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Mrs. Neil from Buckley WA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinder Sensory Exploration

My students need various hands-on experiences in order to develop into the best little learners possible.

  • $555 goal

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My Students

My kindergartners are creative, enthusiastic and eager to explore! They have a passion for learning from day one and it only continues to grow throughout the school year as they are given various learning activities to dive into.

Each kindergartner thrives BEST when they are given the opportunity to learn and ask questions in a hands on environment.

Every year my group of students enter with a wide range of life experience such as access to pre-school/early kindergarten, books, learning/play materials and family involvement. I also have students who enter my room each year as English language learners. What better way to get them a solid starting foundation then to provide them with common sensory experiences?

My Project

The materials listed below have been chosen with sensory play as well as fine motor skills in mind; Play-Doh, kinetic sand, chalk, magnets, water beads and the many tools to go along with them. When students are given opportunities to maximize their experience within the realm of sensory play and fine motor development, there's no telling how much they will grow!

Sensory play supports language development, cognitive growth, motor skills, problem solving skills and social interaction.

By giving my kindergartners access to these materials, you're helping them in a way that will play a pivotal role in their success throughout the rest of their school years and beyond.

Mrs. Neil
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

14 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jack & Roo Mag Builders 104-Piece Magnetic Tiles with Storage Case, 100-Piece Magnetic Blocks Set and 4 Magnetic Car • Amazon Business $68.99 1 $68.99
Colorful Kidfetti (10 lb Bag) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.06 1 $39.06
National Geographic Play Sand - 6 lbs of Sand with Castle Molds (Natural) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.16 1 $27.16
Learning Resources Mix And Measure Activity Set, 22 Pieces • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
DS484 - Speedy Snow - 1-Lb. Bucket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Joyin Toy 120 Pack Giant Box Non-toxic Jumbo Washable Sidewalk Chalk Set in 10 Colors (120 Pieces) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Melissa & Doug Wooden Alphabet Stamp Set - 56 Stamps With Lower-Case and Capital Letters • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Water Toy Bundle - Water Whisk, Pump - Sensory Table - Pool - Bathtub • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
USA Toyz Play Sand Toys for Kids - 23 Pc Kids Sand Toys Play Sand Kit with Play Sand Castle Molds and Magic Sand Art Tools for Kinetic Play Sand • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
DAB-O-INK 3oz Bingo Daubers - Mixed Colors - 12ct • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
FansArriche Water Beads, 20 ounces (120,000 beads )Orbeez Beads Gel Beads Water Growing Beads for Orbies Foot Spa Refill,Kids Sensory Toys, Plants and Vases • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Kare & Kind Smart Dough Tools set - 5 sets of Extruders tools plus 6pcs of basic dough tools - (Kare and kind Retail Packaging) - Assorted color (Extruder tools + dough tools) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Wands, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Learning Resources Twisty Droppers • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Learning Resources Handy Scoopers • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
My First Sidewalk Chalk • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 2 $8.42
DS344 - Dough Scissors - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

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