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Ms. Downey from Baltimore MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New School Year...New Learning!

Help me give my students a variety of engaging and hands-on early literacy and early math activities that can be used across the curriculum.

  • $523 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental delays need engaging and colorful hands-on educational materials to give them access to fun learning opportunities. These materials will help to develop and improve their early language, math literacy and cognitive skills.

Many of my students are non-verbal individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental delays.

They range from ages 3 to 4 years. They learn best by using hands-on activities. My favorite thing about my students is that they love learning. However, many of them have difficulty attending to activities and these educational activities will provide another way to engage them in learning.

Despite the many challenges that my students face, I like to keep things simple and provide my them with creative and meaningful learning experiences. Unfortunately, our school's limited budget does not allow for us to acquire resources such as hands-on educational activities for our students. The educational activities will be used to assist in their learning and expose them to a variety of activities that can be used across the curriculum.

My Project

These materials will address my students' early literacy, math and cognitive needs and provide opportunities for hands-on learning and peer-to-peer interaction. The various counting and sorting materials will give them opportunities to practice their number sense and visual perceptual skills using colorful and engaging materials. The various letter activities will develop their letter recognition skills. The lacing cards will help to build their eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. The materials will be used during our whole-group and small-group instruction. Students will also have the opportunity to select the activity of their choice during math and literacy centers. This will help to foster their independence while sustaining their attention. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated by my students and I.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TW225 - Beginner’s Peg Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
HH878 - Linking Letter Monkeys - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD372 - Nuts About Counting! • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD191 - Nuts About Sorting! • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD645 - My First Pegboard Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE228 - Giant Alphabet Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT607 - Magnetic Counting Rods • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP557 - See-Inside Counting Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL774 - My First Sorting Bears • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG455 - I Can Count! Magnetic Maze • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RR939 - Airplanes Counting Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RR971 - Frogs Counting Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TD341 - Indestructible Lacing Cards Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC587 - Translucent Bugs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$384.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.09

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$443.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.30

Total project goal

$522.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.01

4 Donors

-$243.00

Donations toward project cost

-$238.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

match offer

-$241.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$205.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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