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Ms. Benson from Middletown DE is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Hands, Big Imaginations!!

Help me give my students Poppa's Pizza, The Three Little Pigs building set, alphabet stampers, and dough design wheels that will help build their fine motor, language and social skills.

  • $1,108 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We believe that children learn through play and we do that in our classroom every day! We are a fully inclusive, Pre-K classroom where some students have developmental delays and some do not. We strive to create an environment where the children enjoy coming to school every day and develop a love for learning. We work on developmental skills such as social emotional, communication, self help, academic, sensory, fine and gross motor, as well many other things. Children learn when they're able to explore with their hands and move their bodies and interact with each other. Our classroom is a place where the children feel safe, accepted and valued. Our classroom is often a child's first experience in school and we want to help nurture every child so that they develop the skills that they need to be successful in schools, well as a life long love for learning.

"Play is often talked about as if were a relief from serious learning.

But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. ~Mr. Rogers

My Project

A child's most important job is play and I want to give my students a wide variety of materials that enhance their social, language and fine motor skills. The materials I have chosen will make a huge impact on my students literacy, fine motor, language and social skills. The light table and light table accessories will enable my students to use their fine motor, language and social skills as they build and explore different colors. My students will learn their letters as they use their hands and play with the Mad Mattr dough, alphabet stampers, and dough design wheels. As the children play games such as Poppa's Pizza, The Three Little Pigs building set, they will work on following directions and problem solving skills.

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA803 - Play & Explore Color-Changing Light Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC590X - Light Table Manipulative Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
RA119 - Lakeshore Creature Builder • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
DS436 - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Teal • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 4 $51.96
PP637 - The Three Little Pigs Problem Solving STEM Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
AA411 - Beginning Sounds Phonemic Awareness Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
AA413 - Rhyming Sounds Phonemic Awareness Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR751 - Bristle Builders® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL657 - Science Specimens Sorting Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
BR569 - Clip & Create Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FS491 - Human X-Rays - Set of 18 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH359 - Following Directions Building Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TR671 - Poppa’s Pizza Topple Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
WS804 - Wikki Stix - Neon Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LA312 - My First Washable Markers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
TS127 - Jumbo Tempera Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
AB451 - Painting Bowls - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
DR316 - Jumbo Paint Dabbers - Set of 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LA394 - Dough Design Wheels • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TS324 - Paint Scrapers - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$897.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$941.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$166.10

Total project goal

$1,107.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,107.33

8 Donors

-$627.33

Donations toward project cost

-$533.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.10

match offer

-$480.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$408.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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