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Mrs. Griffin from Greer SC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sand: Fun and Learning for Little Hands!

My students need 2 bags of kinetic sensory sand, sand molds, tools, and trays.

  • $204 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Learning can be fun! Kindergarten students learn through their senses and experiences. "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." --William Butler Yeats

My 5-6 year old kindergarten students are eager to learn.

They represent various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Parents, students and teachers are satisfied with the learning environment, social and physical environment, and home-school relations. My school strives for continuous improvement in instructional delivery and student performance.

My Project

Kindergarten students are growing cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally. They flourish in a learning environment that is interactive and fun while learning through their senses. Unlike beach or play sand, kinetic sand has special properties that make it soft and stretchy. It is indoor play sand with the properties of motion (it moves!). Kinetic sand, molds, tools, and trays will provide an opportunity for the children to learn about letters and numbers, improve their fine motor skills, and use their creativity through their sense of touch. As a result, the children will grow cognitively in the areas of writing, reading, math, and science. Furthermore, kinetic sand will provide opportunities for social and emotional growth as children interact with their peers to explore and create.

The use of kinetic sand in the classroom enhances sensory awareness, fine motor skills, and creativity.

It is stress reducing, captures and maintains attention and great for children with sensory issues. It is safe (non-toxic, gluten free, dye free, bacteria free) and clean (recombines easily so it does not stick to skin or surfaces). Kinetic sand never dries out, so it will provide years of fun for numerous children.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SE202 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 11 Lb. • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 2 $89.98
Flat Activity Trays • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
Mukool Sand Molding Tools 42pcs Mold Activity Set Compatible with Any Molding Sand • Amazon Business $15.88 1 $15.88
WABA Fun Castle Molds • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24

Materials cost

$132.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.59

Total project goal

$203.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.94

4 Donors

-$162.00

Donations toward project cost

-$137.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.30

match offer

-$41.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$35.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.29

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$0.00

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