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Mrs. Oko from Saint Johns FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool Letters and Numbers and Sorting, Oh My!

Help me give my students a Star Right Magnetic Letters with Tabletop Easel & White Board, along with upper and lower case magnetic letters for matchings, various pencils and pencil grips to promote good grasp and sorting activities.

  • $172 goal

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My Students

Hello, I am an occupational therapist in St. Johns District Schools. I work with preschool students and my students are all exceptional! They have diagnoses that range from learning disabled to autism to cerebral palsy to Down's syndrome to intellectual delays. They learn through hands-on, experiential activities.

It benefits the students to have the occupational therapist, speech therapist and teacher work together so that they can receive the best learning experiences!

They love all of the manipulative activities that I can provide! My students are the greatest!

My Project

Too often preschool students are not taught how to properly hold a pencil or form letters. They also do not learn sorting skills. The items I have requested will allow my special needs preschool students to learn how to hold a pencil, with various different types of pencils and grips. They will also be able to complete fine motor manipulative tasks and learn the whole alphabet with fun and engaging activities, all while learning (though they won't know it is educational!). I do my treatment activities in conjunction with the ESE teachers and the speech therapist, so they get the greatest advantage of a unified approach.

I would like the pencil grips, special pencils, magnetic letters and sorting items to prepare my special preschool students for general education classes and for as much mainstreaming as possible by starting as early as possible.

Please consider supporting this worthwhile project, as it will mean so much to the kids, the teachers, the parents and the speech therapist!

Mrs. Oko
Grades PreK-2

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Star Right Magnetic Letters with Tabletop Easel & White Board for Kids - Educational Alphabet Magnets for Learning -Includes 104 Magnets with 1 Dry Erase Magnetic Easel - Learning Toys for 4+ Year Old • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
DecentGadget Wooden Classification Box with Cover 80 Objects from 8 Categories to Exercise Kids' Hand Eye Coordination Sorting Box and A Good Parent-Child Toy • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Junior Learning 50 Attribute Block Activities • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Giant Magnetic Letter Construction, Letter Recognition, Fine Motor Toy, 21 Pieces, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
Lyra Ferby Short Tri grip Triangular Children Kindergarten Pencils, School supplies Beginner grip writing pencil for kids, Triangle Pencils, 6 Pencils • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Add Life To The Party! 24 Neon Maracas, Bright and Colorful Party Favors, Noisemaker for New Years Party, 4" Neon Maracas - For Mexican Fiesta, Luau Party, or Classroom Musical Instrument (1 Dz Pairs) • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
Pencil Grips for Kids - Writing Aids with Control The of Fngers - Trainer for Left and Right Handed Writing 8 Count • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mlife Pencil Grips - Children Pencil Holder Writing Aid Grip Trainer, Ergonomic Training Pen Grip Posture Correction Tool for Kids (Set of 12PCS) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Pencil Grips, PAGGY Silicone Pencil Grips for Kids Handwriting, Ergonomic Writing Aid Grip, Posture Correction Training Writing Aid for Kids Adults Students Special Needs (18PCS) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$113.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.66

Total project goal

$171.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.09

3 Donors

-$96.09

Donations toward project cost

-$81.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.41

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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