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Ms. Berg from Spring Valley IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Our Hands To Learn

Help me give my students an Economy Sand and Water table so that they can explore and engage in the world around them.

  • $405 goal

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My Students

My students from central Illinois are part of a public preschool program that services both special education and general education students. This program allows many students with differing abilities and backgrounds to collaborate and learn together. My curious preschoolers love coming to school and engaging in many different experiences.

Energetic, excited, and engaged; my preschoolers are ready to explore the world around them.

Though they may be little, their play and exploration is building the foundation for the rest of their lives.

My Project

These sensory engaging materials will help my students explore their world through a hands-on approach. Whether they are engaging in sensory experiences to calm down because they are upset or to deepen their play experience, these materials will heighten their creativity and environmental awareness. Sensory play is so important for preschool students, especially students needing a little more exposure to these types of materials. These materials help them engage in and learn about the world around them through all of their senses.

With these new sensory tools, my preschoolers will be able to gain a deeper awareness of the world that they live in.

By giving my students the tools and materials that they need to be successful, I can begin to help them explore the many things that this world has to offer. Thank you so much for all your support!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA309 - Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LA315 - Top for Economy Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
Crayola Washable Paint, 16 Oz Plastic Squeeze Bottles, 1 Each of 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Steve Spangler Science Insta-Snow Powder, 14 oz – Fun Science Kits for Kids, Simple and Safe, Makes Realistic, Fluffy Snow in Seconds, Top Sensory Toys & STEM Activities for Classrooms and Home • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights Teachable Touchables Texture Squares • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
Crayola Washable Finger Paints, 6 Count, School Painting Supplies, Gifts for Kids, 4, 5, 6, 7 • Amazon Business $16.92 1 $16.92
YoYa Toys Liquimo - Liquid Motion Bubbler for Kids and Adults - 3-Pack - Hourglass Liquid Bubbler/Timer for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy and Stress Management - Cool Desk Décor • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Yoovi Early Learning Basic Life Skills Learn to Dress Boards - Zip, Snap, Button, Buckle, Lace & Tie 6 pcs/Set • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Infantino Sensory Press and Stay Sensory Blocks • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Impresa Products Spiky Sensory Balls (Pack of 5) - Squeezy and Bouncy Fidget Toys / Sensory Toys - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Kinetic Sand 3 Pounds Beach Sand (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Kinetic Sand The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand, Blue, 2 Lb • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Spiky Sensory Ring/Bracelet Fidget Toy (Pack of 3) - BPA/Phthalate/Latex-Free - Fidgets Toys/Stress Rings for Children and Adults - by Impresa • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
MarvelBeads Water Beads Rainbow Mix (Half Pound) for Spa Refill, Sensory Toys and Décor (Non-Toxic) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Elmer’s Metallic Slime Activator | Magical Liquid Glue Slime Activator, 8.75 FL. oz. Bottle - Great for Making Metallic Slime • Amazon Business $6.44 1 $6.44

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