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Mrs. Bradfield from Saint Paul MN is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Our Fine Motor Muscles

Help me give my students tongs, tweezers, and pincers to strengthen their fine motor.

  • 7 donors
  • $496 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

Fine motor skills involve the use of the small muscles that control the hand, fingers, and thumb. They help children perform important tasks like feeding themselves, grasping toys, buttoning and zipping clothes, writing, drawing, and more. The ability to complete self-care and every day tasks helps a child’s self esteem and confidence to increase.

It’s important to start working with children on building their fine motor skills early on.

All the different tongs, tweezers, squeezers, and pincers in this project will help students build their fine motor. Having a variety of tools allows for different practice. Some tools help with strengthening the hand for holding scissors and performing a similar motion to cutting while others will help with pencil grip and writing activities. Premo Teeny Weenie Tongs, Circle Tip Squeezers, Jumbo Tweezers, Skizzor Tongs are all fine motor skills building finger tools my kindergarteners need to develop their pre-scissor, pre-writing, finger grasp, and fine motor skills.

Mrs. Bradfield
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wire Wizard Picker Upper • Therapy Shoppe $35.99 2 $71.98
Therapy Tongs Trio • Therapy Shoppe $5.99 9 $53.91
Apple Tongs • Therapy Shoppe $17.99 2 $35.98
Scissor Ring Tongs • Therapy Shoppe $33.99 1 $33.99
Skizzor Tongs™ • Therapy Shoppe $14.99 2 $29.98
Funnel Pincers™ • Therapy Shoppe $24.99 1 $24.99
3-Prong Claw Tongs™ • Therapy Shoppe $22.99 1 $22.99
2-in-1 Tiny Treasure Tong • Therapy Shoppe $22.99 1 $22.99
Circle Tip Squeezers™ • Therapy Shoppe $11.29 2 $22.58
Mighty Teeny Tongs • Therapy Shoppe $2.49 9 $22.41
Teeny Weenie Tongs • Therapy Shoppe $0.99 9 $8.91

Materials cost

$350.71

Vendor shipping charges

$35.07

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$421.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.30

Total project goal

$495.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$495.34

6 Donors

-$336.52

Donations toward project cost

-$306.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.23

match offer

-$135.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$114.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.82

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$0.00

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