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Mrs. Goda from Castro Valley CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinetic Sand in Your Hand in Kindergarten Land!

Help me give my students the materials needed to complete our awesome kinetic sand table, such as more kinetic sand, a top for the sand table, and some small sand toys.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are full of life, ready to learn, and excited about each new day in the classroom. These children come from a variety of different backgrounds. They have a wide range of skills, and I work hard to keep them all busy and engaged!

What all of my students have in common is that our community in Castro Valley is absolutely amazing and so supportive.

My students' diversity is what makes our classroom a safe, unique, and fun place to be. We celebrate our differences and work together to achieve our goals!

My Project

My kindergarteners and I are extremely grateful to have received a sand table and some kinetic sand already through DonorsChoose.org! Their faces lit up when they discovered we would be adding a sand table to our classroom! To say they love it would be an understatement! Each time they get to use it, they are instantly calmer, and so intrigued by the moldable sand.

Upon receiving our materials, I realized we will need more sand to fill the table!

Kinetic sand is very dense. I also realized that a top to the sand table would be very helpful to prevent spills and to keep the sand clean and sealed. In addition, some small toys, molds and tools would be great for the children to use with the kinetic sand.

Kneading, mashing, and creating shapes using kinetic sand helps reduce stress instantly. It is very therapeutic for children and adults alike! It can also assist children with fine tuning their fine motor development skills, which is one of our major standards in Kindergarten. They can even practice molding their names, letters, and sight words with the sand. It encourages pretend and imaginative play, which is so important for the development of 5 and 6 year olds. I also have seen how helpful it is for building social skills- sharing, taking turns, and working together to create something. Thank you!

Mrs. Goda
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kinetic Sand, 3lbs Beach Sand for Ages 3 & Up (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $12.97 4 $51.88
LA314 - Top for Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
USA Toyz Play Sand Toys for Kids - 23 Pc Kids Sand Toys Play Sand Kit with Play Sand Castle Molds + 5 Magic Sand Art Tools for Kinetic Play Sand • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$101.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.18

Total project goal

$167.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.89

5 Donors

-$110.31

Donations toward project cost

-$102.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$46.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$39.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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