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  • $191 goal

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Mrs. Umana
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Preschoolers Are in Need of Crayons!

Help me give my students crayons to create art and Squish and Squeeze Sensory Beads to help promote their fine motor skills.

My Students

I have 20 students who are all non-English speaking students and are all mostly from low-income families. Two of my students are special needs students. They all come from homes where the parents, unfortunately, do not speak English, and they do not have a role model in order to learn the English language from. My students are energetic little kids who love to learn and are very excited about being in school. However, since my students are all non-English speaking students, they need a lot of visuals and hands-on activities in order to learn and make the learning process more meaningful. Also, due to the lack of knowledge from the part of the parents on how to help their children, I feel that my students need a double dosage of educational fun activities in school in order to be up to par with their counterparts and succeed in school

My Project

The big jumbo crayons requested in this project are essential materials that my students use every day! We will be using these crayons during small group time on a daily basis. Materials need to be replenished constantly in our classroom, but unfortunately the parents can not afford to buy supplies for us. Being prepared and having crayons

help promote the organization and efficiency of our classroom and ultimately increase my students' learning!

My students are still learning how to properly hold crayons and color. Therefore, it is essential that they use crayons on a daily basis.

I also requested squishy squeeze sensory beads. These are not only fun for my students to use during center time, but they will allow them to be creative. I am always trying to find fun and creative ways for my students to express themselves. My students have used play-doh but unfortunately play-doh dries up quickly and we can’t continue replenishing it. Therefore, please help me provide my students with these fun squishy squeeze sensory beads that will allow them to practice their fine motor skills.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VX748 - Best-Buy Jumbo Crayons - 12-Color Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
VR154 - Squish & Squeeze Sensory Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98

Materials cost

$129.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.57

Total project goal

$190.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.49

4 Donors

-$93.71

Donations toward project cost

-$80.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

match offer

-$95.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by PNC Grow Up Great® and 4 other donors.

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