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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and Fine Motor Growth in Kindergarten

Help me give my students fine motor support with colorful, kindergarten appropriate materials.

  • $522 goal

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My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self control issues.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. We need ways to be active and help us learn to control our ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Fine motor skills are extremely needy in this kindergarten class. With this dough material and these math counters, we will get to improve in many ways. We will get to roll out doughy snakes and form them into letters, shapes and numbers. We will leaner about cookie cutter shapes and we will practice our colors.

These counters will truly help us focus on our Math skills.

We will sort by shapes and colors, build patterns and do simple addition and subtraction. It will be fun. It will be colorful and we will work together... just like we should in Kindergarten.

Ms. McGettigan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

21 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
COUNTERS AQUATIC SCHOOL SMART SET OF 84 • School Specialty $24.98 3 $74.94
FRUIT COUNTERS PKG/108 • School Specialty $22.36 3 $67.08
COUNTERS IN THE BARN FARM ANIMALS SET OF 72 • School Specialty $18.44 3 $55.32
DOUGH CRAYOLA ASSORTED CLASS PACK SET OF 6 • School Specialty $49.34 1 $49.34
DOUGH CRAYOLA 3# PURPLE • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80
DOUGH MODELING 3.3 LBS RED - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38
DOUGH MODELING 3.3 LBS BLUE - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38
DOUGH MODELING 3.3 LBS ORANGE - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38
DOUGH MODELING 3.3 LBS PURPLE - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38
DOUGH MODELING 3.3 LBS GREEN - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38
DOUGH MODELING 3.3 LBS YELLOW - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 1 $7.38

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