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Mrs. Gallivan from Frankfort IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool Germs: Teaching Dental Hygiene and Proper Handwashing

Help me give my students books and supplies to learn about dental hygiene and germs.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Social Worker servicing preschoolers of all levels. I work in a variety of classes, where the kids vary in ability levels. The students that I service are on IEPs under various labels and have various disabilities.

My students are in an Early Childhood program with goals designed to focus on their individual academic, social, and/or physical needs.

They require a 5 day a week program and the support of many therapies (OT, PT, Speech, and SW). They are a wonderful bunch of kiddos who love to learn and amazig me everyday.

My Project

My preschoolers are in te program they are in due to learning and social difficulties. They learn through visuals, modeling, books, and teacher examples. I woud like to use these same ideas to teach basic care that they need to learn.

Many of my students are unaware of proper dental and personal hygiene techniques needed to live a healthy life.

I would like to supply the needed materials, such a large models and age appropriate books to assist in teaching them this important life skill. I plan on using the materials requested in this project to practice, discuss, read about, and practice again (and again) the importance of this life skill.

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Alligator Educational Plush & Toothbrush • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
SMKF Large Anatomical Teeth Models - Dentist Teaching Oral Hygiene Model 8.66 5.9 5.5 inches • Amazon Business $22.55 1 $22.55
Who Needs Teeth?: (Adorable Rhyming bedtime Story/Picture Book About Caring for Your Teeth, for Beginner Readers, Ages 2-8) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Cutie Sue Fights the Germs: An Adorable Children's Book About Health and Personal Hygiene • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Curious George Visits the Dentist • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Germs Are Not for Sharing (Ages 4-7) (Best Behavior Series) • Amazon Business $10.15 1 $10.15
Brush, Brush, Brush! (Rookie Toddler) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$108.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.68

Total project goal

$164.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.56

1 Donor

-$164.56

Donations toward project cost

-$139.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.68

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$0.00

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