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Mrs. Escobar from San Diego CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Support Students With Fine Motor Skills

My students need Hi-Write paper and thick pencil grips to support their writing. I have several students who have a learning disability and I have found that using this paper gets them writing better.

  • $274 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I school. Many of our students come from low socio-economic backgrounds. I work with a very diverse group of students. I have many English Learners and students who read at a variety of levels. My students have shown lots of growth since the beginning of the school year and continue to work hard. I am constantly researching and restructuring the classroom to help them learn and to make a very comfortable and less distracting environment. My students have lots of potential to succeed and overcome barriers.

My Project

I am requesting Hi-Write paper and thick pencil grips to support my students with their writing. I have several students who have a learning disability and I have found that using this paper gets them writing better. The highlighted paper helps them keep inside the lines when writing. It also helps them print easily because the lines are thick. The highlighted portion helps them see the lines better. I am requesting the thick pencil grips so that my students can grasp their writing utensils easily. This will all help support my students who have a need with developing their fine-motor skills.

Mrs. Escobar
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL GRIP JUMBO PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $36.84 2 $73.68
PAPER HI-WRITE INTERMEDIATE 2 - PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $9.44 6 $56.64
PAPER HI-WRITE BEGINNER 1 - PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $9.44 4 $37.76

Materials cost

$168.08

Vendor shipping charges

$16.81

State sales tax

$15.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.08

Total project goal

$273.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.87

1 Donor

-$264.53

Donations toward project cost

-$232.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.34

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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