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Ms. Lockhart from Richmond UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fine Motor Skills And Thrills

My students need peg boards, puzzles, shape sorters and other equipment to improve fine motor skills.

  • $195 goal

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My Students

I work in a special education classroom and I have a wide range of students with different disabilities who come from a low income area. They are the hardest working students, they work on math, language, reading, science, and motor skills. They also go to the general education classroom to work on social skills, following directions and building independence.

My students have big hearts and are friends with everyone.

Everyday when my students get off the bus they have the biggest smile and they are so excited to be at school. They work on being good leaders by waving and say hi to every student and teacher in the hallway. One of the best things about being a special education teacher is that I have these students for a couple of years and get to see all the progress they make.

My Project

The materials I have selected are to help my students to develop and improve their fine motor skills. Fine motor is the small muscles in your arms, hands and fingers. It also involves working on hand eye coordination. We use fine motors skills everyday for writing, getting dressed, feeding ourselves, counting money etc.

These materials will be used everyday and will help my students to become more independent.

My students will have a certain time to work on them but they can also be used as independent work when they are done with their group work. With these activities they will improve the muscles and coordination in their hands and fingers and their finger dexterity. While they are working on these fine motor activities we can also work on generalization skills like shapes, colors, and counting. Because I am a special education teacher I will have most of my students for 3 years I can watch the progress my students make as they use these materials.

Ms. Lockhart
Grades PreK-2
  • White Pine Middle School
  • Richmond, UT
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stack it Peg Game With Board Occupational Therapy Autism Fine Motor Skills by Fun Express- Single Foam Board and 30 Pegs • Amazon Business $12.71 2 $25.42
Any+Rod 24pcs One Year Old Toys Educational Toys Egg Puzzle Learning Baby Toys 2 Year Old Toys Toddlers Boys Girls Improves Motor Skills Geometric Shapes & Colors - Develops Children's Brains • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Wooden Preschool Sorting and Stacking Blocks Educational Geometry Intelligence Board Shapes Matching Fraction Cognition Stacking Blocks Toys Puzzles Games for Kids • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Stonepack Colorful Recognition Geometric Board Block Stack Wooden Educational Preschool Shape Sort Chunky Puzzle Toys, Christmas Gift Toy for Kids Children Baby Toddler Boy Girl • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Haktoys Premium Quality Classic Fishing Game with Rotating Fish Pool & 21 Fish - with Flashing Lights & Catchy Sound (Music on/off switch) | Includes non-Magnetic Fishing Poles | For Toddlers & Kids • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube - Classic Wooden Toy With 12 Shapes • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
Cheerwing Wooden Ring Toss Kids Adults Games Improve Eye-Hand Coordination and Fine Motor Skills - with Carrying Case, plus 10 Plastic Rings • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
T-Juan MM 40pc Colorful Montessori toys Jumbo Nuts and Bolts Set for Toddlers Preschoolers - Occupational Therapy - Matching Fine Motor Toy • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Jumbo String Beads with 65 Beads,4 Strings & Lacing Beads Set for Toddlers-Montessori Preschool for Occupational Autism Ot (with Storage Bag) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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