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Ms. Lathon from Bakersfield CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Increasing Opportunities for Mobilization/Fine Motor Activities with Technological Support

Help me give my students access to new opportunities to interact with their peers by offering gross/fine motor activities in combination with technological support.

  • $920 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom have a multitude of diverse learning needs. Utilizing a variety of teaching strategies and resources will support learning for all students. I strive to develop meaningful relationships with each and every student; I also strive to provide multiple opportunities of communication, socialization, and independence. Engaging and supporting their individual needs will increase their functional and life skills.

My hopes are that with continuous encouragement and creating access to peer-based activities, they will thrive in various settings.

My Project

Part of our educational goals is to increase interactions between our individual students and their peers. In the movement room, students will be able to practice their fine and gross motor skills by playing games and bouncing on yoga balls. The aforementioned activities will increase hand-eye coordination and cooperation/sharing skills.

As stated by John Palfrey, "The most important thing that schools can do is not to use technology in the curriculum more, but to use it more effectively".

Technology is a driving force in our modern society which is why it is important to provide students with a variety of different forms of instruction which can be achieved through the utilization of tablets. Providing students with access to technological support can provide them with video modeling, positive reinforcement, and sharing/communication opportunities.

Ms. Lathon
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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 10 students.

16 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Black - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98
Big Joe Fuf Foam Filled Bean Bag Chair, Medium, Black Lenox • Amazon Business $89.63 1 $89.63
Pure Fun 38" Mini Rebounder Trampoline, Ages 13+ • Amazon Business $41.08 2 $82.16
HH463 - Patterning & Sorting Folder Game Library - Pre K-K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 2 $69.98
Sport Squad 2-in-1 Football and Disc Toss EndZone Challenge Backyard and Lawn Game for Indoor/Outdoor Use • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
DYNAPRO Exercise Ball - 2,000 lbs Stability Ball - Professional Grade – Anti Burst Exercise Equipment for Home, Balance, Gym, Core Strength, Yoga, Fitness, Desk Chairs (Black, 75 centimeters) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
LL108 - Tweezer Tongs Color Sorting Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
JJ434 - Sort-A-Shape Activity Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
TT609 - Magnetic Shape Sorting Rods • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Plixio 54 Key Children's Electric Music Keyboard Piano for Beginners and Kids- Portable • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Franklin Sports 2-in-1 Basketball Set • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Bear Motion Silicone Case for All-New Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa - Anti Slip Shockproof Light Weight Kids Friendly Protective Case for Amazon Kindle Fire 7 (ONLY for 7th Generation 2017 Model) (Black) • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Lightwish - 5.5cm 5.5cm Mini Music Instrument Rhythm Maker Finger Cymbals With Zills Belly Dancing For Children Kids Boys Girls • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
JBM Exercise Yoga Ball with Free Air Pump (4 Sizes 5 Colors) 400 lbs Anti-Burst Slip-Resistant Yoga Balance Stability Swiss Ball for Fitness Exercise Training Core Strength (Black, 80cm-85cm) • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
JBM Exercise Yoga Ball with Free Air Pump (3 Sizes, 5 Colors) 2200 lbs Anti-Burst Slip-Resistant Yoga Balance Stability Swiss Ball for Fitness Exercise Training Core Strength - 55cm 65cm 75cm • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79

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