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Teacher Liddle from San Ramon CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschoolers Learn Through Play!

Help me give my students the curriculum they need to learn through play with these toys that promote social interaction and hands on learning.

  • $571 goal

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My Project

Thank for this opportunity! My students are special education students that have an Individual Education Program, IEP. These students have moderate to intensive needs in many areas of learning and development. Students at this age learn through play.

Hands on learning experiences are how these students discover the world and learn.

The marble run would provide opportunities for students to practice social skills, such as turn-taking, waiting, and cause and effect. The alphabet and number puzzles promotes sequencing and letter/number recognition. The play sets friends clubhouse, ponies play set, space vehicles and cash register are toys that build language skills as students play together. While playing with these play sets, they practice new language techniques, practice social skills and have social interaction. These toys provide the prompts and materials that SDC Preschooler students need to facilitate imagination. The water beads are excellent for sensory input and calming students that have a hard time regulating their behavior. We use these water beads to help students lower their anxiety and physical outbursts. The magnetic shapes provide fine motor opportunities and color and shape recognition.

These toys help our little ones with the most special and intensive needs. Early intervention is important to providing the students with support they need and learning experiences that benefit their unique special needs.

Thank you for your consideration.

Teacher Liddle
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lakeshore Under-The-Sea Mermaid Palace • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
Lakeshore Animal Friends Clubhouse • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Magicube Magnetic Shapes - 25 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.36 1 $59.36
Lakeshore Precious Ponies Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Lakeshore Let’s Go Shopping! Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Mix & Match Magnetic Space Vehicles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Lakeshore Super-Fun Marble Run - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
Shapes and Colors Discovery With Water Beads, Stones, and Squares • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.66 1 $20.66
Lakeshore Alphabet Train Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Lakeshore Number Train Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

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