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Mrs. Bernard from Springfield MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fine Motor Skills Exploration!

Help me give my students A variety of small muscle building materials that will increase their skills!

  • $327 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach twenty 4-year-old preschool students, with and without special needs, within the inner city setting. They come to school every day with their eager little smiles and bright minds ready to learn. My children love exploring and learning every day and I give them as many opportunities to use all the materials that I have available.

Varied learning styles make it necessary to present the lessons with a variety of mediums.

Every child is developing at their own pace and I need to be able to provide a variety of tools that can be used to encourage muscle development.

When students achieve the knowledge that they are striving for, it is reflected in their excitement of learning.

My Project

Many of my children come to my room with low muscle tone due to minimal experiences. They have difficulty manipulating clothing and writing tools.

With these materials the students will have daily opportunities to experience fun ways to improve the smaller muscles necessary to be successful at writing and other small motor activities.

The attainment of fine motor skills is one of the most important areas of development for a young child. With these materials, I will be able to provide all of my students with those rich experiences that will help to assure that they will all be ready for future challenges.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP385X - Washable Sensory Play Materials- Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00
SE202 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 11-Pound Bag • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DS484 - Speedy Snow - 1-Pound Bucket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
SE998 - Magic Water Marbles - Multicolor • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$243.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$277.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.99

Total project goal

$326.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$326.62

1 Donor

-$326.62

Donations toward project cost

-$277.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.99

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$0.00

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