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Mrs. Almas from Kentwood MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Fine Details

My students need markers, stencils, dinosaur counters and play dough to help strengthen their fine motor skills.

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our classroom is a very diverse preschool classroom. We have students that range in age from 3-5 years old of all academic levels. My students face many challenges inside and outside of the classroom, but we are here to minimize the academic gap they are facing. We are here to create a positive school going experience where my students are encouraged to explore themselves.

My students are eager to learn and explore all aspects of life.

I want to open as many doors for them as possible and give them the brightest future that they all deserve.

My Project

What are the early signs of success in school? The ability to read and write. My preschool students need tools to help them strengthen their muscles in their hands to improve their fine motor skills. With the increase exposure to tablets, computers and televisions, we see our students pencil and crayon grips falling behind what they should be.

These tools in this project will give multiple different ways to help strengthen my students fine motor abilities.

Play dough is a fun way for students to build this muscles in their hands, without them realizing what they are doing. White board markers make writing and drawing fun for students. And what child doesn’t love dinosaurs? All of these tools will make building those muscles fun for our students.

Mrs. Almas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
LC1652 - Dinosaur Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LA558 - Giant Stencils Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
AX4 - Lakeshore Dough - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
AX16 - Lakeshore Dough - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
AX8 - Lakeshore Dough - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
AX2 - Lakeshore Dough - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$112.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.52

Total project goal

$170.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.14

1 Donor

-$85.07

Donations toward project cost

-$72.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.76

match offer

-$85.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.76

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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