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Ms. Lawson from Chico CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Connecting Brain and Body!

Help me give my students gross motor and fine motor activities to promote development!

  • $655 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Preschool moderate/severe classroom with ranging disabilities from students with Autism, Learning disabilities, and other health impairments. Students in this area have been affected by the recent Camp Fire in California and come from homes where their parents are very hard working. Each one of my students is a marvel and such a fun little human being! They all have a unique way of learning which is part of what makes teaching them so fun.

This is a new class that has been opened up as kids with special needs turn 3 so that they may receive high quality services.

My Project

Students that are coming into this classroom have limited fine and gross motor skills. Through the use of these material such as a tunnel and a balance beam, these kids will learn to move thier body in a multitude of ways to gain access to the school environment.

Fine motor skills are also necessary to access every students’ education.

Fine motor development can affect many things in education such as grasping a pencil to opening up a door to a classroom.

ALL students should have the opportunity to develop these skills and most classrooms are not equipped with the necessary tools to help.

Ms. Lawson
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BB261 - Soft & Safe Balance Beam • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
DS430X - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
LA245 - Lakeshore Play Tunnel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
SE213 - Silly Shapes Sensory Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
RA976 - Giant Lacing Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD191 - Nuts About Sorting! • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP508 - Sensory Stars Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
HH287 - Little Hands Fine Motor Tools • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$475.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$556.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.23

Total project goal

$654.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$654.85

1 Donor

-$66.00

Donations toward project cost

-$56.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.90

match offer

-$588.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$500.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.33

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$0.00

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