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Mrs. Fahnholz from Keansburg NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pre-K Water Play: If There's a Will, There's a Wave

My students need storage and sand and water toys to explore.

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students need the opportunity to fulfill their dreams. My students live in a small bayside community that was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy four years ago. Some houses in our community are just being fixed now and others are still waiting. I teach in a low-income school district which means many of my families work very hard to provide for their families with many of them working more than one job.

"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity The creative mind plays with the objects it loves" -Carl Jung.

My students are the best thing about my job. They are creative, lively and eager to explore our world. I look forward to seeing each of their bright sunny faces every day.

My Project

My students like all young children are fascinated with water. You send them to wash their hands and ten minutes later they can still be splish splashing away at the sink. We have a water table to use but are in need of somethings to help facilitate their play

"Water is the driving force of all nature"- Leonardo da Vinci.

We are asking for a storage rack to keep our materials accessible yet sanitary and dry. We are also in need of a fish set. I had purchased a couple of these exact sets myself years ago but time has taken a toll on our fish as they are rusty and our poles are broken. Finally, we are asking for water whisks. I have an old wooden/metal one in my house area that the children love using and these would allow more than one child to play plus I think it would be super fun to use this to make bubbles.

Mrs. Fahnholz
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA259 - Sand & Water Storage Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
RR724 - Lakeshore Magnetic Fishing Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
SW430 - Water Whisks - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$181.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.89

Total project goal

$252.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.60

2 Donors

-$252.60

Donations toward project cost

-$214.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.89

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$0.00

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