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Ms. Kirkland from Beltsville MD is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun Times with Sensory Bins

Help me give my students sensory sand and kidfetti materials that will help them learn through play.

  • $319 goal

This project expired on December 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching Pre-Kindergarten is what keeps me in the classroom.

The best way to learn is through planned, purposeful, AGE APPRORIATE activities.

My students are eager to learn 4-5 year old children. I have some students that are attending school for the first time and are in need of a good transition from home to school. Even though we all don't speak the same language we are working on our social/emotional development as well as conscious discipline.

Pre-Kindergarten sets the foundation for developing a love for school and learning.

My Project

Having fun sensory bins at center time will help students learn through play. School is supposed to be a fun place to learn. Through the use of sensory bins my students will be learning needed skills to help with not only their academics, but their social/emotional development too.

Sensory bins are age appropriate learning tools that encourage learning even when the children feel that they are "just playing".

With your support my Pre-Kindergarten students will not have to use paper and pencil as their resources for learning. With the use of the sensory bins to help with their fine motor skills and their academic skills my students will be prepared for the rigorous standards awaiting them in Kindergarten.

Ms. Kirkland
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP269 - Washable Sensory Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Sand Colored Kidfetti (10 lb Bag) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.66 1 $47.66
Colorful Kidfetti - 10 lb Bag • Kaplan Early Learning Company $47.66 1 $47.66
PP532 - Alphabet Feel & Find Sensory Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP273 - Sensory Tubs - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.99 1 $23.99
HH977 - Textured Rubbing Plates • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$224.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$271.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.84

Total project goal

$318.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.94

2 Donors

-$159.47

Donations toward project cost

-$135.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.92

match offer

-$159.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.92

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$0.00

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