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Mrs. Davies from Carpentersville IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping Students Learn Through Play

Help me give my students fine motor toys and materials to grow their fine motor skills!

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is an all preschool building. My classroom is a blended classroom with students with special needs mixed with general education students. I have an AM and PM class of 20 students; 6 of which have special needs and the other 14 students are a part of Preschool For All students.

My students, like any 3, 4, and 5-year-olds, learn through play and love hands-on learning!

I get the amazing opportunity to have students in my class for 2 to 3 years before they move on to kindergarten. Each and every student is eager to learn about new topics each day through play and hands-on learning.

My Project

Preschool students learn through play. Fine motor manipulatives are a fun way for students to practice their fine motor skills. In my classroom, these materials will be a free choice center for children to choose during our 50 minutes of free play.

My students can become bored and choose not to play with the same fine motor materials.

These materials will allow me to change out the fine motor manipulatives throughout the year to keep the students engaged. My students learn through play and practice old and new skills through play. These materials will help my students to learn and grow their fine motor skills.

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Mrs. Davies
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Popular Playthings Magnetic Mix or Match Farm Animals • Amazon Business $29.89 1 $29.89
Popular Playthings Magnetic Mix or Match Animals • Amazon Business $26.47 1 $26.47
Popular Playthings Magnetic Mix or Match Construction Kits (Dinosaurs) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
TOP BRIGHT Toddler Fishing Game Gifts for 2 3 Year Old Girl and Boy Toys Birthday • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Learning Resources Fox In The Box Position Word Activity Set, Phonics Game, Preschool, 65 Piece Set, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $17.54 1 $17.54

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