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Mrs. Mull from Yuma AZ is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Puppet Show Without Puppets

My students need animal, multicultural and community helper puppets, and items for our dramatic play center.

  • $424 goal

This project expired on December 4, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living"-Dr. Seuss My students have no imagination. When I ask them what they like to do, its always about playing this video game or that video game. Dramatic play allows children to experience the world, to work out different scenarios.

I teach English Language Learners.

They do not speak or hear a lot of English at home. I have set up a dramatic play center and they love it. They get very upset if they don't get to go to the dramatic play center. I found a puppet curtain and would like to add some puppets to my dramatic play center. I would also like to change the theme of my center to keep it fresh and exciting for students.

My Project

I am asking for puppets and a vet set for my dramatic play center for my kindergarten English language learners. Children are active explorers. Through dramatic play children discover new meanings and develop understandings. Imaginative play is one of the tools in children’s spoken language, children practice spoken language to negotiate, present opinions and solve problems.

I want my students to use their imagination.

Dramatic play is good for social, emotional, and cognitive development. The ability to pretend is important to children's academic success. When children pretend, they have to recall experiences they have and re-create them. They learn about themselves, their families and society.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT740X - Let’s Talk! Community Helpers Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
RR580X - Big Mouth Animals Puppet Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
TT190X - Let’s Talk! Multicultural Puppets Set • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
LA827 - Lakeshore Puppet Tree • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
HH718 - Pet Vet Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95

Materials cost

$299.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$360.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.56

Total project goal

$423.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.75

5 Donors

-$211.88

Donations toward project cost

-$180.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.78

match offer

-$211.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$180.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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