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Ms. Barbara from Dobbs Ferry NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improve Your Writing Skills While Having Fun!

Help me give my students the opportunity to explore new things while having fun.

  • $569 goal

This project expired on May 14, 2019.

This project expired on May 14, 2019.

My Students

The majority of students that I work with are first grade to sixth grade. They come from unstable home environments and are challenged educationally or, emotionally. They are all boys and their backgrounds are all different.

These students are developmentally challenged but are eager to learn.

They all need support and encouragement along the way to be successful. Some of the boys live on the school grounds where others may travel over an hour to get to school every day.

They enjoy learning and writing offers them many opportunities.

My Project

I feel that the more experiences you provide a child, the more they will learn. The children that I work with face many challenges both in their cognitive development and, their environment. By using games, students can work on their fine motor skills, grasp, stabilization and crossing mid-line. These are all activities needed to improve writing skills. There are many children that can not write their own name. Many children are not exposed to writing until a late age based on their family dynamics. By providing them with these opportunities such as; paints, play-dough and table top games we are offering them new experiences.

Ms. Barbara
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mainstreet Classics 36'''' Mini Foosball Table • DICK'S Sporting Goods $169.99 1 $169.99
DS430X - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
05170-0729 - Blick Economy White Bristle Brush Class Pack - Bright, Classpack of 72 • Blick Art Materials $58.13 1 $58.13
PP282 - Magnetic Color Maze • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL108 - Tweezer Tongs Color Sorting Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
01637-0069 - Blick Studio Acrylics - Set of 6 colors, 120 ml tubes • Blick Art Materials $20.55 1 $20.55
61520-1001 - Fancy Glass Bead Mix - Assorted Colors, Shapes, and Sizes, 1 lb • Blick Art Materials $13.59 1 $13.59
Hey! Play! Double Nine Dominoes Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 1 $12.99
61594-1025 - Creativity Street Elastic Cord - White, 1.2 mm, 25 yd spool • Blick Art Materials $5.64 2 $11.28

Materials cost

$428.50

Vendor shipping charges

$18.30

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$483.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.28

Total project goal

$568.51

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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