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Ms. Allen from Watsonville CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Education Preschool Materials for Distance Learning and Play

Help me give my students supplies such as Viewtainers, spray bottles, adaptive scissors, and Play-Doh that target and encourage motor development, coordination, and learning through play with their families.

  • $854 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our preschool program serves a diverse and low-income community in California. Our students qualify for special education services due to a variety of difficulties or delays in their development and learning. Many of our families could greatly benefit from additional support especially during this time of significant socio-economic hardship.

My Project

Help support young students who attend our special education preschool program with materials that families can utilize for home programs to further support motor development, learning, and play.

Our team of occupational therapists work with students, teachers, and families who qualify for special education services.

This fundraising program is intended to create home program kits for preschoolers to help families provide opportunities at home to address their special education goals (i.e. improve play skills, pre-writing skills, eye-hand coordination).

The supplies we have chosen would target and encourage activities related to motor development and coordination. We hope that during this time of need with distance learning due to COVID-19, families will have the support they need for their children to continue to build skills and independence.

Ms. Allen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Viewtainer Slit-Top 4 pack - 2" (Red/Blue) • Amazon Business $14.99 12 $179.88
Bekith 12 Pack 8 Oz Empty Plastic Spray Bottle with Black Trigger Sprayers - Adjustable Head Sprayer from Fine to Stream - Refillable Sprayer for Water, Kitchen, Bath, Beauty, Hair, and Cleaning • Amazon Business $33.99 4 $135.96
Maped Koopy Special Needs Scissor Set with Optional Spring, 5 Inches, Assorted Colors, Set of 12 - 1359308 • Amazon Business $33.81 4 $135.24
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
Chalk City - Party Pack Chalk 30 Jumbo 3 -Pack Sets of Multicolor Sidewalk Chalk for Parties • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Wikki Stix WKX805 Big Count Box of 468, Yarn/Food Grade Wax • Amazon Business $30.50 1 $30.50
36 Pieces Neon Punch Balloons for Classroom Activity Prize Reward, Birthday Party Favor, Carnival Game • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97

Materials cost

$628.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$57.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$725.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.02

Total project goal

$853.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$853.46

11 Donors

-$678.46

Donations toward project cost

-$576.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.77

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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