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Mrs. Wasick from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Games for Grasping (Concepts and Fine Motor Skills)

Help me give my students games to aid in letter recognition, number recognition, counting, and fine motor skills.

  • $265 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am excited to be providing educational experiences to at-risk four and five year-old children in a free prekindergarten classroom. These kiddos are creative, curious, and eager to learn. Many of our students are overcoming odds, as all of our students come from low-income households, and many come from traumatic backgrounds.

We strive to provide opportunities that our at-risk students may not otherwise have, or be able to enjoy.

We are eager to create life-long learners, through thoughtful instruction, and materials, both in our indoor and outdoor classrooms.

My Project

"Learning through play" is a concept that I believe in 100%. In order for children to find reading and math fun, children must learn it through fun ideas and games. The requested materials will allow the children in our class to learn the alphabet and mathematical concepts through the use of games. Many of these games also all the children to practice fine motor skills, to hone their writing skills as well. I look forward to allowing them to play these games with their friends and with us, the teachers, during choice time. I also look forward to planning lessons that involve playing these games and working with children on their individual goals.

I believe that these at-risk children should be allowed to learn the alphabet and mathematical concepts, and practice their fine motor skills in a safe, friendly environment with games that are age-appropriate and make learning fun.

Please consider donating to our project, to offer these wonderful children, and many more children in the future, the opportunity to learn in a fun and exciting way... with Games!

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 16 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Pete The Cat I Love My Buttons Game • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Peaceable Kingdom Feed The Woozle Preschool Skills Builder Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Peaceable Kingdom Snug as a Bug in a Rug Award Winning Preschool Skills Builder Game for Kids • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Feelings and Dealings: An Emotions and Empathy Card Game | Award-Winning | Therapy Games for Kids | Social and Emotional Skills Development | Feelings Flash Cards • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Aitbay Cool Math Game, Frog Balance Counting Toys for Boys & Girls Educational Number Toy Fun Children's Gift STEM Learning Age 3+ (63 PCS) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Banana Blast by Goliath • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Goliath Amazon Exclusive Bonus Edition Pop The Pig - Includes 24Pc Pop The Pig Jigsaw Puzzle! • Amazon Business $13.77 1 $13.77
Learning Resources Froggy Feeding Fun Activity Set, Fine Motor Toy, 65 Pieces, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hasbro Gaming Cootie Game • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Educational Insights Shelby The Pug Snack Shack Counting Game: Early Math Preschool Game • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Peaceable Kingdom Alphabet Go Fish Letter Matching Card Game - 52 Cards with Box • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Number Slap Jack - a Fun Number Recognition and Counting Card Game – Kids Learn Numbers 0-20 While Playing a Fun Game - Perfect for PreK Thru 1st Grade Learners • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The World of Eric Carle ABC Game Tin • Amazon Business $8.67 1 $8.67

Materials cost

$192.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$224.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.69

Total project goal

$264.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$264.62

2 Donors

-$247.43

Donations toward project cost

-$224.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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