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Mrs. Pitt from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power To Write Our Futures

Help me give my students the power to strengthen their fine motor skills so they can write their own life stories.

  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Pre-K students are 3, 4 and 5 years old. They are brave and inquisitive learners, always willing to try something new. As a Pre-K educator I have an incredibly important role to ensure my students are successful as they transition to kindergarten. Kindergarten expectations are very different from when you and I were five and six years old. The expectations have risen in an attempt to prepare students for a successful life and job after their Pre-K -12 academic career. As an educator I must build the scaffolding so my students can meet and exceed those expectations.

My Project

We often take for granted the impact our fine motor skills have in our lives. From brushing our teeth and tying our shoes to writing that school absence note and signing our name. We all have those early learning opportunities to thank for these abilities. As a child our fine motor skills, strength and dexterity improved every time we put together a puzzle, built with small blocks or colored a picture. In my classroom I like to weave meaningful learning into fun, developmentally appropriate activities. Most young children do not want to strengthen their fine motor skills by repeatedly writing letters with a pencil. They would however enjoy using snap alphabet blocks to spell their name or strengthen their hand by using a drill to take out screws. After all, we all learn best when the experience is enjoyable.

Mrs. Pitt
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA583 - Stand-Up Magnetic Write & Wipe Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
LC569 - Magnetic Letter Builders - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
FF525 - Snap-Together Letter Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA585 - Jumbo Magnetic Design Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RA228 - Rainbow Pebbles® Activity Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH576 - Learning Lacers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP507 - Create & Design Drill Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH287 - Little Hands Fine Motor Tools • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
LL426 - Squeeze, Scoop & Count Ice Cream Shop • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC742 - Find the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
AA558 - Printing Numbers Practice Book - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98

Materials cost

$437.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.72

Total project goal

$558.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.14

3 Donors

-$508.14

Donations toward project cost

-$431.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.22

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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