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Ms. Jessica from Knoxville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tear Free

Help me give my students a fun way to learn how to write.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very unique. They are loving and caring. They are learning how to navigate this world with their own special challenges. Some have words while others are struggling to communicate with others as they have no words.

Most of my students are autistic with sensory issues.

They struggle with sound and light changes and need help learning how to cope with these issues.

This program gives my students, with their unique challenges, an opportunity to learn and thrive within our district. My energetic preschoolers enter the classroom ready to learn, discover, and explore.

My Project

With these materials to teach writing, my students will be able to learn how to write their letters in a fun non-frustrating way. The pages within these writing books have pictures that will pull their interest in their work. While the fidgets will help to keep the students calm and in their area as we work on staying in our seats.

The fundamentals of handwriting will go far beyond my classroom.

Therefore learning should not be full of tears. This is why I have chosen these books to help my students learn to write.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Handwriting Without Tears Kindergarten Printing Bundle - Includes Letters and Numbers for Me Student Workbook, Teacher's Guide, Writing Journal A, Pencils for Small Hands • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Handwriting Without Tears Kick Start Kindergarten Printing Bundle - Includes Kick Start Kindergarten Student Workbook, Teacher's Guide, and Pencils for Little Hands • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Learning Without Tears - Transition to Kindergarten Student Workbook Set, Current Edition - Includes My First School Book & Kick Start Kindergarten Minibook - Pre-K Writing - for School or Home Use • Amazon Business $15.90 1 $15.90
Creative Hobbies Synthetic Chalkboard with Unfinished Wood Frame, 4 x 6 Inch -Pack of 6 Chalkboards • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
Learning Without Tears - Letters and Numbers for Me Student Workbook, Current Edition - Handwriting Without Tears Series - Kindergarten Writing Book - Capital Letters, Numbers - For School or Home Use • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
FIDGET TOYS(Package of 10, 5 colors) Stress Relieve toy, Focus Enhance, Soothing Marble Fidgets for Children and Adults, has helped with ADHD ADD OCD Autism, Depressions and Anxiety disorders • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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