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Ms. Sharon from Monroeville PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Baker’s Dozen

Help me give my students A variety of sensory on hands exploration play

  • $768 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you remember back to the time when you were excited to learn something new and exciting each and every day at school? My preschool Head Start classroom, consisting of 3 to 5 year old learners, is always busy with new and engaging activities!

Early learning sets the foundation for future academic success.

I strive to have new and exciting activities for the students to engage in each day. At this stage, they are learning to be more independent and self-managed.

My Project

Recent research has shown that children who are socially competent are more likely to be successful later in life. The skills associated with social-emotional learning are both ‘fundamental for life effectiveness’ and ‘a framework for school improvement.’ Now more than ever we need to help prepare children to learn non-violent problem solving and self-regulation skills. Many of the children who enter our classroom come with a hefty amount of trauma in their short lives. We hope to provide a safe space that is tailored to meet them where they are emotionally and help them take the steps to learn to self-regulate. This project is aimed at supporting children in gaining these valuable social-emotional skills, while setting their environment up for success.

Ms. Sharon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
AA540X - Toddler-Safe Washable Sensory Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
DS430X - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
AA480 - Washable Tactile Pillows • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
AX20 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $57.99 1 $57.99
SE203BU - Colored Kinetic Sand - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $46.99 1 $46.99
LC955 - Beginner’s Hammering Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TS823 - Theraputty® - Medium • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
TS822 - Theraputty® - Soft • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
TS821 - Theraputty® - Extra Soft • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
LM136 - Toddler-Safe Sensory Bins - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
SVT6022 - Magna-Tiles® Cars Expansion Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC953 - Extra Plastic Nails • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$612.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$652.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.07

Total project goal

$767.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$767.14

13 Donors

-$378.00

Donations toward project cost

-$331.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.20

match offer

-$376.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$320.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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