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  • $313 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Thomas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Need Materials to Strengthen Our Fine Motor Skills!

My students need little pencils, tweezers, crayons, and the Handwriting Without Tears Toolkit.

My Students

My students need materials to help them learn to write. We need little pencils and crayons for little hands to be able to grip.

Welcome to our preschool class, where fun and learning never ends.

We need some supplies to help us with our fine motor skills! I am a special education teacher and I teach a preschool, self-contained class. My students have varied disabilities ranging from speech and language delays, cognitive delays, gross/fine motor delays, to autism. We spend our day doing many activities to help the students learn and develop skills they are delayed in. Some of my students cannot grip the pencil or crayon appropriately and have a hard time writing, coloring, or drawing. I even break the crayons in half so it will be easier for them to grip. I do many different activities to help them strengthen their fine motor skills while making it interesting. With that being said, we are in need of new writing materials.

My Project

I am requesting the handwriting without tears toolkit, which comes with many lessons, tips, and songs to use while teaching writing. The songs will help the students remember how to write letters while making it fun. The kit also has many activities we can use to teach about letters using wooden pieces to form letters, play dough, and a chalk board. The small pencils and crayons I am requesting will make it easier for my students to write with as it will be easier to grip than a regular pencil. Lastly, the tweezers will strengthen my students fine motor skills. They will be able to pick things up with the tweezers, which will strengthen their hand muscles.

Donations to this project will improve my classroom because my students will have materials to help them with writing skills and strengthen their fine motor skills.

My students will be exposed to the handwriting without tears program which is a great program that teaches writing. They will enjoy many different ways to learn about letters and how to write letters.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIT PRE-K TOOL KIT • School Specialty $151.99 1 $151.99
FLIP CRAYONS SET OF 206 • School Specialty $34.19 1 $34.19
PENCILS FOR LITTLE HANDS SET OF 144 • School Specialty $20.89 1 $20.89
LL139 - Fine Motor Tweezer Tongs - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$212.06

Vendor shipping charges

$20.71

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$265.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.93

Total project goal

$312.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$312.88

1 Donor

-$156.43

Donations toward project cost

-$132.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.46

match offer

-$156.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$132.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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