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Ms. Petrozzo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tiny Hands, Big Work!

Help me give my students games and puzzles to help strengthen their tiny hands with fine motor work.

  • $477 goal

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My Students

I am a general education teacher in a kindergarten classroom. I am getting to know my 25 energetic five-year-olds who have begun to settle in with a wide range of knowledge and skills. For many of our students, kindergarten is their first time learning in a formal setting, and we would like to have a wide range of learning opportunities for our different learners!

My students are creative, hands-on, and multi-sensory learners.

I hope to provide children with different methods of learning that we hope to hone in on and encourage. With 25 individualized learners, I work to satisfy all levels of development and encourage building on prior skills in our classroom, no matter where the child is!

My Project

As the children in my class begin to write more and more, I would like to strengthen their fine motor skills throughout the classroom in different areas.

Just because children are in subjects other than Writing Workshop doesn't mean they shouldn't be strengthening their fine motor skills!

The games and puzzles that are included in this project work on children's concentration, increase eye hand coordination, and help strengthen their pincer grip. Children will work on these skills through puzzles, using small objects to transfer or put into peg boards, pull rubber bands around pins, and create small puzzles with their hands.

Ms. Petrozzo
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Montessori Toys Logic Games Slide Puzzle Board Matching Maze Wooden Preschool Learning Early Education Shape Color Sorting Recognition Gift for Toddlers Kids Boys Girls Child Age 3 4 5 6 7 Years Old • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Coogam Wooden Geoboard Mathematical Manipulative Material Array Block Geo Board – Graphical Educational Toys with 30Pcs Pattern Cards and Rubber Bands Shape STEM Puzzle Matrix 8x8 Brain Teaser for Kid • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Play Brainy Four-Color & Shape Puzzle Game Montessori Toy – Fun & Educational 2-Sided Sliding Logic Puzzle for Shape & Color Sorting – Early Education STEM Toy for Toddlers – Wooden Slide Puzzle • Amazon Business $14.97 4 $59.88
MEROCO Montessori Screw Driver Board for Kids Montessori Materials Basic Skills Educational Learning Toys for 3 4 5 Year Old Kids Toddlers Sensory Montessori Toy Preschool Classroom • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
Coogam Wooden Letter Number Construction Puzzle Educational Stacking Blocks Toy Set Shape Color Sorter Pegboard Activity Board Sort Game for Kids Toddler Gift Preschool Learning STEM Toy • Amazon Business $8.99 4 $35.96
Learning Advantage CTU39470 Pegs and Peg Board Set, 5 Boards, 1000 Pegs (Pack of 1005) • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Multicraft Imports WS410 5-Piece Paintable Wooden Trays with Handles, 6-5/8 by 13-Inch to 10-1/8 by 16-1/8-Inch • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Wooden Brain Teaser Toy for Kids Adults Tangram Jigsaw Intelligence Colorful Hexagon Geometry Logic IQ Game STEM Montessori Educational Toys for All Ages Challenge • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98

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