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Ms. Laurencot from Jersey City NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory & STEM- Perfect Together!

Help me give my students some exciting sensory experiences along with STEM fun!

  • $1,072 goal

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My Students

I have a large group of very diverse inner city children who range from 3-5 years of age. My classroom is located in Jersey City, New Jersey. Most of the children are living below poverty level.

I feel lucky to spend my day teaching them that it is fun to learn new things and to motivate them to keep on learning in everything they do.

I love giving them every opportunity to learn and to introduce new and fun materials and equipment to help them reach their highest potential.

My Project

Sensory exploration is a child's way of examining, discovering, categorizing, and making sense of the world. It is beneficial to provide them with opportunities for sensory play. The sensory tub and materials will have a positive impact on student learning in my classroom.

I always try to find new and fun ways for my students to learn the basics of Prekindergarten.

The children will be able to play along side each other at the sand and water tables. Many of the items I have asked for will help with the sensory issues my special needs children have in my class.

Many students are kinesthetic learners and this project is perfect for them! These children learn best when they can touch and feel the letters and numbers being taught to them. This project will serve many students during math and literacy centers on a daily basis. It will be a lot of fun to watch as they explore and learn together. Keeping students engaged in their learning is key to teaching and I know this will be great.

Incorporating a variety of sensory and STEM materials, makes for a very exciting and fun filled classroom!

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

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This project will reach 15 students.

21 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA308 - Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 2 $179.98
LL509X - Light Table Sensory Play Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LA314 - Top for Giant Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
LL581 - Light Table Sensory Tray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
TT157 - STEM Science Station - Sink or Float • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
SD742 - Craft Tape Pack - 1" Bright Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
LL697 - Trace & Write Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
RE322 - Lakeshore Sensory Ball Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
EE256 - Sift & Find Alphabet Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH506 - What’s the Sound? Mystery Capsules • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
CE257 - Easy-Catch Playball • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
EE784 - Sift & Find Number Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
SD743 - Craft Tape Pack - 1" Pastel Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH759 - Fine Motor Scissor Scoops - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 2 $23.98
RR534 - Go Away, Big Green Monster! Storytelling Puppet Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE290 - Design & Build Water Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LL104 - Colored Clothespins • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
LL139 - Fine Motor Tweezer Tongs - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 2 $9.98
BA8150 - Pom-Poms - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

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