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Mrs. Pratt from Fort Worth TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Items Needed to help Improve Gross and Fine Motor Skills.

My students need items to work on gross and fine motor skills, such as scissors and sports balls.

  • $242 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach middle school students that are on the autism spectrum. Most of my students come from low income households. My students range from non verbal students who are in our self-contained classroom to students in general education classes that come to us for social skills, p.e., and when the need arises.

Many students with autism have poor motor skills and coordination.

Many of my students fall in this category. We are looking to replace a few worn out items that my students have come to rely on as part of their daily routine.

My Project

Students with autism often have difficulty with motor skills. These items will help the students improve on these skills. Many of our students have difficulty cutting and with these scissors the students will be able to work on these skills and hopefully, one day be able to use the scissors and cut independently.

Along with many other challenges students with autism often have difficulty with posture, coordination, and motor planning.

Our students are not able to participate in general education p.e. but we are able to take them. Unfortunately the playground balls they love have seen better days. Just from playing catch we have seen an improvement in some of our students motor skills.

Mrs. Pratt
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TS281Z - Easy-Squeeze Scissors - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
BALL RUBBER MEGAMAX 16IN YELLOW • School Specialty $19.52 1 $19.52
SOCCERBALL SPTM #5 BLK/WHT - SPORTIME • School Specialty $8.02 2 $16.04
BALL PG 16 INCH - RED - SPORTIME • School Specialty $7.02 2 $14.04
FOOTBALL-FOAM COATED NO. 6 - SPORTIME • School Specialty $6.81 2 $13.62
CE257 - Easy-Catch Playball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BALL PG 10 INCH - YELLOW - SPORTIME • School Specialty $5.89 2 $11.78
PAPER MOSAIC SPECTRUM PACK OF 4000 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $9.93 1 $9.93
PAPER TISSUE SQUARES 1 PACK OF 2500 • School Specialty $4.25 2 $8.50
BAG BALL MESH/NYLON - RED • School Specialty $8.02 1 $8.02
BALL PG 6 INCH - YELLOW - SPORTIME • School Specialty $2.90 2 $5.80
BALL PG 8.5 INCH - BLUE - SPORTIME • School Specialty $5.39 1 $5.39
BALL PG 8.5 INCH - VIOLET - SPORTIME • School Specialty $5.39 1 $5.39

Materials cost

$161.01

Vendor shipping charges

$11.80

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$205.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.22

Total project goal

$241.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$241.45

6 Donors

-$241.45

Donations toward project cost

-$205.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.22

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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