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Mrs. G. from Bloomington IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fine Motor First!

Help me give my students tools and materials to improve their fine motor strength and stamina.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is in an urban, high poverty area where approximately 90% of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch. My students come to school eager to learn, but often with many of their basic needs going unmet.

My students are energetic, artistic, creative, and have a broad range of early childhood experiences.

It is my goal to provide a safe, warm community full of hands-on and creative opportunities to help the children in my classroom reach their full potential.

My Project

Every year I have several students who do not have the fine motor strength and control that their same aged peers have. The lack of fine motor muscles in their hands and fingers causes writing stamina and letter formation to be a very difficult task. Students who do not have the ability to hold a pencil correctly often become frustrated and overwhelmed when writing.

I need materials that will make improving fine motor control and strength a fun activity that the students look forward to!

I'm requesting pencil grippers to help students improved their finger placement, lite bright toys to help students work on their fine motor control, a pre-writing magnetic board, and a playdoh like item called Monkey Foam for students to manipulate and strengthen their hand muscles.

Mrs. G.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE226 - Pre-Writing Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Impresa Monkey Foam - 40% More Than The Competitor's Combo Party Pack - 5 Giant Blocks in 5 Great Colors - Perfect for Creative Play - Classroom Pack - Never Dries Out! • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Basic Fun Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Toy, Multicolor • Amazon Business $13.89 2 $27.78
GR117 - Pencil Grips - Pack of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$121.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.10

Total project goal

$180.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.67

4 Donors

-$180.67

Donations toward project cost

-$153.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.10

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$0.00

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