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Mrs. Weisberg from Topanga CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bend, Grasp, and Play

Help me give my students opportunities to develop their fine motor skills with games and Wikki Stix that will allow my students to form alphabet letters and numbers while manipulating the wax and strengthening their muscles.

  • $193 goal

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My Students

The students who attend our school are students from diverse backgrounds. Many attend our school from outside of our immediate area specifically because of the location in a small mountain community. They come because we are a high performing school and we are a Certified Wildlife Habitat as designated by the National Wildlife Federation. We utilize our outdoor areas to enhance education.

The Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students come from a variety of cultures and backgrounds and become a classroom family in our shared space.

The Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten children range in ages from 4 to 6 years old. They are curious and creative children who enjoy learning and playing and who thrive in a stimulating classroom environment that supports fostering their independence.

My Project

My students need opportunities to develop their fine motor skills by developing the muscles they will need for writing. Learning through play is a stress-free way for my students to develop their strength while having fun. The requested materials are both fun and functional.

Many of my students enter TK/K without the muscle strength needed to grasp a pencil and crayons firmly enough to draw and write.

Writing becomes frustrating for them and they are unable to draw the things they want to. With these materials, my students will develop a stronger grasp, which will help them learn to write and draw.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Impresa Products 500 Piece Pack of Monkey String (Jumbo Pack) - Wiki / Wikki Bendable, Sticky Wax Yarn Stix / Sticks in Bulk - Perfect Toys for Home and Travel • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
New Star Foodservice 24364 Fast Food Tray, 10 by 14-Inch, Blue, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
TOP BRIGHT Magnetic Toddler Toy Game Set, Fine Motor Skill Preschool Toys, Pretend Play for Girl and Boy 2 Years Old, Catching and Feeding Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
FlintRehab Premium Quality Therapy Putty (4 Pack, 3-oz Each) for Hand Exercise Rehab. Fidgeting, and Stress Relief • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Fine Motor Skill Toy - Purple Walking Elephant - PreWriting Learning Toy for Five Fingers • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
Li’l Gen Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set, Non-Toxic Water Sensory Toy for Kids - 20,000 Beads with 2 Scoops and Tweezers for Early Skill Development • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
WikkiStix Alphabet Cards Set • Amazon Business $7.43 1 $7.43
WikkiStix Numbers Cards Set • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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