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Ms. Zondra and Ms. Erin from Lansing MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Montessori Materials for Our Pre-School

Help me give my students the materials they need to develop their fine motor skills and academic concepts by doing things they enjoy.

  • $597 goal

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My Students

I have a classroom of 16 lively and curious 4 year olds. They are eager to learn and try new things. We love to be able to provide them with unique opportunities they might miss out on because we are an Urban school classroom.

We love providing the children with experiences that will enrich their school day experience.

We are a low income/high poverty district and our children may face many challenges. It is a wonderful challenge to make our children's day.

My Project

Many children enter our classroom with a lack of fine-motor skills. The Montessori philosophy stresses and encourages the development of fine motor skills though the use of practical life materials.

The materials we are requesting will encourage children to use and develop their fine motor skills and develop academic targets through materials that are interesting to them.

For example, scooping, pouring, screwing, twisting and punching holes in paper, tying, buttoning, zipping.

Many of the materials strengthen their muscles and help them develop an academic concept as they play. These small muscles they are using and developing will help them with the ability to hold a pencil and write or draw, use scissors, zip their zippers and tie their shoes.

Ms. Zondra and Ms. Erin
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wooden Montessori Screw Board, Screw Driver, Educational Toy for Boys (Material: Pine) • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
Montessori Lower and Capital Case Sandpaper Letters w/ Boxes • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Didax Educational Resources Montessori Shapes Set • Amazon Business $18.49 2 $36.98
StarMall Montessori Color Resemblance Sorting Task • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
Montessori Language Miniatures • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
LEADER JOY Montessori Math Materials for Preschool Early Learning Tool Toys (Binomial Cube) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
LEADER JOY Montessori Sensorial Materials Nuts and Bolts for Early Learning Toy • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Montessori Sandpaper Numbers (Regular) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Montessori Cards & Counters • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
MEROCO Montessori Animal Match Cards - Miniature Poultry Animals with Matching Cards - 2 Part Cards. Montessori Learning Toy, Language Materials TZX106 • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Montessori Material Early Learning Basic Life Skills Learn to Dress Boards - Zip, Snap, Button, Buckle, Lace & Tie 6 pcs/set toys for toddlers by Blue Sky • Amazon Business $17.88 1 $17.88
Alikeke Wooden Toys Montessori Educational Cylinder Socket Blocks Toy Baby Development Practice and Senses • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Learning Resources Primary Shapes Template Set • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
Box for Inset Paper - PAPER NOT INCLUDED • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Tiny Salt Condiment Spoon, 6 pc set • Amazon Business $8.21 1 $8.21
Syhonic Wooden Montessori Mystery Bag Geometry Blocks Set Educational Cognitive Toys 10pcs/set • Amazon Business $8.04 1 $8.04
Shitailu 10 Pack Sugar Tongs Food Grade Premium Stainless Steel Ice Tongs, Small Kitchen Serving Tong for Tea, Coffee, Mini Serving, Appetizers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Wooden Salt Spoons, pack of 3 • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49

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