU22321) • Amazon Business $22.21 1 $22.21
Learning Resources Alphabet Acorns Activity Set, 78 Pieces, Assorted Colors, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $18.33 1 $18.33
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, Outrageous Orchid, 500 Sheets (21946) • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Alpha Pops, Alphabet Matching & Fine Motor Skills Toy, 26 Piece, Ages 2+ • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Wasusau Astrobrights Heavy Duty Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, Cosmic Orange, 500 Sheets (22661) • Amazon Business $15.85 1 $15.85
Wausau Astrobrights Heavy Duty Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inch, Fireball Fuchsia, 500 Sheets (21688) • Amazon Business $15.44 1 $15.44
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 GSM, Terrestrial Teal, 500 Sheets (21849) • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
Wausau AstroBrights Color Laser/Inkjet Paper, 500 Sheets, Lift-Off Lemon, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches • Amazon Business $14.03 1 $14.03
Wausau AstroBrights Color Laser/Inkjet Paper, 500 Sheets, Pulsar Pink, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 GSM, Martian Green, 500 Sheets (21801) • Amazon Business $13.07 1 $13.07
Wausau Paper 22541 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 GSM, Gamma Green, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $13.02 1 $13.02
Wausau Astrobrights Heavy Duty Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, Sunburst Yellow, 500 Sheets (22591) • Amazon Business $12.65 1 $12.65

Materials cost

$368.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$433.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.53

Total project goal

$510.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$510.19

1 Donor

-$510.19

Donations toward project cost

-$433.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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