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Ms. Emily from York PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Quality Toys in Preschool

Help me give my students good quality toys to use in the classroom!

  • $289 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our preschool program is a state funded (free to families) Early Childhood Program that encompasses 3-5 year old students with special needs. My classroom has a vast variety of students with special needs. Currently, I have students with Autism, Developmental Delays, Intellectual Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, and Speech/Language Impairments.

We as teachers constantly need to adapt our classroom resources to meet the varying needs of our students.

For example, I have children with a visual impairment (Cortical Visual Impairment) and need to be thoughtful on the resources I use with them because of their visual impairment. It can be challenging to find good quality resources for our diverse learners.

My Project

My project is focusing on obtaining quality toys for our youngest learners with disabilities. So many times, these students receive "hand me down" toys. Which works and is cost effective. However, it is a great day when students receive new toys!

We as teachers receive a set amount of money each year to spend on our classrooms.

Many times, that money goes towards snacks or simple classroom supplies. We receive our allotted money twice a year and have only 2 weeks to use that money. Many times, I need something when I do not have my allotted money and buy the needed items myself.

Ms. Emily
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Coding Critters - Ranger & Zip, Interactive Coding Toy, 22Piece Set, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Playskool Explore N' Grow Busy Ball Popper (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Educational Insights Design & Drill Activity Center: 146 Piece—Build & Learn, Fine Motor Skills & STEM Learning with Toy Drill • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Liberty Imports Camouflage Military Pop Up Play Tent - Collapsible Indoor/Outdoor Army Playhouse for Kids • Amazon Business $24.85 1 $24.85
Meland Magnetic Drawing Board - Kids Magna Drawing Doodle Board Erasable Writing Sketch Board Pad Upgrade Version Green • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Magnetic Drawing Board Kids | 4 Color Zone Erasable Magna Doodle Pad Educational Sketching Boys Girls 3 Years Up - Green and Red • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
AmazonBasics AA 1.5 Volt Performance Alkaline Batteries - Pack of 48 • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
ArtCreativity 7.5 Inch Light Up Magic Ball Toy Wand for Kids - Flashing LED Wand for Boys and Girls - Thrilling Spinning Light Show - Batteries Included - Fun Gift or Birthday Party Favor • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
AmazonBasics AAA 1.5 Volt Performance Alkaline Batteries - Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
ArtCreativity Light Up Orbiter Spinning Wand, 7 Inch LED Spin Toy with Batteries Included, Great Gift Idea for Boys, Girls, Toddlers, Fun Birthday Party Favor, Carnival Prize - Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97

Materials cost

$211.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.21

Total project goal

$288.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$288.08

1 Donor

-$145.00

Donations toward project cost

-$123.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

match offer

-$143.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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