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Ms. K. from Muskegon MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands on for the Little Ones!

Help me give my students access to hands on math, science, and art manipulatives and experiences!

  • $919 goal

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My Students

I am an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher. I have 12 amazing students! Students in my room range from age 3-6 with varying levels of abilities (speech, ASD, cognitive impairment, and other health impairments). Students in this room generally spend 1-3 years in ECSE until they move on to kindergarten. I do the best I can to prepare them for kindergarten!

Families in my classroom come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and range from a traditional family, to single parent homes.

We all have one thing in common. We want our students to have every opportunity to succeed!

My Project

New manipulatives in the classroom will provide my students with some fantastic hands on fine motor opportunities. As all of my students have special needs, fine motor skills are often an area where we focus a lot of our attention on.

New dolls, clothing, and food for our dramatic play area will help all of my students, but especially students who are on the Autism Spectrum interact socially with peers in the classroom with hands on experience.

A new, smaller rug in the classroom will help during large group activities. This will be our area to sit, learn about personal space, and a way to interact verbally with one another.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT ABC BORDER 6 X 9 RECTANGLE - VARIOUS OPTIONS • School Specialty $167.97 1 $167.97
Real Projects Workshop • Kaplan Early Learning Company $85.46 1 $85.46
LM134 - Calming Colors® Bins - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.59 3 $40.77
RJ27 - The Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
HH166 - Fill It Up! Fine Motor Jars • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Baby's One Piece Outfits with Blanket for 14" Dolls • Kaplan Early Learning Company $32.36 1 $32.36
13" Lots to Cuddle Babies - Twins (African American) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $31.46 1 $31.46
Lots to Cuddle Babies 13" Twins • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.66 1 $29.66
Cell Phones (Set of 2) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.36 2 $28.72
4oz Glitter Sparking Asst • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96
Discovery Boxed & Marine Life Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.16 1 $25.16
Tool Box • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.36 1 $23.36
Shape Puzzles - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Magnetic Pocket Chart Squares • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
PLAY WOODEN FRIDGE FOOD - SET OF 9 • School Specialty $20.80 1 $20.80
Wooden Nuts and Bolts • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.86 1 $18.86
Toddler's Soft Tool Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.86 1 $18.86
BA790 - Texture Brushes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
DIAPER BAG SET • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
My First Dinosaur Match Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.96 1 $8.96
TT192BB - Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.39 1 $6.39
CHILDCRAFT ABC BORDER OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
ABC BORDER OPTION ONLY - AQUA - 8 • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

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