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Ms. Estrada from Dallas TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strengthening Brain Power in PreK3!

My students need sand, sensory materials, and shovels for the sand table.

  • $220 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students just turned three years old. I am piloting a three-year-old half-day program in an inner-city low-income school.

The children are excited and ready to learn.

Most of the students I serve are English Language Learners and will be in a Bilingual Program.

The mission of this program is to teach children English and sustain their Spanish speaking skills. By starting early, this will give them a head start on their educational journey. This will enable them to have many opportunities in their futures, but also facilitate educational success.

My Project

My students will use the sand, shovels, and sensory materials to help their brains make connections to their learning.

Since preschoolers use their senses all the time to make sense of their learning, the sand play will facilitate the process so they can also apply their learning and use it long term.

All students, but preschoolers especially ,need to use all their senses but the sense of touch is especially important in helping them understand and apply their learning in a variety of ways.

By using a variety of textures to build structures, dig, or explore it will also help them with their emotional learning as well. Many time, feeling and exploring a variety of materials helps them relax.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shape it! Sand 5 lb. - White • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 2 $42.42
Colorful Kidfetti (10 lb Bag) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.06 1 $39.06
Sand Colored Kidfetti (10 lb Bag) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Classic Yellow Play Sand - 25 lb Box • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.76 1 $23.76
Shovels (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.01 1 $11.01

Materials cost

$154.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.96

Total project goal

$219.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.74

1 Donor

-$109.87

Donations toward project cost

-$93.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.48

match offer

-$109.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.48

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$0.00

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