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Ms. Farr from Springfield MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need these art supplies, such as paper plates, glue, and pasta to help them increase their fine motor skills to prepare our pre-k students for kindergarten.

  • $706 goal

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My Students

I am an occupational therapy assistant at our elementary school. Our school is located in a low-income city. Many of the preschool students lack the foundational skills to be successful students. We provide a group to all of the preschools to increase their fine motor skills and prepare them for kindergarten.

Many therapists spend their own money on supplies.

We no longer have a budget for these groups. These supplies will assist us in running the best groups for our students.

My Project

I am an occupational therapy assistant who works in substantially separate classrooms and integrated pre-school classroom. We use paper plates, glue and tissue paper to create projects. Corn starch and salt are used to in sensory centers. The kids are having so much fun they do not realize all the skills they are working on!

Many of our students do not have the foundational skills they need when entering kindergarten.

We provide group lessons for our students to increase their fine motor skills to prepare our them for kindergarten. These supplies are essential for helping our students succeed in their education.

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

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Constructive Playthings CPX-035 Washable Tempera Paint Set of 9 gal, Grade: 1 to 6, Age: 2 to 8 Years • Amazon Business $134.98 1 $134.98
Chef's Quality Cinnamon Ground 5 LB • Amazon Business $29.99 4 $119.96
Perfect Stix Paper Plate 6-300 6 Paper Plates White (Pack of 300) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Tongue Depressors, Non-Sterile, 6 Inches, 500 Count Senior, Dealmed Brand • Amazon Business $12.89 4 $51.56
Medium Cotton Balls 2 Packs of 500 (1000 Total) + Vakly 1st Aid Kit Guide (2) • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Crayola 53-0525-1 8 Pan Set Washable Watercolors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.50 2 $43.00
ARGO Corn Starch - 16 Ounce Convenient Resealable Container - with Measuring Scoop • Amazon Business $10.49 4 $41.96
Barilla Pasta, Ziti, 16 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Q-Tips qtip-625x3 Cotton Swabs • Amazon Business $16.47 1 $16.47
Colored Tissue Paper 100 Vivid Multi Color Sheets Size 26" X 20" Assorted Bulkl 25 Bold Solid Colors • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Coceca 36 Rolls Crepe Paper Streamers, 6 Colors, for Birthday Party, Class Party,Family Gathering ,Graduation Ceremony Decorations • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Morton Iodized Salt, 26 oz • Amazon Business $0.89 4 $3.56

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