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Mrs. Shallenburger
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Fine Motor Learning

My students need a variety of games and manipulatives, like Perfection, lacing/pattern bead sets, adaptive scissors, etc in order to develop necessary fine motor skills.

My Students

My students were born with or have had a traumatic injury which caused significant fine motor delays. Many have a diagnosis such as Cerebral Palsy or Autism. They struggle with strength and coordination necessary for writing, cutting, opening their milk at lunch, etc.

My students have a diagnoses such as a learning disability, physical disability, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, etc.

They require extra instruction to meet their specific needs. Many come from lower income families with little access to hands-on materials.

My Project

My students need various hands-on learning materials such as Perfection, lacing/pattern bead sets, adaptive scissors, etc to increase fine motor skills necessary to participate in classroom and out of classroom learning. These resources will make increasing fine motor skills fun! Let's be honest! We don't like to do things that are difficult and my students are no different. By providing them with materials they enjoy using they will increase strength and coordination without even knowing it!

In helping with my project you will directly impact my students education in such a positive way!!!

My students are so greatly motivated by hands-on activities that they will be able to meet so many goals they may not be able to meet without this. Thank you in advance for helping with the education of these students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Eco Friendly Beehives • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 2 $42.42
Flower Match Garden Patch • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.91 1 $39.91
Attribute Beads & Pattern Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $36.51 1 $36.51
Magnetic Express • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Buttons & Spools Lacing Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
Magnetic Circle Express • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.06 1 $22.06
Mighty Motors • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 1 $21.21
Spring Scissor (Single) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 8 $20.08
KIT BUTTON TREE • School Specialty $18.04 1 $18.04
Twisty Dropperstm (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.01 1 $11.01
Perfection • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16
Nobbie Gertie Ball • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46
REPK BALL SLOMO BUMPBALL - 1 EA • School Specialty $6.64 1 $6.64
REPK BALL SLOMO BUMPBALL - 1 EA • School Specialty $6.64 1 $6.64

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This project will reach 50 students.

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