You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. S. from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A World of Diversity in Pre-K's Dramatic Play Center!

Help me give my students puppets, costumes and props for the dramatic play area to fully appreciate people of other cultures through dressing up and food!

  • $529 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are enthusiastic and engaged in all aspects of learning. They come from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. As all young children come to school with a variety of learning styles, we must provide an array of materials to meet and stimulate their growth. We must also document their achievements through the visual use of photographs.

Pre-kindergarten students are the youngest learners in a vibrant school community which is filled with supportive, involved parents.

Teachers also go beyond their role of "classroom teacher" and get to know children across the grades through inter-visitation and collaboration.

My Project

We live in one of the most diverse cities in the world! Though students and their families come from a variety of backgrounds, they don't often get to "practice" what it is like to walk in some one else's shoes.

Center based learning is the focus of the Pre-K Classroom.

Our "Pretend" (dramatic play) center is the hub of daily activity. Having the clothing, food and puppets that we are requesting would enhance considerably the experience of these young learners.

With adult support (conversation and scaffolding), students will have the opportunity to develop new vocabulary, as well as empathy for those around the world. We work hard on reinforcing the importance of kindness!

Ms. S.
Grades PreK-2

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. S. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diversity Puppets - Set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $101.96 1 $101.96
Hispanic/Latino Play Food • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 3 $55.98
16"-18" Multicultural Doll Clothes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.96 1 $50.96
Festive Multiethnic Hispanic Girl Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Festive Multiethnic Russian Boy Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Festive Multiethnic Hispanic Boy Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Festive Multiethnic African Girl Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Festive Multiethnic Asian Boy Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.16 1 $27.16
Festive Multiethnic African Boy Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.91 1 $22.91
Japanese Play Food • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
Tiered Puppet Stand • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96

Materials cost

$413.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$449.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.35

Total project goal

$528.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$528.98

1 Donor

-$264.49

Donations toward project cost

-$224.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.67

match offer

-$264.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3323970],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3795981,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/a-world-of-diversity-in-pre-ks-dramatic/3795981/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. S.","authorIds":{"3323970":{"owner":"Ms. S.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3795981],"proposalHash":"-1922618818","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp3323970_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1448398945852","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20695837,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjA2MzgwMw==","NjA2MDg1Mw=="],"teacherId":3323970,"schoolCounty":"New York (Manhattan)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}