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Ms. Blazek from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Deaf Preschoolers Need To Get Their Hands Wet

The cost of a Lakeshore Learning Sand & Discovery Table and Top is $282, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $298 goal

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We would love to get a water table for our classroom. I teach a class with deaf and hard of hearing 3 and 4-year-olds, and they love to play in the water. A water table is a great opportunity for them to learn all sorts of vocabulary. Most of our kids come to school with very little language. Our number one goal is for them to be able to learn the language they need to communicate. A water table would do wonders in helping them learn signs while they have a great time splashing and playing with water toys. I would use the table to teach all sorts of words/ signs. I would have the kids fill up the tub using the signs for turn on, water, hose, full, stop and turn off. As you can see, every step in the process of using this table will be signed/ said so that the children get as much language input as possible. Once we start to play with the table, the language the children can learn from it is really only limited by our imaginations and thankfully we have very creative ones! We would learn such words as: swim, sink , float, boat, wet, dry, drip, cold warm, and the list goes on and on. The possibilities for language lessons are really endless. This table would be a great asset for our program and our students. Thank you for supporting our students.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA272 - Sand & Water Discovery Table • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
LA270 - Top for Discovery Table • Lakeshore Learning $37.50 1 $37.50

Materials cost

$186.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$243.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.55

Total project goal

$297.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.50

1 Donor

-$292.74

Donations toward project cost

-$244.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.82

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$0.00

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