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Mrs. Baldino from Staten Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pre-K: Being Explorers of Our Senses

My students need sound tubes, a feely box, marbles, shapes, beanbags and wobble cushions.

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from many diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Some of our students are English Language Learners and have completely immersed themselves into learning a new language. There are twelve students in our classroom and require special needs for support in the classroom. Our students require small groupings/one to one instruction to meet their needs/goals. Our students come from all areas of Staten Island. All students receive free breakfast and lunch. These students are young, and this is their first experience of school!

My Project

This is the first year our Pre-K class has been implemented at our school. As educators, we take pride in being pioneers of this new initiative; however, with the lack of materials, it hinders our ability to provide a quality Pre-K program to all students. We work collaboratively to make it possible, but feel our students could achieve so much more with the necessary tools. We want our students to be prepared and successful in their future school endeavors.

This project will help my students interact with others, daily functioning and social and family relationships.

This will also assist behavioral challenges, regulating emotions self-esteem and learning. Using these materials such as "What's Inside box?" which includes 10 sensory objects for my students to explore and feel using their sense of touch. In addition, the sensory stars beanbag set and the gel bead sensory shapes will help my students with touching various textures. The wobble cushion will assist students to focus while moving in their seat

Mrs. Baldino
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA931 - Giant Sight & Sound Tubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
JJ909 - What’s Inside? Soft Feely Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP504 - Gel-Bead Sensory Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
PP508 - Sensory Stars Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
SE998 - Magic Water Marbles - Multicolor • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$183.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$216.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.24

Total project goal

$254.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.94

1 Donor

-$254.94

Donations toward project cost

-$216.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.24

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$0.00

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