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Mrs. Pond from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Play in PreK

Help me give my students materials that will strengthen their physical, cognitive and literacy academic skills!

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are four and five year old children who are full of excitement and eager to learn every morning when they walk into school. Many of our children come from immigrant families who do not speak English as their first language. However, our families always emphasize the importance of school and exceptional education for their children.

One hundred percent of the children in my classroom receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of the children I teach are living in poverty. Although their basic needs are not always met at home, they still have a love for learning that makes it easy to come to work every day and teach them!

My Project

I would love to gift my students with the ball and cup game to play at home over summer break to strengthen their gross and fine motor skills! The sensory paint will be a great addition to our art area to give the children a new and exciting play time activity! The floating letters will be something fun to put in our sensory table. They will encourage children to work on letter names and sounds while playing! All three items would give my preschoolers positive learning experiences that will make them excited to learn while playing as our school year is coming to an end.

Mrs. Pond
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
CW527 - Swing & Catch Cups - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 2 $31.98
EE332 - Float & Find Alphabet Bubbles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
VR109 - Swing and Catch Cup - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 3 $8.97

Materials cost

$120.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.95

Total project goal

$179.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.68

1 Donor

-$89.83

Donations toward project cost

-$76.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.47

match offer

-$89.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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